David A. Mackey

Professor of Criminal Justice

BS, University of Lowell; MA, University of Massachusetts; PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Email: damackey@plymouth.edu

Office: Hyde Hall 334C
Phone: (603) 535-3193

Fall office hours:
Monday & Wednesday  12:15pm – 2:15pm
or by appointment

About David Mackey

David A. Mackey is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Plymouth State University.  He received his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  He earned his Ph.D. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1997. He is a lifetime member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences.  He is also a member of the American Society of Criminology. He co-edited Crime Prevention, published by Jones and Bartlett, with Kristine Levan  of Plymouth State University.

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

  • Mackey, David & Courtright, Kevin (2012). Connecting academic criminal justice to the practitioner perspective: The efficacy of the professional interview published in The Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
  • Mackey, David & Smith, Michael (2012) X-ray scanning, wiretaps, and other searches: College students’ perceptions of the reasonableness and intrusiveness of homeland security searches published in Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, Special Issue Homeland Security Ten Years After 9/11.
  • Courtright, Kevin, Mackey, David & Packard, Susan. (2011). Criminal justice job desirability among incoming freshmen: Exploring relationships between personal characteristics and occupational attractiveness published in Corrections Compendium.

Awards or recognition

  • Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Regional Fellow’s Award, 2011

Courses Taught

CJ 1010          The Criminal Justice System
CJ 1050          Emerging Tech in Criminal Justice
CJ 3080          Juvenile Delinquency
CJ 3090          Criminology
CJ 3150          Society, Ethics & the Law
CJ 4400          Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJ 4800          Criminal Justice Seminar
PY  3150         Society, Ethics & The Law
SO 3080         Juvenile Delinquency
SO 3090         Criminology