Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Study Abroad Program Faculty Director
- Ph.D., University of South Florida
- M.A., Antioch University
- B.S., Cheyney State University
Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf joined the Radford University faculty in 1993.
Spring 2015 Schedule
CRJU-365, Diversity Issues in CRJU, 11:00-12:15 TR
CRJU-365, Diversity Issues in CRJU, 12:30-1:45 TR
CRJU-430, International Criminal Justice, 3:30-4:45 TR
CRJU-495, Critical Perspectives in CRJU, 6:30-9:30 W
Office Hours: 10:00-11:00 & 2:00-3:00 Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 Wednesdays, and 2:00-3:00 Thursdays, and by appointment
Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf's academic interests include social and cultural anthropology, ethnography, race and ethnicity, minorities and criminality, police subculture, community policing, comparative justice systems, and Islamic Law.
Recent Professional Activities
Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf's recent research includes:
- Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf presented a paper at the XV World Congress of the International Study for Criminology in Barcelona, Spain in July, 2008.
- In 2008, Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf completed training in Social Justice Mediation from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The training allows Dr. Abdul-Ra'uf to serve as a mediator in the area of social justice.
- "Roles of Disengagement: Race, Crime, and Imprisonment - the Transformation of an African American New Worldview." Article under review.
- Abdul-Ra’uf, B. & Newman, F. (Accepted). Is Racial Profiling of African Americans a Police Resource? In Larry Hoover. (Ed.). Challenging American Police: A Reader for 21st Century American Police: A Reader for the 21st Century.
- "Examining Blasphemous Physical Depictions of the Prophet Mohammad." Paper Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Meetings, 2007, Seattle, Washington.
- "U.S. Police/African-American Community Relations and Racial Profiling: Doing Anthropology at Home." ERCES Online Quarterly Review, 3(1).
- “Police Subculture and Racial Profiling: Doing Anthropology at Home.” Paper Presented at the European and International Research Group on Crime, Ethics and Social Philosophy (ERCES), 2006, Borovetz, Bulgaria.