Thomas Alexander

Lecturer

Dr. Alexander is finishing up his 42nd year with the Hagerstown Maryland Police Department. He has been assigned to patrol, a supervisor in records and communications, a member of the special response team, planning and research, internal affairs, and the research and grants administrator over his career. He is currently a Lieutenant of Police assigned as a Patrol Commander. Outside interests include Tae Kwon Do, where he holds a 1st degree black belt, stick fighting, tai chi, and road cycling; especially the Tour de France.  Dr. Alexander is a Terp 4 Life!

Areas of Interest:
  • Homicide clearances, racial disparity within the criminal justice system, and evidence-based policing practices.
Degrees
  • PhD University of Maryland College Park, Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • MS Shippensburg University, Criminal Justice
  • MA Hood College, Psychology
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
CCJS300 Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods Spring 2017 Syllabus
CCJS300 Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods Spring 2018
CCJS451 Crime and Delinquency Prevention Fall 2017 Syllabus
CCJS370 Race, Crime and Criminal Justice Spring 2018
CCJS498E Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; The Social Construction of Homicide Fall 2016 Syllabus
CCJS451 Crime and Delinquency Prevention Fall 2016 Syllabus
CCJS300 Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods Spring 2016 Syllabus
CCJS370 Race, Crime and Criminal Justice Spring 2016 Syllabus
CCJS370 Race, Crime and Criminal Justice Fall 2015 Syllabus
CCJS300 Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods Spring 2015 Syllabus
  • Thomas Alexander
Univ @ Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Phone: (301) 738-6031
Email: talexand@umd.edu