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Kevin Hood, Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Public Safety and Justice Studies

Academic Qualifications:
Master of Education – Adult and Higher Education
Thesis Topic: Spirituality in the Adult Learning Quest
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Sue Scott
University of Alberta, 2001

Bachelor of Social Work
University of Calgary (Edmonton Division), 1990

Bachelor of Arts – Psychology Major
University of Alberta, 1984

In my professional practice, I have worked in a variety of roles over the course of my career including child welfare investigations, working with youth involved in high risk behaviours, managing the Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution program for Alberta Children’s Services and I was Senior Manager responsible for Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice with Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security during my time with the Alberta public service.

I came to MacEwan in 1991 as a sessional instructor and then accepted an appointment as a full time instructor in the Correctional Services program. In July, 2011 I took over as Chair of the Correctional Services program and became Public Safety and Justice Studies Department Chair in 2015.

I have linked to a number of RSS Feeds related to Corrections, Justice and government. There are also links to some of the agencies we offer field placements with.

If you need to contact our program, our University Advisor’s phone number is (780) 497-4567. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions about the field, our program, or life at MacEwan.