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Damian Odunze

Department
Social Science

Position
Asst Prof Social Justice/Crime


Education

  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice & Criminology, Texas Southern University
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Houston, Texas
  • M.A., Theology/Religion, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • B.A., Philosophy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Areas of Expertise

  • Global Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Theories of Crime and Social Justice
  • Policing, Courts, Corrections and Social Justice
  • Race, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • International/Comparative Criminology and Human Rights

Selected Refereed Publications and/or Scholarly Presentations

  • Odunze Obiyo Damian (2020). The International Criminal Court Operations in Africa and the Bias of International Justice. In Obi N. I. Ebbe and Charles B. A. Ubah (eds.) The            International Criminal Court in Global Justice. (Invited Chapter).
  • Odunze Damian (2019). State and Ethno-Religious Violence in Nigeria: A Criminological Investigation. Doctoral Dissertation. ProQuest Publishers.
  • Obi, F., & Odunze, D. O. (2017). Criminal Justice Legitimacy in the Face of Post-Conviction DNA Testing. Public Policy and Administration Research, 7 (10). ISSN 2224-5731 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0972 (Online).
  • Odunze, D. O. (2018). Cyber victimization by Hackers: a criminological analysis. Public Policy and Administration Research, ISSN 2224-5731(Paper) ISSN 2225-0972(Online).
  • Onwudiwe, I. D., Odunze, D. O., & Onwudiwe I. P. (2017). A Review of Counter-Terrorism Laws in Nigeria– African Perspective. (Invited Chapter).
  • Odunze, D. O. (2016). Policing in Implementing Social Policy. In A. Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  • Odunze, D. O., Onwudiwe, I.D., Ubah Charles B. A., & Oko O. Elechi. Roundtable on Ideology and the War against Global Terrorism: A Critical Investigation. For presentation at the American Society of Criminology Conference, Washington, D.C., November 18- 21, 2020
  • Odunze, D. O., & Okereafor, J. C. A Critical Analysis of Masculinity and Genocide in Africa: Criminological Implications. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 26-30, 2019.
  • Odunze, D. O., & Okereafor, J. C. Policing and Implementing Social Policies in the United States. Presented at the American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 2018.
  • Odunze, D.O. Acton University Conference Participant. Theme: Evaluating the Idea of Social Justice.  Holland, MI, April 19-22, 2018.

Areas of Teaching Expertise

  • Global Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Theories of Crime and Social Justice
  • Policing, Courts, Corrections and Social Justice
  • Race, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • International/Comparative Criminology and Human Rights

Course Taught

  • Undergraduate Courses:
    • Juvenile Delinquency
    • Introduction to Criminological Theory
    • Ethics in Criminal Justice
    • Global Terrorism
    • Special Topics: Criminal Justice Policy and Practice
    • Introduction to Criminal Justice Policy and Practice
    • Organization/Philosophy of Corrections
  • Graduate Courses:
    • Professional and Institutional Ethics
    • Global Terrorism
    • Organization and Philosophy of Criminal Justice
    • Special Topics: Criminal Justice Policy and Practice