View Faculty List James Ponzi, D.B.A. Associate Professor, Chair of Criminology Department Criminology Homeland Security Undergraduate Certificate, Social Violence (Undergraduate), Criminology (Graduate), College of Contemporary and Liberal Studies firstname.lastname@example.org ProfessionalBioResearch &ScholarshipAwards &RecognitionInvolvement& Service Professional Bio Degrees Doctor of Business Administration, Homeland Security Management Specialty, Northcentral University, AZ, 2016 Master of Arts, Applied Communication, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 1999 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with Distinction), University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, 1990 Bachelor of Arts, English, Psychology minor, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, 1972 Academic & Professional Experience Regis University, Denver, CO: Chair of Criminology, January 2018-present Lead Faculty for Criminology online courses, August 2012-present Associate Professor, Criminology, 2009-present Lead Faculty in Criminology, Sociology and Psychology, 2007-2010 Affiliate Faculty, areas of discipline include Communication, Sociology, Psychology, Homeland Security and Criminology, 2006-2009 Denver Police Department, Denver, CO: District Five Substation Lieutenant/Shift Commander, 2000-present Internal Affairs Bureau Lieutenant, 1998-2000 District Three Lieutenant, 1992-1998 District One Substation Lieutenant, 1992 District Two Substation Sergeant, 1987-1992 District Four Substation Sergeant, 1986-1987 District Two Substation Sergeant, 1981-1986 District Three Substation Patrolman, 1974-1981 Recruit: Denver Police Training Academy, voted Class Valedictorian and was a finalist for Outstanding Recruit, 1973-1974 United States Army, Republic of Vietnam, Sergeant E-5, 1968-1970 Research & Scholarship Presentations Harvard Law School – Boston, Massachusetts, April 19, 2007. Presentation on phony crime statistics to an international audience. Canadian Police Association - Quebec City, Ontario, Canada, August 25, 2007. Presentation on phony crime statistics to an international audience. Awards & Recognition Excellence in Teaching Award, Regis University, 2007 Police Merit Award, Denver Police Department, Denver, CO, 2004 15 Gold Medals, International Police Olympics, 1976-2006. First place in twelve consecutive (held every two years) International Police Olympic powerlifting meets to include 15 gold medals. Record holder in the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) for Colorado. Four state records and one national record. Who's Who in America, the Marquis Who's Who Publications Board, Denver, CO, 2001-2002 Optimist International Law Enforcement Award, Montbello Optimist Club, Denver, CO, 2000-2002 Commendation, Summit of Eight, Denver, Colorado, 1997 Commendation, Pope’s Visit, Denver, CO, 1993 Police Merit Award, Denver Police Department, Denver, CO, 1987 Community Service Award, Denver Chamber of Commerce, Denver, CO, 1977 Army Commendation Medal, U.S. Army, Republic of Vietnam, 1968-1969 Bronze Star Medal, U.S. Army, Republic of Vietnam, 1968-1969 Community Involvement & Service Denver Police Brotherhood, Board Member Taught in local high schools as an instructor for Project Prince. This was a program that allowed police officers to teach civics classes several times a week using their own curriculum.