School of Criminal Justice
director, M.P.S. in Justice Leadership and Management program
Ph.D., Alvernia University
M.S., Shippensburg University
B.S., Kutztown University
Prior to coming to the University of Baltimore, Patrick Hughes served as department chair and assistant professor of organizational studies at St. Louis University. He also served as lead graduate faculty/associate professor in organizational leadership at Central Penn College. He is a former police officer and remains a police academy instructor. Hughes is the 2013 winner of Alvernia University’s Dr. Nan Hamberger Founding Dean’s Award. In addition, he was named as one of the Central Pennsylvania Business Journals's 2012 "40 Under Forty" and he is the 2008 recipient of Central Penn College's Todd A. Milano Faculty Excellence Award.
Hughes teaches courses in leadership theory, organizational behavior and leading organizational change. His research focuses on organizational development, leadership, organizational change, and ethics as applied to the public sector.