Jill Gordon to Become Wilder School’s Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
By Pamela Stallsmith
“Dr. Gordon brings strong experience and capability to the position. She has led our Criminal Justice program–the largest in the school and the fourth-largest undergraduate major in the university–with distinction,” said Dean Niraj Verma. “She will be excellent in this new role.”
Verma thanked Brubaker for serving with dedication and good judgment. “Dr. Brubaker brought great passion to this position. She will continue to be an asset to our Ph.D. program.”
Gordon earned her bachelor’s in criminal justice from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and her master’s and doctorate in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. She has provided oversight on numerous school initiatives including SACS review, articulation agreements with community colleges and the development of the recent criminal justice policy concentration in the Ph.D. in Public Policy. Also, she is representing the Wilder School as a Recruitment and Inclusive Champion in a Provost office-led initiative.
Albanese earned his bachelor’s in sociology and natural science at Niagara University and both his master’s and doctorate in criminal justice at Rutgers University. He served as chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice. He is the author of many articles and the author and editor of 18 books.