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SHSS Alum Awarded Tenure at the University of Pittsburgh

Tony Gaskew, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was awarded tenure and named an associate professor of Criminal Justice in a Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Coordinator of Criminal Forensic Studies.

Gaskew has an extensive professional background in the field of criminal justice, including serving as a member of a Counterterrorism/Counterdrug Task Force in Southeast Asia. He  was assigned to an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), working with agencies such as the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Customs, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He is a Fulbright-Hays Fellow, an FDD Terrorism fellow and a University of Pittsburgh Diversity Fellow.

Gaskew is the author of the book, Policing Muslim American Communities, and his upcoming book will focus on his fieldwork in Egypt and Israel.