Associate ProfessorTimothy M. Eklin

Office: 1349 Cramer Circle, BIS 538
Phone: 231-591-5082
Email: [email protected]

2015 Ph.D., Antioch University – Organizational Leadership and Change
2001 M.A., Saginaw Valley State University – Organizational Leadership & Administration
1986 B.A., Saginaw Valley State University – Criminal Justice Major / Sociology Minor

Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department – Marine Deputy
Michigan Department of Corrections – Corrections Officer & Various Leadership Roles
Lapeer City Police Department – Reserve Police Officer

Dr. Eklin's research activities involve organizational leadership and change issues within the correctional system. He also served on the Michigan Correctional Officers' Training Council (MCOTC) for many years. This Council is responsible for establishing training and certification standards for all corrections officers and sergeants working in Michigan state prisons. The Honorable Jennifer Granholm, Governor of Michigan, appointed Dr. Eklin to the Council in 2008 and he served as Chair until March 2016.

Professional Interests
American Corrections Association (ACA)
Midwest Criminal Justice Association (MCJA)
Michigan Corrections Association (MCA)
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)