Jack Santiago Monell
Dr. Jack S. Monell is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Justice Studies at Winston-Salem State University with over twenty years of working in the fields of social work, criminal justice and human services. A scholarly practitioner with a broad range of experiences (both personal and professional), he has worked for nonprofit, local, state and Federal government agencies. He is the author of “A Preliminary Examination of Hegemonic Masculinity: Definitional Transference of Black Masculinity Effective Lethal Tactics against Black Males ” (MSU Press), which explores the issues faced by African American males and the violent encounters they face due to stereotypical perceptions and biases.
Jack received his Ph.D. from Walden University, MSW from Howard University, BA from Towson State University, and a Post Graduate certificate in Sociology, respectively. In addition to his academic responsibilities, Dr. Monell had an appointment as the inaugural Faculty in Residence where he served in that capacity for four years working with Student Affairs, specifically Housing and Residence Life, programming for students through co-curricular activities. His research interests focus on Afro Latino youth and their families, pop culture, and delinquency paradigm shifts. Colleagues describe him as a strong proponent of giving young people a second chance at life. A student centered professor, he prides himself in connecting and understanding the needs of students inside and outside of traditional classroom settings.
On a national level, Dr. Monell serves as a consultant for local, state and Federal agencies. He is a member of the American Society of Criminology, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the North Carolina Criminal Justice Association
“Create your own opportunities or society will dictate them for you.” – Dr. Monell