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Philip J. Verrecchia, Ph.D.


  • B.S., West Chester University (1990)
  • M.S., Shippensburg University (1995)
  • Ph.D., Marywood University (2003)


  • Coordinator, Internship Coordinator for Criminal Justice


  • Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Examining Terrorism
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Criminal Justice Statistics

Research Interests

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Terrorism
  • Handgun possession on college campuses
  • Restorative justice

Recent Publications

  • Verrecchia, PJ (2020). Behavioral Science Statistics (4th Edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
  • Witherup, K.L. & Verrecchia, PJ (2019). Microaggressions on campus: An examination of student perceptions. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 8, 91-99.
  • Strassle, C.G. & Verrecchia, PJ (2019). Faculty perceptions of the seriousness and frequency of classroom incivility. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 30(1), 187-209.
  • Verrecchia, PJ & Hendrix, N. (2018). The effects of self-classification on perceptions of security levels and civil liberties among a sample of college students. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 9(1), 1-12.
  • Verrecchia, PJ & Hendrix, N. (2017). ​ College students perceptions toward carrying concealed weapons on college campuses. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 29(1), 62-78.
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