Rudolph Alexander, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Social Work
Ohio State Faculty

Social Work

Rudolph Alexander, Jr. (Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1989) is Professor Emeritus of Social Work (retired 2014). His research interests include the impact of prisoners on grants to counties, and the impact of law on social work and criminal justice policy. He is the author of To Ascend into the Shining World Again (2001) published by TheroE Enterprises, Racism, African Americans, and Social Justice published by Rowman & Littlefield (2005), and A Macro Perspective of Human Behavior and the Social Environment published by Sage in 2008. A speech given in November 2007 at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Lansing, Michigan) was published in the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review.

Areas of Expertise
  • Deviance
  • Psychopathology
  • Mental Health
  • Adult and juvenile corrections
  • Research
  • MSW - University of Houston, 1984 Social Work, Houston, TX
  • BS - Sam Houston State University, 1981 Criminology and Corrections, Huntsville, TX
  • AS - Armstrong State College, 1977 Criminal Justice, Savannah, GA
  • PhD - University of Minnesota, 1989 Social Work, Minneapolis, MN

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