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Office: 518 Bishop Hall

Email: GregoryVanderkooi@ferris.edu

Phone: 231.591.2458

Gregory Vanderkooi

Professor

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Office: 518 Bishop Hall

Email: GregoryVanderkooi@ferris.edu

Phone: 231.591.2458

Professional activities and areas of interest

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Hundersmarck, S., Vanderkooi, G., Vasicek, M. (2016). “Police Use of Force: Transitioning Policy into Practice,” Police Forum. 26 (3).

Presentations

  • Paper
    Hundersmarck, S., Vanderkooi, G., Vasicek, M., Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 53rd Annual Meeting, “Are We Training Officers How to Use Force,” Denver, CO, (2016).
  • Paper
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 52nd Annual Conference, “Assessing the Efficacy of Problem-Based Learning Strategies within Police Training Academies: A Michigan Study,” Orlando, FL, (March 2015).
  • Paper
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Nerbonne, T. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 47th Annual Conference, “Will Problem-Based Learning Enhance Police Academy Training: A Michigan Perspective,” San Diego, CA, (February 2010).
  • Poster
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching, “The Implementation and Application of Problem-Based Learning Strategies in Higher Education,” Traverse City, MI, (September 2008).
  • Presentation
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Nerbonne, T. (Presenter), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, “The Implementation of Problem-Based Learning Modalities into Michigan Police Academies,” Seattle, WA, (March 2007).
  • Presentation
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Nerbonne, T. (Presenter), Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, “Positive Effects of PBL in Police Academy Education,” Grand Rapids, MI, (February 2007).
  • Paper
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference, “Problem-Based Learning: An Attitudinal Study of Police Academy Students,” Chicago, IL, (September 2006).
  • Paper
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference, “The Implementation and Application of Problem-Based Learning Strategies in Police Academies,” Chicago, IL, (September 2005).
  • Presentation
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, “Issues in Training – Movement Away from the Militaristic Model and Police Training: Problem Based Modalities, Human Rights, and Dignity,” Chicago, IL, (March 2005).
  • Paper
    Queen, C. (Presenter), Vanderkooi, G. (Presenter), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, “The Implementation of Problem-Based Learning Modalities into Michigan Police Academy Curricula,” Chicago, IL, (March 2005).

Education:

PhD, Western Michigan University, Educational Leadership: Higher Education

MS, Ferris State University, Criminal Justice Administration, Corrections

BS, Grand Valley State University, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement

AA, Muskegon Community College, Criminal Justice

Programs:

Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration, School of Criminal Justice