Kenneth Gray, M.P.S.

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Senior Lecturer

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

M.P.S., University of Connecticut

M.A., Columbia University

B.S., Jacksonville University

About Kenneth

Mr. Gray is a retired FBI Special Agent, retiring with 24 years of service. Prior to his service with the FBI, Mr. Gray was a Naval Officer in the Surface Warfare community, U.S. Navy. During his FBI career, Mr. Gray conducted investigations in Foreign Counter-Intelligence matters, Counterterrorism, Computer Intrusions, Infra Structure Protection, Counter Proliferation, and Surveillance. In 1999, Mr. Gray initiated the Connecticut InfraGard Chapter, which is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector, sharing threat information and best practices. In 2001, Mr. Gray initiated the Connecticut Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) which is a joint agency task force, involving federal, state, and local law enforcement, to address the terror threat. From 1990 to 2001, Mr Gray was a member of the New Haven FBI SWAT team, and then became a crisis management coordinator for the New Haven Division of the FBI.

Mr. Gray is a member of ASIS International, and obtained his certified protection professional (CPP) certification in 2012.

Mr. Gray is a member of ASIS International, InfraGard, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), and the Society of Retired Special Agents of the FBI.

Mr. Gray is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven. His academic research interests include detection of deception, interviews and interrogations, crisis management, intelligence and terrorism.

Research Interests

Detection of Deception, Interviews and Interrogations, Crisis Management, Intelligence and Terrorism

Courses Taught
  • CJST 2201 Principles of Investigation
  • CJST 4400 Problems in Criminal Justice Seminar
  • CJST 4420 Advanced Investigative Techniques
  • FOR 633 Advanced Investigations II
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