Last updated on: 11/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Joseph McNamara, PhD Biography

Title:
Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1991-present
  • Police Chief, city of San Jose, CA, 1976-1991
  • Police Chief, Kansas City, MO, 1973-1976
  • Beat Police Officer and Deputy Inspector for the New York City Police Department
  • Consultant for the United States Department of Justice, State Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and some of the nation’s largest corporations
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Drug Policy Alliance
  • Appointed by the U. S. attorney general to the advisory board, Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Criminal justice fellow, Harvard Law School
Education:
  • PhD, Public Administration, Harvard
Other:
  • Lectured at many of the nation’s top universities, including Harvard, Stanford, and the University of California at Berkeley
  • Appeared on Meet the Press, Good Morning America, the Today Show, CBS Morning News, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Crossfire, Nightline, Oprah, Donahue, Larry King Live, Sixty Minutes, and other programs
Quoted in:
  1. Should Prostitution Be Decriminalized?
  2. Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?