Jill Alice Gordon, PhD
 Title: Dean & Professor
 Dept: Public Affairs and Education, Dean's Office
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 Email: j.a.gordon@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. , Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Jill Gordon is the dean of the Levin College of Public Affairs and Education. In her former position as assistant vice provost for faculty affairs, at Virginia Commonwealth University, she was responsible for various faculty development and mentoring programs. She has also served as interim senior vice provost for faculty affairs, senior associate dean of faculty and academic affairs, interim associate dean for research, interim director of graduate student service and advising and chair of the criminal justice program.

Her research interests center on correctional employees┬┐ attitudes toward work environment and culture, correctional program effectiveness and correctional staff workforce perceptions; she incorporates both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Gordon, along with a colleague, conducted a multi-site project examining perceptions of culture and climate among correctional officers and inmates. Gordon has experience in evaluation research covering both community and institutional corrections with the majority of this work being supported by federal, state or local funding.
 
Research Interests:
Evaluative studies of correctional policy encompassing both adult and juvenile systems; correctional employee's attitudes toward work, clients and overall organizational issues; domestic violence issues related to the criminal justice response
 
Teaching Areas:
Graduate and undergraduate research methods, criminal justice system, institutional corrections, graduate seminar in criminal justice, introduction to corrections, evaluation and treatment of the offender