Areas of Specialization:
African Criminology, Community Policing, Counter Insurgency Policing/Informal Policing, Homeland Security, Human Trafficking, Security Strategies and Intelligence, Terrorism, Theories of Crime and Justice
Dr. I.D. Onwudiwe received his Ph.D. degree from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University. Currently, Dr. Onwudiwe is Professor of Administration of Justice in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University.
His research has focused primarily on terrorism, policing, strategic security, and theoretical criminology. He has published many scholarly articles, and he is the author of the Globalization of Terrorism, a book that was listed by Amazon.com as one of the Top 100 books on Terrorism. Dr. Onwudiwe also co-authored International Patterns of Community Policing, published in 2009 by CRC Press, a division of Taylor and Francis. Dr. Onwudiwe has been a valued member of the Department of Administration of Justice (DAJ) since 2005. He has served as both the Director of the Graduate Program and Chair of the DAJ. Additionally, Dr. Onwudiwe provides strategic security solutions and advice to government agencies and organizations in homeland defense, counterterrorism, and community policing. Dr. Onwudiwe believes in research, excellent teaching, and mentoring of his students.