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Area of expertise: Social Movements and Change

Lorne Gibson

Lorne Gibson

Executive Director of Academic Development & Compliance; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Bio

    Native to Canton, South Dakota, Dr. Dr. Gibson studied sociology and criminal justice at Dakota Wesleyan, U. of South Dakota, and South Dakota State U. He worked at McCrossans Boys Ranch, a juvenile facility, during his doctoral studies. He joined AFROTC during doctoral studies at South Dakota State and later served as an AF officer from 2003 to 2011. As an officer, he served in the AF Occupational Measurement Squadron, then the USAF Academy before resigning and taking a new professorship at U. of Wisconsin-Platteville. He left UWP for UMPI in 2015 remaining in the criminal justice field. Dr. Gibson is married with 4 adult children.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Management, Organization, Leadership Social Movements and Change Courtship and Gender

  • Community Involvement

    • Civil Air Patrol, Squadron Commander, Presque Isle