With 35 years of professional law enforcement, security, research and higher education experience, Sam McQuade currently serves as a tenured full Professor and Enterprise Security Program Coordinator at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
Dr. Sam McQuade is a former National Institute of Justice Program Manager for the U.S Department of Justice, and Study Director for the Committee on Law and Justice at the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences. He also served as an Air National Guard security officer, county deputy sheriff, detective, school resource officer, city police officer and police organizational change consultant.
Professor McQuade holds a Doctoral Degree in Public Policy from George Mason University, a Master of Arts Degree in Public Administration from the University of Washington, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Services Management from Western Washington University. He teaches and conducts research inclusive of cybercrime, security studies, terrorism, stresses experienced by family members of incarcerated offenders, and the role of evil in organizational and public policy decision-making.
Recent books: Understanding and Managing Cybercrime, The Encyclopedia of Cybercrime and Cyber Bullying: Protecting Kids and Adults from Online Bullies, and Handbook on Cyber Bullying. Youth education books include: Living with the Internet, Cyber Stalking and Cyber Bullying, and Internet Addiction and Online Gaming.