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Justice And Policy Department

Will Pizio

Charles A Dana Professor of Justice and Policy Studies


Office

Duke 209
336-316-2418
wpizio@guilford.edu

Biography


Will Pizio

Will Pizio

Meet the Professor

Will Pizio has taught Criminal Justice at Guilford College for 20 four years. His focus lies in two distinct areas. First, he is a policing and criminal justice policy expert with sub-expertise in police use of force and police culture. He has a background in policing, which guides his research, reading, and class content. He also has a degree in cyber security and also teaches courses in that area.

Lastly, his latest book is for high school students and focuses on engaging in an efficient and effective college search along with strategies to succeed in college, specifically in their first year.

 

Education


State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D., 2009
Criminal Justice
State University of New York at Albany, M.S., 1995
Criminal Justice
State University of New York at Albany, B.S., 1989
Criminal Justice

Selected Scholarship


Preparing Yourself to Succeed in College: A Professor’s Guide to Choosing a College and Thriving in Your First Year. A 2 Z Publishing.

Courses Taught


Law Enforcement and Police Roles
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Investigation
Professional Development in Criminal Justice
Capstone
Police Brutality and Culture
Seminar in Cyber Security
Foundations of Criminal Justice (graduate)
Problem-Solving in Criminal Justice (graduate)