Craig Gruber, PhD

PhD (Psychology), Clark University
MS (Gifted and Talented Education), Johns Hopkins University

Craig W. Gruber is the director of the Master of Arts in Homeland Security program and Lead Faculty in the Criminal Justice Program. Dr. Gruber’s teaching, research, and theoretical interests focus on the area of courage, personal agency revolving around homeland security, intelligence analysis, and educational settings; his expertise lies in maritime domain awareness, intelligence analysis, and counter-terrorism. An officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves, Dr. Gruber has served at the Office of Naval Intelligence 0397 and Joint Intelligence Center Central Command 0597.

A social and developmental psychologist, he is the coauthor of the book, Psychology, AP Edition. Dr. Gruber also is the author or coauthor of numerous articles that have been published in prestigious journals, including most recently Research in Developmental Education, the Procedia-Social and Behavioral Journal, Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, Culture & Psychology, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. He currently has an article in press at Research in Developmental Education.

Previously, Dr. Gruber was a lecturer in psychology at Northeastern University, an adjunct professor in psychology at Mt. Ida College, and a psychologist in residence at American University. Prior to that, he served as an assistant principal and as a teacher for various public school systems. He is certified and licensed in Maryland, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.


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