SPOTLIGHT Dr. Michael Antonio

  • Current Title: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Criminal Justice
  • Hometown: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Fall 2013

What drew you to WCU originally? And how has WCU changed since?
“Before coming to West Chester, I was a program evaluator for Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections and Pennsylvania’s Board of Probation and Parole. I took my staff into the state prisons and parole offices to interview inmates and offenders about correctional programming in order to determine what worked and what didn’t work, and then made recommendations for programming changes. As a State employee, I was limited in the research projects I could engage in, so I decided to return to academia where I had more independence to pursue my research interests.

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