Roger G. Dunham

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-6170
Locator Code:
2030

 
Career

Education

1977Ph.D. Sociology Washington State University
1975 Sociology Washington State University
1969B.A. Sociology University of Washington

Professional Experience

2010 - Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
2000 - 2007Associate Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1994 - 1996Associate Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1989 - Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1983 - Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1977 - Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami

Memberships

The American Society of Criminology
American Sociological Association
Director of Research, Center for the Study of Law and Society, University of Miami
(1984-88)
Research Consultant, Grand Jury, Dade County, Florida
(1984-85)
Director of Research, Evaluation Research Division, Management Development, Inc.,
Coral Gables, Florida (1980-83)
Research Professor, Nursing School, University of Miami
(1979-83)
Fellow, Institute for the Study of Aging, Univ.of Miami
(1978-80)
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Police decision-making, police use of force, racial profiling by police, juvenile delinquency, deviance theories

Research Projects

Assessing Police Officers’ Decision Making and Discretion

Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Justice.

(February, 2002 through October, 2004) 

(Savannah, Georgia).

An Examination of Racial Profiling and Police Traffic Stops in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Co-Principal Investigator, Miami-Dade County, Florida

(November 2000 through March, 2004)

The Force Factor: Measuring Police Use of Force Relative to Suspect Resistance

Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Justice.

(June, 1998 through December, 2000)

Drug-Use-Forecasting Project

Site Director (Miami), National Institute of Justice

(March, 1991 through June, 1998)

An Analysis of Police Useof-Force in Three Cities
Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Justice.
(September, 1996 - March, 1998)
Police Pursuit Driving and the Use Of Excessive Force in Three Cities

Site Director (Miami), National Institute of Justice

(January, 1994 through December, 1995)

Hurricane Andrew: The Impact on Law and Social Control

Co-Director of Research, National Science Foundation

(October, 1992 through August, 1993)

(P.I.- Ronald Akers, University of Florida)

Predicting Relapse Following Alcoholism Treatment

Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

(August, 1985 through August, 1989).

Impact of Police Behavior in a Multi-Ethnic Setting: Implications for Training and Evaluation

Co-Principal Investigator, Metro-Dade County, Florida

(July, 1985 through February, 1986)

Women and Minorities in Alcoholism Treatment: A Nationwide Evaluation.

Principal Investigator, Summer Award in Business and the Social Sciences, University of Miami

(May - July, 1984)

Validation Study of the Police Officer Entrance Examination

Principal Investigator, City of Hialeah, Florida

(JanuaryDecember, 1983)

Nursing Curriculum Enhancement Project

Evaluator, DHHS Health Resources Administration

(July, 1980 through July, 1983)

Factors Affecting Utilization and Effectiveness of Treatment and Support Services for Elderly Problem Drinkers

Co-Principal Investigator, Administration on Aging

(October, 1979 through May, 1981)

Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing, University of Miami

Evaluator, DHEW Health Resources Administration

(September, 1978 through June, 1980).

Publications

Alpert, G.P.; R.G. Dunham and M. Stroshine Policing: Continuity and Change. 2nd Edition (Long Grove, IL, Waveland Press. 2015).


Dunham, R.G. and G.P. Alpert (eds.) Critical Issues in Policing: Contemporary Readings. Seventh Edition (Long Grove, IL, Waveland Press. 2015).