Tony Gaskew

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
M.S. Criminal Justice

Tony Gaskew, Ph.D., is a contributing faculty member in the College of Psychology & Community Service, School of Criminal Justice. Since 2016, he has served as a chair on numerous dissertation committees, a university research reviewer, and has taught various courses within the criminal justice program. Dr. Gaskew is a Fulbright Hays Scholar, where he conducted ethnographic research in Africa. He is also an FDD Terrorist Fellow, where he conducted fieldwork in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank, examining the phenomena of political violence. In 2016, he was invited to the White House, where he served on the president’s committee on prison education. He has authored over 50 publications, including 3 books, focusing on the culture of policing and counterinsurgency. He is a former major crimes police-detective, serving as a member of the Department of Justices, Organized Crime Task Force. Dr. Gaskew is a USAF military veteran.

Courses Taught

CRJS 4150 - Capstone: International Justice and Human Rights

PPPA 9001 - Dissertation




BA, Barry University

Awards / Honors

Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2007

Fulbright Specialist Program, Peace and Conflict Resolution, U.S. Department of Education, 2016

Fulbright Specialist Roster Candidate, Fulbright Fellow, U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 2014

Academic Fellowship in Terrorist Studies, The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), 2008

Faculty Diversity Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

PBAA Teaching Excellence Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2012

Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (DHS) Beacon, , 2015

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Volunteer of the Year, , 2010

Florida Region IV Narcotic Officer of the Year, , 2000