Faculty - Major in Criminal Intelligence Analysis
Major in Criminal Intelligence Analysis


Dr. James C. Brown, Ed.D.

James (Jim) C. Brown

, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Phone: (315) 792-3246
Office: 205 ECJS Building
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Dr. James C. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Business & Justice Studies; joining the full-time faculty in January of 2014 after serving multiple senior administrative roles at Utica College since 2005. ...More About James C. Brown

Austen Givens, Professor of Practice for Cybersecurity

Austen D. Givens

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Phone: (315) 792-3753
Office: 213 ECJS Building

Professor Givens teaches undergraduate courses on homeland security, counterterrorism and emergency management at Utica College. He also teaches graduate courses on critical infrastructure protection, cyber incident management, and network security. ...More About Austen D. Givens

Brett Orzechowski

Brett J. Orzechowski

, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Management

Phone: (315) 223-2564
Office: 181 Genesee Street, Suite 518

Brett Orzechowski, Assistant Professor of Management and Media, joined the faculty in the School of Business and Justice Studies in 2015 after serving as CEO/Publisher of The Connecticut Mirror/Connecticut News Project, Inc., a public policy news organization in Hartford and Washington, D.C. He previously taught at Quinnipiac University with a particular emphasis on reporting stories using nonlinear, interactive digital media, and public affairs reporting with a focus on data and analytics. ...More About Brett J. Orzechowski

Ray Philo, Executive Director, Economic Crime Institute

Raymond (Ray) L. Philo

, M.A.
Professor of Practice-Criminal Justice

Phone: (315) 223-2483
Office: 203 ECJS Building


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Shanna R. Van Slyke

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Phone: (315) 792-3302
Office: 204 ECJS Building

Shanna R. Van Slyke, Ph.D., is assistant professor of criminal justice in Utica College’s School of Economic Crime and Justice Studies. ...More About Shanna R. Van Slyke

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

William (Bill) M. Virkler

, M.B.A.
Assoc Dean Justice Studies Pro

Phone: (315) 223-2559
Office: 102B ECJS Building

Judge Virkler is associate dean of justice studies at Utica College. He is a graduate of LeMoyne College, Syracuse, and holds a MBA from Syracuse University. ...More About William M. Virkler

Gregory E. Walsh

Gregory E. Walsh

, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Phone: (315) 792-3027
Office: 206 ECJS Building

Gregory E. Walsh, Ed.D., is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. Prior to joining UC, Walsh held a variety of positions with the New York State Police over a 25-year career. ...More About Gregory E. Walsh


William M. Virkler, M.B.A.
Program Director, Associate Dean of Justice Studies

(315) 223-2559
102B ECJS Building (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502