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Dr. Donald LiddickAreas of expertise/Research interests: Organized crime, political corruption, environmental crime, crime theory, criminal procedure, comparative criminal justice, and popular culture/media and crime

What do you like most about Penn State Fayette? The opportunity to be around so many intelligent and intellectually curious people.

What do you like most about Penn State Fayette students? I like the youth and vigor of my students. They also tend to be keenly sensitive to the issue of injustice.

What is your favorite class to teach, and why? Race, Crime, and Justice. This class gives me the opportunity to challenge students to address their assumptions.

What is your favorite class project, and why? In the class Race, Crime and Justice, my students are required to read a book called “Black Rednecks and White Liberals,” by Professor Thomas Sowell. Dr. Sowell’s observations and the questions I ask of students lead to answers that should inspire hope, especially among African-Americans.

What is your favorite quote? “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles.”—Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)

Associate Professor
Administration of Justice
Eberly Building, 206 U