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Anthony McBride

Title:Assoc. Professorial Lecturer
Office:Warde Academic Center
Email:amcbride@sxu.edu
Department: Criminal Justice

Biography

Anthony McBride has over 20 years of experience working in the juvenile justice field. For part of his career, he worked as a community monitor, juvenile probation officer, school-based probation officer, assistant supervisor of an alternative sentencing center, and supervisor of probation department. He also served on several committees including the State of Illinois Offender Reentry Committee under the direction of former Governor Bruce Rauner and drug court, joint police and probation officers planning meetings. He also conducted joint ride-alongs and apprehension warrant searches. He was also charged with designing, overseeing operations, and implementing a first-time offender program in Pittsburgh called Youth Match. This program connected first-time offenders to positive community resources with the hope that they would remain connected to these programs to prevent further delinquent behavior. Youth Match was nominated as Court Operated Program of the Year in Pennsylvania. He also designed and oversaw a new program that focused on the educational transitional needs of offenders who were committed to state and private juvenile institutions.


Education

Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership for Education

Duquesne University

M.A. in Criminology

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

B.S. in Criminal Justice

Northeastern University

A.A. in Liberal Arts

Hilbert College

Areas of Specialization

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Prevention Services of At-Risk Youth
  • Intervention Services At-Risk Youth
  • Re-entry Services
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Probation and Parole
  • Restorative Justice
  • Corrections
  • Community Corrections
  • Intro Criminal Justice
  • Diversity in Policing

Certification/Licensure

Conflict Resolution Certificate

Chair Specialized Clinical Interests

  • Why Juveniles Join Street Gangs
  • Community Policing
  • Juvenile Offenders
  • Alternative Sentencing
  • Probation Parole
  • Restorative Justice

Courses Taught

  • CJ 294: Research Methods and Design
  • CJ 216: Crime and Media
  • CJ 202: Introduction to Corrections

Selected Honors/Awards

  • Golden Apple Award
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year
  • Nominated Probation Officer of the Year
  • Program of the Year at the State level in Pennsylvania
  • Hilbert College Hall of Fame
  • NCAA Basketball Tournament Participant

Presentations/Publications/Productions

McBride spoke at 11 conferences including an international conference in Russia at the Russian Academy. He spoke at seven non-juried presentation/workshops. He published seven peer-reviewed articles in the Law Enforcement Executive Forum and in The Public Chamber of the Russian Federation Russian Academy of Law Publishing group “Lawyer” Vladimir Branch of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation: Vladimir State University. He published five non-peer reviewed articles, six children's books and one book chapter.