Adjunct Faculty

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Stephanie Batcheller, Esq.
Professor Batcheller is a career defender currently working as a Staff Attorney with the New York State Defenders Association Public Defense Backup Center, a resource center for assigned counsel attorneys around the state. She teaches Concepts in Criminal Law.

David DiCaro
Professor DiCaro is the former Chief of Police of Gates, New York. He teaches Technology in Criminal Justice. drdgcl@rit.edu

Hon. Robert Duffy
Professor Duffy is the Lieutenant Governor of New York. He holds an advanced degree from Syracuse University. He has taught Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement.

Jennifer Gravitz, Esq.
Professor Gravitz has taught numerous courses in the Department of Criminal Justice for the past two decades and specializes in Computer Crime. jlgnge@rit.edu

Glenn Hoff
Retiring in 2010 as a Deputy Chief with the Rochester NY Police Department, Professor Glenn Hoff has 27 years of practical experience and holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership and a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He teaches Management in Criminal Justice. gahgcj@rit.edu

Hon. Valerie R. Johnson
Professor Johnson serves as an Administrative Law Judge in the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. She has taught Juvenile Justice.

Robert Maldonado
After retiring from the New York State Police and serving as Deputy Chief of the Rochester Police Department, Professor Maldonado served as Jail Superintendent of Monroe County. He holds a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from SUNY Albany and teaches a number of law enforcement-oriented courses. rxmgla@rit.edu

Ed Minardo
Professor Minardo serves as the Superintendent of Genesee County Jail and is the former Director of Genesee Justice. He teaches Restorative Justice.

Hon. James Mulley
Professor Mulley is a Penfield Town Justice and is also employed as Executive Assistant for the Appellate Division Fourth Department. He teaches a variety of law-based courses, including Courts and Juvenile Justice. jxmgcj@rit.edu

Hon. Edward Nowak
Professor Nowak is the former Public Defender of Monroe County. He teaches law-related courses, including Seminar in Law and Evidence.

Hon. Howard Relin
Professor Relin is the former District Attorney of Monroe County. He teaches a number of law-related courses.

Brian Shiffrin, Esq.
Professor Shiffrin is a partner at Easton, Thompson, Kasperek, and Shiffrin, LLP. He teaches Courts and Wrongful Convictions. bxsgcj@rit.edu

Steven Siena, Esq.
Professor Siena is a retired Captain with the Monroe County Sheriff's Department. He holds a law degree from SUNY Buffalo, and has taught courses such as Criminology, Corrections, and Law Enforcement.

Michael Stein, Esq.
Professor Stein litigates disability rights cases as partner with the firm Stein & Vargas, LLP. He has also traveled extensively in Chile giving presentations and workshops on the human rights of deaf people. His areas of research interest include the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rights of individuals with disabilities in the justice system. mssnce@rit.edu

Hon. Joseph Valentino
Professor Valentino serves as a judge for the Appellate Division, 4th Department. He teaches Courts. jxvgcj@rit.edu

Jennifer Wolfley
For over two decades, Professor Wolfley has had a career in public service as well as teaching. She has taught in various disciplines including criminal justice, writing, literature, and women's and gender studies. Her publications have addressed homelessness, prostitution and street life. Professor Wolfley currently teaches courses in Prostitution and Vice, Seminar in Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Prison Writings and Women and Crime. Ijwgla@rit.edu