Dr. Robert J. Mutchnick

  • Rob MutchnickRetired Professor, Department Chair 


    PhD Criminology, Florida State University, 1979
    MA Criminology, Florida State University, 1972
    BA Sociology, Herbert H. Lehman College, 1971

    Areas of Interest

    Theory, History of Criminology/Criminal Justice, On-Line Learning Applications


    Dr. Mutchnick joined the IUP faculty in 1982. He published a DVD for use in Introduction to Criminology and was a coauthor with Randy Martin and W. Timothy Austin of the book Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present (2009). In early 2009, he published two books: one entitled Introduction to Criminology, which will be paired with the DVD; and a second with Bruce Berg and Connie Ireland, a workbook for research methods. In addition to being a member of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice for 30+ years, Dr. Mutchnick served as president of IUP-APSCUF, the union representing the faculty.