Contact

William Virkler, M.B.A.
Chair of Criminal Justice

(315) 223-2559
Take the next step - Apply now

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Business and Justice Studies


Criminal Justice Major


Faculty


R. Bruce (Bruce) McBride, Ed.D.


Professor of Criminal Justice



R. Bruce McBride
Phone: (315) 792-3808
Office: 104 ECJS Building


Biography


R. Bruce McBride joined the full-time faculty of Utica College in 1985 and served at the College until 1987 when he became Director of Campus Safety and then Assistant Vice Chancellor of University Life and University of Police for the State University of New York system. Upon retiring from the State University, Professor McBride rejoined the full-time faculty of Utica College 2001. During 2006-2008, Professor McBride served as Executive Director of the Economic Crime and Justice Studies Division and as Director of the Economic Crime Management program.

Professor McBride currently holds the faculty rank of Professor of Criminal Justice and teaches ECM 611 Organizational Theory, Structure and Design, and ECM 651/2/3/4 Professional Project/Thesis I and II in the Economic Crime Management program. Dr. McBride received B.A. and M.A. degrees in History from the State University of New York College of Oswego in 1970 and 1973, respectively, and M.S. and Ed.D. degrees in Educational Administration and Policy Studies in 1985 and 1986, respectively.

Professor McBride is a co-author (with Dean George Curtis) of Proactive Security Administration, and a co-author of Proactive Police Management, now in its 6th edition, and Criminal Justice Internships, now in its 5th edition.

Dr. McBride is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the Northeast Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Criminal Justice Educators of New York State, ASIS International, and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.