Dr. Victor M. Manjarrez,
Dr. Victor M. Manjarrez, Jr. is an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice. Dr. Manjarrez served for more than 20 years in the United States Border Patrol and filled key operational roles both in the field and at Headquarters over the course of his extensive homeland security career. He earned his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso. In addition, Dr. Manjarrez is also a graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows Program. He has received more than $2 million research funding from federal grants as a principal or co-principal investigator. His primary area of study is the homeland security enterprise with research topics that include: professional development, organizational system analysis, border security system assessments, and issues related to legitimate trade and travel.
Classes Taught:• CRIJ 4321: Organized Crime
• CRIJ 3351: Crime and Justice on the US/Mexico Border
• CRIJ 5300: Criminal Justice Administration, Management, and Organizations
• CRIJ/INSS 5343: Crime and Border Security