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Dr. Hamin Shabazz


Elston Hall, Room 305

D.P.A., University of Baltimore
M.P.A., University of Michigan
B.A., A.A.S., Widener University

Dr. Hamin Shabazz is a 2019 Fulbright Scholar who has had the opportunity to familiarize himself with program and curriculum designs, organizational structures, quality assurance procedures, and credit and degree expectations in Indian higher education. 

Over the span of his career, Dr. Shabazz has served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill.; Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas; Department Chair for Criminal Justice at Stevenson University in Stevenson, Md.; and Assistant, Associate, and Tenured Professor of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security at Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga.

He has provided expert commentary on syndicated radio and television programs addressing issues dealing with law enforcement, and has been dubbed a “resident Criminal Justice guru” by WBAL TV in Baltimore, Md. He also appeared before the Maryland Commission on Public Safety and Policing Workgroup providing testimony about the psychological re-testing of police officers in the state of Maryland.  

Expanding international education opportunities has been a priority of Dr. Shabazz, who had extensive experience in international studies at his previous institutions. As a Criminal Justice expert, Dr. Shabazz has worked closely with police agencies locally, nationally, and internationally for more than a decade. His educational philosophy is “meeting students where they are.”

He holds his D.P.A. from the University of Baltimore; M.P.A. from the University of Michigan; and B.A. and A.A.S. in Criminal Justice from Widener University.