Jeffrey S. Anderson

Lecturer, Law and Society

Contact Information

Office: Albany Campus, Armory 202
Phone: (518) 292-1973

Degree Information

B.A., English, Western Connecticut State University
M.A., English, Western New Mexico University

Courses Taught:

Criminal Justice: Functions and Processes
Prison Reentry
Current Trends in Criminal Justice
English Composition
The Short Story

Recent Presentations

"New York's County Reentry Task Forces"

American Corrections Association, Kansas City, MO August 13, 2007

"Current Trends in Criminal Justice"

Criminal Justice Educators of New York State, Lake Placid, New York October 20, 2005

"Technology in County Criminal Justice Programs"

National Institute of Justice Annual Technology Institute, Washington D.C. September 20, 2006

"County Reentry Task Forces"

New York State Association of Sex Offender Treatment, Saratoga Springs, New York
Western New York CAYSA, Rochester, New York Oct. 24, 2007

"Reentry Task Force Technology Needs"

National Law Enforcement and Correction Technology Conference San Diego, California June 2, 2009

Other presentations:  "Multi-county Sex Offender Management,"  "Drug Treatment Courts'" "Jail Population Analysis" and "Day Reporting Centers."


Lead the development of both misdemeanor and felony drug dependency courts and assisted in the development of domestic violence and mental health court projects.

With Richard Hamill Ph.D., created the first multi-county sex offender management project in the United States

Developed one of the first county reentry task forces in New York state which has served as a model for subsequent task forces and acts as chairman.

Operated "gun buy back," electronic monitoring, drug testing and community anticrime programs.

Organized the Jail Utilization Committee, the Criminal Justice Coordination Council and the Rensselaer County Conditional Release Commission.

Member of the advisory board for the criminal justice program at Hudson Valley Community College

College Contributions

Member, Sage College Law and Society Advisory Board