About Timothy A. McCorry
Timothy McCorry is an assistant professor in the Social Sciences Department at Medaille College. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Buffalo where he specialized in criminology, juvenile delinquency, and the sociology of law. He teaches courses in the criminal justice program including: Introduction to Criminal Justice; Juvenile Delinquency; Crime and Society; Policing in a Multicultural Society; Community Policing; Parole, Probation and Community-Based Corrections; and Law Enforcement Ethics.
In addition to his teaching experience, he has worked as a research consultant for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Research Institute on Addictions, and The Baldy Center for Social Justice at UB where he conducted research on a variety of topics, such as juvenile crime, substance abuse, and public policy.
Also active in the community, he has partnered with the West Side Community Collaborative (WSCC), the West Side Youth Violence Prevention Coalition (WSVPC), Child and Family Services, and Journey’s End, with the goal of developing approaches to effectively respond to the high level of youth violence in the city of Buffalo. He participated in the West Side Good Neighbors Planning Alliance where he assisted in the creation of a comprehensive crime control strategy for the city of Buffalo and helped facilitate the training of local residents on the usefulness of restorative justice programs in conflict resolution.
Recently, he was re-elected as President of the New York State Sociological Association (NYSSA), and he is currently organizing the annual conference at Medaille College. He is also the co-founder and co-editor of the online journal The New York Sociologist.