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Shahid M. Shahidullah

Professor/Chairperson, Social and Behavioral Sciences (Criminal Justice)

Shahid M. Shahidullah
Office: 202A Moore Hall
Address: Campus Box 851
(252) 335-3448
Fax: (252) 335-3331

Shahid M. Shahidullah is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Chair Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology, Social Work. Before joining Elizabeth City State University, Dr. Shahid taught at Virginia State University, Christopher Newport University, and St. John’s University in New York. He received his M.P.I.A. (Master in Public International Affairs) and M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh. His major research interests include Transnational Organized Crime, Global Terrorism, Comparative Criminal Justice, and Crime Policy in America. Westview Press published Dr. Shahid’s first book “Capacity Building in Science and Technology in the Third World” in 1991. His book on “Globalization and the Evolving World Society” (with P.K. Nandi) was published in 1998 by E. J. Brill of the Netherlands. American University Press published his book on “Crime Policy in America: Laws Institutions, and Programs” in 2008. Jones and Bartlett will publish his book on Comparative Criminal Justice in 2012. He has also authored and coauthored numerous articles and they were published in such journals as Global Crime, Criminal Law Bulletin, Violence and Aggression, Future Research Quarterly, Knowledge-Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, The International Journal of Knowledge Transfer, Journal of Developing Societies, and Virginia Social Science Journal. Dr. Shahid has worked as a member of the Editorial Board of Victims and Offenders: Journal of Evidence-Based Theory and Practice. Dr. Shahid is an active member of the American Society of Criminology, American Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and Virginia Social Science Association. He was the President of Virginia Social Science Association in 2008-2009. Dr. Shahid is the 2011 recipient of the Zamora Award given for his distinguished service to Virginia Social Science Association.

PhD, University of Pittsburgh (1980-1988)