Areas of Expertise
Cyber-crime, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminology Theory, Drugs and Crime and Online Teaching Pedagogy
BA, American University, Justice, 1993
MS, American University, Justice, 1995
PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Criminology, 2002
Theodore (Ted) Shields is the Digital Instructor and Technology Liaison for Florida International University’s Department of Criminal Justice. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and his MS in Justice, Law and Society from American University in 1995. Before joining FIU, he served as a faculty member at The College of The Bahamas, University of Puerto Rico, Charleston Southern University and Keiser University. His teaching and research interests include cybercrime, juvenile delinquency, criminological theory, drugs and crime and online teaching pedagogy.