Daniel J. Mabrey, Ph.D.

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Assistant Dean

Criminal Justice Department
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
B.A., Sam Houston State University
B.B.A., Sam Houston State University

About Daniel

Dr. Daniel Mabrey joined the faculty of the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven in 2008. He received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in 2014. He currently leads UNH's security education reform/modernization initiatives in Gulf Cooperation Countries. He has held a variety of other faculty and administrative roles at the University.

Dr. Mabrey is also a Professor in the College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. He supports several initiatives including the Education Development Working Group within the Partnership for Peace Consortium, the Countering Transnational Organized Crime program, and other resident courses.

He was a Research Fellow at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studie s and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 2014-2016. He was a Proteus Management Group Fellow at the US Army War College from 2006-2008. He was also an instructor at the US Department of State's International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) from 2005-2010.

Dr. Mabrey has published two books, written more than 30 academic papers, authored 5 government reports and delivered more than 100 academic and policy presentations in 50+ countries. He has also been the principal investigator on more than $7m in research funding from agencies including: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), Department of Homeland S ecurity, National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services.

Areas of Expertise
  • Defense/Security Education Reform
  • Faculty Development, Instructional Design, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • Gulf Cooperation Council Security Issues
  • Natural Resource Curse & Extractive Industries
  • Transnational Organized Crime