Kevin Markey

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Kevin D. Markey
Program Chair, Criminal Justice

Contact info:
Phone: 203.596.6172

Academic Background

  • PhD B.A. Candidate, Northcentral University, Criminal Justice (in progress)

  • Master of Business Administration, Post University, Entrepreneurship

  • Bachelor of Science, Post University, Management


Teaching Background

  • Associate Faculty, Criminal Justice, Post University

  • Adjunct Instructor, State of CT Dept. of Correction Center for Training and Staff Development

  • Technical Course Advisor, State of CT Dept. of Correction Center for Training and Staff Development

Professional Background

Mr.  Markey retired in 2011 from the Connecticut Department of Correction after 21 years of service. He started out as a Correctional Officer in a Level 4 facility and moved over to working with the District Facility Management and Engineering helping establish policies and procedures along with numerous other duties in helping set up the district area. During most of his tenure with the Department of Correction he acted as an Adjunct Instructor for the Correction Academy and as Technical Advisor in writing new training programs and classes.

Teaching Philosophy

Mr. Markey believes that for students today to be prepared for a career after schooling they need someone with first-hand knowledge of the subject matter instructing them. He believes that students learn from doing and asking questions from someone who has done the job before them and can give them real life answers.

Professional and community activities

  • American Correctional Association (ACA)

  • Sons of the American Legion – State of CT Chaplin

  • Boy Scouts of America

  • Sea Scout, BSA

  • Mr. Markey was Founding Father and President of Mattatuck NFL Flag Football League for many years until he turned it over to Waterbury Police Activities League to expand it for more youth.


Personal Background

Mr.  Markey is a native of Connecticut and has lived here most of his life. He is married to his wife Lynette and they have four children and six grandchildren. He has been and still is very involved with his children and grandchildren in a variety of activities including Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts, baseball, football, hiking, camping and boating. He is also active with the Sons of the American Legion.

Research/Academic Interests

Mr. Markey’s major interests are both youth and corrections. With this in mind he is interested in finding a way to reduce recidivism of youth in our prison systems through programs and education.