Raymond Philo, Cybersecurity Professor and Executive Director of the Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute, Professor of Practice of Criminal Justice, Dr. James Brown, along with Anthony Callisto of Syracuse University, and Polly Smith of Utica College, co-authored a paper entitled, "Command Transitions for Criminal Justice and Other Public Administration Civil Service, Appointed and Elected Agency Leaders". All four authors presented this paper at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) conference held on March 4, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The ACJS is an internationally recognized association that promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis.
"To be approved to present our research project before such a distinguished group of leaders was quite an honor," Philo said. In addition to presenting research, Philo and Brown networked with a diverse group of individuals who are on the international stage of criminal justice research and policy development.
"Our main focus now that the paper is complete is to work on having the paper considered for publication in one of the top tier peer-reviewed criminal justice journals," Brown said.
In addition, the co-authors are working on future presentations to promote the most significant outcome of the research to the criminal justice and public administration community; the Command Transition Matrix.
"This is one of the most exciting aspects; when one's research comes to life in actionable, practical applications."