MAJ Stephan Kaftan

Title: Faculty - Security Studies
Department: Social Science/Busin Administr Division
Phone: (575) 624-8167
Office: Willson Hall 121

FALL 2017 Schedule
Course IDSecCourse NameHS/JC
CRIJ 111301Introduction to Criminal JusticeJC
CRIJ 111305Introduction to Criminal JusticeJC
CRIJ 111311Introduction to Criminal JusticeJC
CRIJ 1113H01Coll Int to Crim JusHS
CRIJ 121316Terrorism and the Terrorist ThreatJC
CRIJ 211303CriminologyJC
CRIJ 225316Introduction to TerrorismJC
LEAD 110315Introduction to LeadershipJC
LEAD 1103H15Coll Intro to LeadershipHS
Educational Background:

M.S. Indiana State, Criminology (1985)

B.S. Minot State, Criminology (1983)

A.A.S. Ulster County Community College (1978)


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Department, NMMI (2013).
Hawkeye Community College (1998-2013)
Prison Warden (1984-1998)

Honors, Awards and Publications:
Achievement Award by the National Association of Counties for the Guilford County Sheriff's Department video arraignment system. (1994)
The Best of the Best National Teaching Recognition. (2002, 2003)
Upper Iowa University Excellence in Teaching Award. (2004-2005)
Upper Iowa University Excellence in Teaching Award. (2006-2007)
Distinguished Professionals. (2010)
Upper Iowa University Excellence in Teaching Award. (2011-2012)


Organizations and Committees:

Red Cross Disaster Response Team Captain and Disaster Instructor, Captain (2000-Present)

AARP, Member (2005-Present)

Iowa Keeper of the Land. Department of Natural Resources, BOD (2000-Present)

North Dakota Peace Officer: December 1983 article “Stress and the Police Officer.” 1987.

Book Reviews Curbing The Abuse Of Inmate Litigation, Community-Managed Corrections And Other Solutions To America’s Prison Crisis and Privatization of Criminal Justice. American Correctional Association.

Paper entitled “Police Unionization: Pros And Cons.” University of Illinois. C.J. The Americas. Volume 3, Number 1. 1990.

American Jails “The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department-Blending The New With The Traditional.” 1995.

Numerous manuscript reviews (1999-2006).

PowerPoint textbook presentations published for Introduction to Criminal Justice 4th ed. By Robert M. Bohm and Keith N. Haley (2004). Criminology 2nd ed. By Glick (2004).

Professional Presentations:

Conducted training on acquired immune deficiency syndrome for criminal justice practitioners in Bismarck. March 1987. Devils Lake. April 1987. Dickinson. December 1987.

Paper presented at the 1988 meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Association.

Conducted training for the Georgia Department of Corrections and other state agencies on the use of the personal computer to include comprehensive software training. (1990-1992)

Conducted training for members of the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department on leadership styles and methods. (1993)

North Carolina Local Government Information Systems Association, Fall Conference. Session presentation on the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department video arraignment system. (1994)


Professional Consultations:

North Dakota State Penitentiary and State Industrial School “AIDS/HIV: The Impact on Corrections. (April 1987)

Reviewed the Williams County Sheriff’s Policy and Procedures Manual and made recommendations to the Sheriff.

Conducted a review of the Iowa State Department of Corrections training curriculum and made recommendations. (July 2004)

Waterloo Public Schools Incident and Safety Building Committee. (2006-07)

McGraw Hill Advisory Board Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism. (2009-present)