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Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II
Assistant Professor
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology



  • School Leadership
  • Nonprofit and School Administration
  • U.S. Criminal Justice 
  • Critical Terrorism
  • Corrections
  • Critical Criminology
  • Transformative Justice
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Disability Pedagogy
  • Eco-ability
  • Critical Animal Studies
  • Hip Hop Studies
  • Peace & Conflict Studies
  • Restorative Justice
  • Justice Justice
  • School to Prison Pipeline
  • Green Criminology
  • Social Justice
  • Inclusive Education
  • Gender & Women’s Studies


  • Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Contemporary Violence
  • Terrorism
  • Organized Crime
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Restorative Justice and Transformative Justice
  • Mediation and Negotiation
  • Conflict Studies and Analysis
  • Media and Crime
  • Social Problems
  • Gender, Sexuality and Crime
  • Disability and Crime


  • Ph.D., Social Science, Syracuse University, 2011
  • M.S., Cultural Foundations of Education, Syracuse University, 2008
  • Graduate Certificate, International Conflict Management, Syracuse University, 2005
  • Graduate Certificate, Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University, 2005
  • M.A., Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, Fresno Pacific University, 2003
  • Graduate Certificate, Mediation, Fresno Pacific University, 2002
  • B.A., Political Science, Pre-Law, and Public Administration, University of St. Thomas, 2000


  • Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Institute of Public Safety at Salt Lake Community College. He is the editor of the Peace Studies Journal, Transformative Justice Journal, and co-editor of five book series including Critical Animal Studies and Theory with Lexington Books and Hip Hop Studies and Activism with Peter Lang Publishing. He has published over fifty book chapters or articles and forty books. Nocella is the National Coordinator of Save the Kids, Executive Director of the Institute for Critical Animal Studies, Director of the Academy for Peace Education, and acquisitions editor of Arissa Media Group. His work has been translated in Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, German, Korean, and Japanese. He has been interviewed by New York Times, Washington Post, Houston Chronicles, Durango Herald, Fresno Bee, Fox, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, and Los Angeles Times.

Mailing Address


  • Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II
    Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology
    Institute of Public Safety Programs
    Salt Lake CommUnity College
    Larry H. Miller Campus
    Public Safety Education Center
    Office 270 D
    9750 South 300 West
    Sandy, Utah 84070

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