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Bloss, William Professor


Dr. William P. Bloss is Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, at East Carolina University.  His previous academic appointments were at The Citadel and University of Houston. He holds Ph.D., M.A., and B.S degrees in Criminal Justice.  His research focuses on transnational and comparative crime and terrorism, police practices, and privacy issues in criminal justice. Professor Bloss has written several books, articles, and other publications in addition to conducting international research, consulting with government agencies, and editorial advising with academic publications. Dr.  Bloss is a fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and has been named to Marquis Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who among America’s Teachers. Prior to entering academia, he served as a regional police academy director and law enforcement officer.

Research Interests

Transnational crime, international terrorism, comparative criminal justice, drug trafficking, law enforcement practices, homeland security, and privacy issues in criminal justice.

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