Michael L. Hummel, Ph.D.
Professor of Leadership and Security Studies, Cal. U.
Dr. Hummel is a tenured Professor (Professor Rank) of Leadership and Security Studies, Department of Justice, Law & Society, and Director of the academic Leadership Studies Program,
Homeland and International Security track, and the Serene Leadership Institute at California University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor, and Program Course Developer,
Doctorate of Management in Homeland Security Program, Colorado Technical University, Adjunct Professor, Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership, BHSU, and Adjunct Professor for the University
of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs: Teaching courses in Homeland Security, and Terrorism in the Administration of Justice and Public Service Department, Graduate
School of Public and International Affairs.
Dr. Hummel is a retired Military Police Officer with 23 years of service in the United States Army. His education includes:
Ph.D., Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York, 2000. Department of Social Sciences/Organization and Leadership: Concentration in Public Administration and Public
Policy. My policy research primarily focused on public administration, leadership, security, politics, and public policy.
Masters of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York, 2000. Principle Coursework and Research Areas: Public Administration and Public Policy.
Masters of Public Administration, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), New York, 1997. Public Policy and Public Administration. Principle Coursework and
Research Areas: Conducted Research Work for the NYPD on Security Policy, Purchasing Policy for High Cost Police Equipment, and Improving Police and Community Relations. This degree included
a heavy focus and study of government and police operations, leadership, and advanced policy evaluation and analysis to form policy or program decisions in government organizations.