dr evelyn gracia bio
Dr. Garcia served as a uniformed member of the service at the New York City Police Department from 1984-2004. During her tenure there she had been assigned to the Patrol Services Bureau, Public Moral Division, and ultimately to the Office of the Director Of Training. At the Academy she spearheaded the accredidation process for recruit level training,which currently awards college credits to its recruits. Additionally, she was the administrative supervisor at the Department’s Leadership Development Institute. She has traveled to the United States International Law Enforcement Training Center, located in Botswana, South Africa where she taught Principles of Ethics to officers from various African nations. She has also worked with the United States Department of Justice and The Office of Special Programs at John Jay College of Criminal Justice delivering training in Ethical Awareness to law enforcement officers from the United States prior to their deployment to international peace-keeping missions.
- Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ,(2014)
- M.P. A., Policy and Administration, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, (1996)
- B.A., Government and Public Administration, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (1987)
- A.A.S., Liberal Arts, State University of New York, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood , NY (1982)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde, R., Williams, J, (eds.) ( In press 2016). Contemporary Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Cognella Publishing
- Garcia, E., (In press 2016). Policing: Discretion and the Use of Force. In Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde,R., and Williams, J (eds.) Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System.
- Garcia, E., (In press 2106) Policing: Community and Police Relations. In Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde,R., and Williams, J., (eds.) Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System.
- Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., (2016) Paper: The Role of Juvenile Justice Workers in Alternative to Incarceration Programs. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference, Denver CO.
- Garcia, E., (2015) Roundtable Chair: A Pedogogical Tool: The Use of Experiental Learning for Criminal Justice.American Society of Criminology Conference, Washington, D.C.
- Garcia, E., (2015) Paper: An Analysis of Empirical Data Confirming Disparities in Access to Higher Education for Latino Students: Factors Related to College Choice and Need to Foster Attendance at Four Year Colleges. Presented at the Health, Equity, and Social Justice. Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY.
- Garcia, E., (2015) Moderator: Black Lives Matter?: The American Criminal Justice System. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metro- Campus.
- Garcia, E., (2015) Roundtable: Revoluntionary Dialogue: When Pedagogy and Civil Unrest Meet. Discussion at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.