Expertise: Sexuality, Deviance, Violence, Applied Sociology, Natural Disasters, Research Methodology, Social Service Planning, Criminal Justice Planning, and Community Policing
Dr. Duane Dukes, department chairman from 1988 to 1997, received his Ph.D. in 1980 from Kent State University and has been at John Carroll since 1976. In addition to a Cleveland Faculty Fellowship for research on crime prevention programs within the city of Cleveland’s Department of Public Safety in 1987, academic honors include the university’s Distinguished Faculty Award in 1988, the Cleveland Jaycees’s Outstanding Young Clevelander Award in 1989, the William P. Dumont Community Service Award in 1989 and the 1986 award for outstanding volunteer from the Cleveland Task Force on Violent Crime.
He has published his highly successful book, Issues in Community Policing(with Peter Kratcoski, 1995). Since then, he has served as president of the Society for Applied Sociology, board member of the Sociological Practice Association, and director of the American Sociological Association Honors’ Program. His specialties are collective behavior, deviance, violence, applied sociology, natural disasters, social service planning, criminal justice planning, community policing and research methodology.