Roddrick Colvin

Roddrick Colvin

Associate Professor
Phone number: 
212.237.8850
Room number: 
3515N

Education

 

PhD - University at Albany (SUNY), New York

MPA - Seattle University, Seattle 
BA - Indiana University, Bloomington

 

Bio

Roddrick
Colvin is an associate professor in the Department of Public Management
at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY).  In addition to his
interest in employment policy, he is also interested in organizational
behavior in police departments, and lesbian and gay civil rights.  

 

He currently teaches courses in public administration, human resource management, and policy analysis.   

 

Before
joining the faculty of the Department of Public Management, John Jay
College of Criminal Justice, Dr. Colvin was the Research Director at the
National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce's Policy Institute.    


Prior to joining the Taskforce, he was actively engaged in applied research, management, and consulting with private, public and nonprofit organizations, including; conducting program evaluations with the US Government Accountability Office and the Center for Urban Youth and Technology.

Publications

Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Colvin has been published numerous times. His research has been published in the Review of Public Personnel Administration (ROPPA), the Journal of the Academy for Critical Incident Analysis, the Journal of Homosexuality, Police Quarterly, Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, Business and Society Review, and the Review of American Politics.

His first book, Gay and Lesbian Cops: Diversity and Effective Policing, was published in 2012.

Research

His research focuses on employment-related discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and other criminal conduct in the workplace. His current research is a comparative study that examines discrimination and harassment against lesbian and gay police officers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Argentina. 

Research interest

His
research focuses on employment-related discrimination, harassment,
retaliation, and other criminal conduct in the workplace. His current
research is a comparative study that examines discrimination and
harassment against lesbian and gay police officers in the United States,
the United Kingdom, and Argentina.

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