Michael W. Markowitz

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Felician University

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Michael W. Markowitz is the vice president for academic affairs at Felician University in New Jersey. In his role as chief academic officer, he oversees all academic programming and initiatives, as well as academic assessment and strategic planning for the university. During more than 25 years in higher education, Markowitz has served as a faculty member and in a variety of administrative positions at several institutions. Most recently, he served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Holy Family University in Philadelphia, helping lead the university through an unprecedented period of academic expansion and growth. His research interests and publications have focused on the ability of criminological theories to explain criminality, especially as it varies by race, gender, and social class. He has been a frequent contributor to CIC, serving as a mentor for other chief academic officers, conference presenter, and program facilitator.