Dr. John T. Whitehead is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice
& Criminology at East Tennessee State University.
Dr. Whitehead completed his M.A. at the University of Notre Dame and earned his Ph.D.
in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Albany. He teaches classes in Criminal Justice Ethics,
Corrections, and the Death Penalty.
He has written a book entitled Burnout in Probations and Corrections, co-authored
a textbook on juvenile justice entitled Juvenile Justice, an Introduction (which is
now in its fourth edition), and co-authored a textbook on corrections entitled Exploring
Corrections in America.