DR. THOMAS EDWARD CAYWOOD
- Doctor of Philosophy, August, 1995, Sam Houston State University,
Huntsville, Texas. Criminal Justice. Dissertation “Social Ecology and Urban
Homicides: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1987–1992.”
GPA 3.60 Criminal Justice
- Master of Science, May, 1981, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri. Criminal Justice Administration
- Bachelor of Science, November, 1977, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri. GPA 3.09. Major - Criminal Justice Administration. Minor - Sociology
- Associate of Science, May, 1976, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, Missouri. GPA 3.07. Major - Law Enforcement
- Professor of Criminal Justice August 1991 to present. University of Wisconsin at Platteville, Platteville, Wisconsin. Responsible for teaching the majority of police related courses in the department for the undergraduate and graduate programs. Under graduate courses include; police function, police administration, police community relations, interviewing, current issues in criminal justice management, criminology, research methods, and criminal justice seminar. Graduate courses include; criminal justice systems, law as social control and policing a democratic society. Internship coordinator for student interns during the summer semesters. Student advisor for about 60 criminal justice majors. Member of numerous university, college and department committees includes; graduate council, university rank, salary, tenure policy committee, college curriculum committee, CRST, DRB, and department graduate admissions committee.
- Distance Education: I've developed three graduate courses for our on-line graduate program. I've attended numerous training sessions for Lotus Learning, Prometheus, Blackboard and D2L.
- Coordinator for undergraduate on line bachelor criminal justice degree program. Will work with various entities to obtain approval of this new delivery method for place bound students wishing to obtain a bachelors degree in criminal justice.
- I’ve developed and received University approval (UUCC) for 3 new courses in forensic investigation: Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Evidence Collection and Preservation, and Fingerprint Classification and Development. These are three of the core courses in a planned minor and major emphasis.
- Lecturer October, 1990. Missouri Safety Center, Central Missouri State University. Lectured on delegation of authority, communication and decision making for the Mid-Level Management course. This course was for Wyoming peace officers conducted at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy in Douglas, Wyoming.
- Guest Lecturer July, 1990. National Police Institute, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri on accident investigation for the basic law enforcement academy.
- Doctoral Fellow August, 1987 – December, 1989. Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. Part time research and teaching assistant.
- Instructor of Criminal Justice January, 1986 – August, 1987. Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri. Courses of instruction included: Introduction to Criminal Justice; History of Corrections and Penal Institutions; Criminal Justice Management; and Civil Commitment in the Criminal Justice System. Member of several Department and University committees.
- Claims Adjuster June, 1981– December, 1985. Farm Bureau Insurance Company, P.O. Box 658 Jefferson City, Missouri. Duties included handling insurance claims for the company in a five county area, making detailed investigations of automobile accidents, home and farm losses and liability claims.
- Police Officer August, 1977 – June, 1981. 102 South Holden, Warrensburg, Missouri. Duties included routine patrol, conducting criminal investigations both as a patrol officer and as an investigator, investigation of traffic accidents, interviewing witnesses, making arrests and processing arrested subjects.
- Military Service:
- Counter Intelligence Technician United States Army Reserve/ Army National Guard, October 1983 to August 2000. Retired as CW 2. From October 1988 to August 2000 I was a counter intelligence agent/technician with the 321st Military Intelligence Battalion. Mobilized May 1999 to February 2000 in support of Operation Joint Forge. Stationed at Eagle Base, Tuzla, Bosnia. I was the counter intelligence force protection officer for the G-2. Retired at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 2.
- Security Policeman United States Air Force, June 1970 to May, 1974. Duties included missile security, base defense security, security alert team patrols and arms room attendant. Honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant.
- Co-author of a textbook with Stephen Walters on correctional officers and probation and parole offices. In Press.
- Routine Activities and Urban Homicides: A tale of Two Cities. Homicide Studies. Volume 2, No. 1, 1998.
- Race Public Assistance, and Homicides. Sociological Imagination. Volume 35, No. 1, 1998.
- Probation Law And Practice in Texas. Co-author with Rolando V. del Carmen, Betsy Witt and Sally Layland. Sam Houston Press, 1989. Huntsville, Texas.
- The Texas Adult Probation Survey. primary author with Betsy Witt and Rolando V. del Carmen. Texas Journal of Corrections. Vol. 15, No. 5. 1989.
- Presented paper entitled “Race, Public Assistance and Homicides.” At the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 11-15, 1996, Louisville, Kentucky.
- Chair and discussant for the panel “Race and Justice.” At the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. March 15, 1997, Louisville, Kentucky.
- Presented paper entitled “Social Ecology and Urban Homicides, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1987 - 1992.” At the annual meeting of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association. September 14-16, 1994, Chicago, Illinois.
- Presented and co-authored paper entitled “A Partial Replication of the Application of the Routine Activities Approach to Urban Homicide.” At the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 8-12, 1994, Chicago, Illinois.
- Presented paper entitled “Gender and Racial Patterns of Homicide Victimization in Milwaukee.” At the annual meeting of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, September 15-17, 1993, Chicago, Illinois.
- Presented paper entitled “Is There a Difference Between Rural and Urban Texans and Their Perception of Criminal Victimization.” At the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Educators, October 5-6, 1989, Corpus Christi, Texas.
- Presented paper entitled “Female Guards and Male Inmates: Is There a Clash of Constitutional Rights?” At the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Educators, October 7-8, 1988, Corpus Christi, Texas.
- Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
- Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
- Co-recipient of the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Educators graduate student paper presentation award for 1989