Dr. Gary Feinberg
Chair, Department of Social Sciences and Counseling
Professor of Sociology
PhD, The Union Institute; BA, MA, Sociology, Brooklyn College
Phone: 305-628-6578
Office: Mimi Dooner Hall, Room 217-R

Dr. Gary Feinberg has been in academia for over 45 years, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in sociology and criminal justice. A pioneer in developing the criminal justice degree in the State of Florida, credits include over 35 published journal articles, especially seminal works on elderly offenders and numerous articles on comparative international criminal justice systems. He frequently participates at national meetings of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and he is a longtime member of the American Sociological Association. Post graduate studies include seminars on society and politics at the University of Oxford, Cambridge University, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He served as chair of the Consumer Advisory Board of FPL, and is a former member of the Miami-Dade Consortium on Elderly Services. Current research interests include identity theft and securities fraud.

  • Feinberg, Gary. Instructor’s Manual/Test Bank. For David O. Friedrichs, 3rd Edition. Law in our lives. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011.
  • Feinberg, Gary. The professional model of law v the business model of law: A critical review of opposing trends in the United States of America and the Peoples Republic of China. The Asian Journal of Criminology, October, 2010.
  • Feinberg, Gary. The Epidemic of Petit Corruption in Contemporary Cambodia: Causes, Consequences and Solutions. Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 11, 2009, 277-296.
  • Feinberg, Gary. Philosophical schools justifying the death penalty. In Joe Holland and Michael McCarron, editors. Beyond the Death Penalty. New York: Pax Romana, Center for International Study of Catholic Social Teaching. 2007, 29-46.