Marcel Beausoleil, PhD, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Marcel Beausoleil

Behavioral Sciences

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2020
Tuesday 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00-11:00am and 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay Complex 232
Phone: 978.665.3853

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Criminal Justice (CJ 1000)
Private Security (CJ 2016)
Ethics in Criminal Justice (CJ 2651)
Organized Crime (CJ 3100)
Innovative Practices in Policing (CJ 3141)
Principles and Practices of Law Enforcement
Community Policing
Physical Security
Corrections in America
Drugs and Society
Police Management and Supervision
Law, Liberty, and Morality
Theories of Punishment


Ph.D., Salve Regina University
M.S., Salve Regina University
B.S., Bryant College

Research Interests:

Ethics in criminal justice
Ethics training
Police supervision and management
Police corruption
Control of police conduct: internal affairs, complaint investigation
Early warning systems and citizen review boards
The effect of technology on police officers
Powers and accountability of private police
Plagiarism and cheating among criminal justice students

Professional Affiliations:

ASIS - American Society for Industrial Security
NESA - New England Sociological Association
ACFE - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
ACJS - Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute Ethics Center
NEACJS - Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences
CMCOP - Central Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association
NEFDC - New England Faculty Development Consortium
IAET - International Association of Ethics Trainers - National Institute of Ethics
MACJE - Massachusetts Association of Criminal Justice Education