Robert Louden, Ph.D.

Robert Louden
Phone: 732-987-2711
Fax: 732-987-2010
Office Location:
A&S 116
Office Hours:
Posted on Door
Sociology / Anthropology / Criminal Justice
Vita(PDF): R. Louden Vita

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., M.Phil, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School;
  • M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice;
  • B.A., The City College of New York

Select Publications:

  • "Active shooter in the Emergency Department: A scenario-based training approach for healthcare workers" Kotora, JG, Clancy T, Manzon l, Malik V, Louden RJ, Merlin MA.
    Am J Disaster Med. 2014 Winter; 9 (1):39-51. doi: 10.5055/ajdm.2014.0140
  • "Hostage Negotiation" in Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. Ed by Bruce A. Arrigo. Thousand Oaks CA; Sage, 2014.
  • "Bumpurs, Eleanor (1918-1984)"; "Davis, Larry (1966-2008)"; "Streetwise Project". In African Americans and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia. Ed. by B. D. Frazier, D. Jones-Brown, Santa Barbara, CA; Greenwood, 2014.
  • "Hostage/Crisis Negotiation: A Means to an End." In Contemporary Theory, Research and Practice of Crisis and Hostage Negotiation. Ed. by Randall G. Rogan and Frederick J. Lanceley. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc. (2010).
  • "Hostage/Crisis Negotiation: An Exemplar of FBI and Local Law Enforcement Cooperation." in Law Enforcement Executive Forum, (2008) 8 (1) pp. 27-39.
  • "Policing Post – 9/11" in Fordham Urban Law Journal. (2005, July) (XXXII) (4) pp.757-765.
  • "Selection and Training of Police Hostage Negotiators: What's Missing?" in Law Enforcement Executive Forum, (2004) 4 (2) pp. 47-53.
  • "Negotiation Under Extreme Pressure: The 'Mouth Marines' and the Hostage Takers" with J. Cambria, R. DeFilippo, H.McGowan, (October 2002) Negotiation Journal (18) (4) pp.331-343.
  • "Hostage Negotiation as a Team Enterprise"[with C. Bahn] (1999) Group, (23) (2) pp.77-85.

Courses Taught:

  • CJ211 Intro to Criminal Justice
  • CJ351 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • CJ331 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • CJ355 Political Crimes & Terrorism
  • CJ333 Internship in Criminal Justice
  • CJ361 Private Security Systems
  • CJ398 Special Topic: Homeland Security
  • CJ398 Special Topic: Hostage Negotiation
  • CJ495 Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • FY 201 Transfer Seminar

Research Area:

  • Hostage Negotiation; CJ and Disasters; Chaplains in Law Enforcement;

Service to the University:

  • Middle States Working Group Chair
  • Chair, Science and Mathematics Curriculum Committee
  • CJ Faculty Search Committee Chair
  • Faculty Advisor ODK-International Leadership Honor Society
  • Moderator, CJ Club
  • International Association of Hostage Negotiators; Advisory Board
  • Redeem-Her; Board of Trustees
  • Ocean County Violence Prevention Coalition; Member
  • Saint Barnabas Institute for Prevention; Community Advisory Panel

Why I love GCU:

  • Openness; Honesty; Challenge; Caring;

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