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CURRICULUM VITA, ADAM R. CARLSON


PRESENT POSITION

2006–Present Graduate Assistant

Undergraduate Academic Advisor; Advisor for Professional Peace Officer Education (PPOE) program / Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Skills; Teaching Assistant for Crime and Justice in America (Saint Cloud State University course CJS–111); and Department Liaison to the student Criminal Justice Association

EDUCATION

2008 M.S., Criminal Justice (pending)

St. Cloud State University (SCSU), St. Cloud, MN

2006 B.S., Elective Studies

St. Cloud State University (SCSU), St. Cloud, MN

CERTIFICATIONS

2007 Gang Specialist

with a primary focus in Hate Groups/White Racist Extremist Gangs with a secondary focus in Cults, Satanism, and Gangs National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC), Peotone/Chicago, IL

2000 SCUBA Diver

Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)

2000 Amateur Radio Operator, Technician Class

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2006–Present Teaching Assistant

Guest lectured and conducted criminal justice courses including Corrections, Theory and Practice (CJS 415), and Theories of Crime and Justice (CJS 486).

2008 Teaching Assistant

Performed academic support services and guest lectured in Spatio–Temporal Analysis of Crime (CJS 496/596).

2007 Teaching Assistant

Performed academic support services during Summer Semester and Fall Semester 2007 for the Fall offering of the 200 student large lecture auditorium course Crime and Justice in America (CJS 111).

Duties included: researching, composing, editing and producing exams; prepared, conducted and lectured at exam study sessions; communicated directly with and in support of 200 students; monitored attendance; maintained student files; tracked athletes and confirmed academic compliance; tutored students seeking further help; conducted the auditorium class when the Professor was delayed or absent.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

2005–2006 Customer Service

Coborn's Incorporated

2003–2005 Loss Prevention

Coborn's Incorporated

2000–2003 Customer Service

Coborn's Incorporated

1998–2001 Logistics / Flow

Target Corporation

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2007–Present Fund–Raising Volunteer

Assisted Tri–County Crime Stoppers during fund–raising activities.