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Dr. Ponzio Oliverio

Dr. Ponzio Oliverio
Assistant Professor
National University
(858) 642-8541

Worked 25 years with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, in all three areas of criminal justice, corrections, law enforcement, and courts.

Two and a half years with the law firm of Bobbitt, Pinckard, and Fields.

Earned my Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in December 1996. Admitted to the State Bar in May 1997.

Began teaching as an adjunct for National University in 2000. For SOPS I have taught just about every course in the BSCJ program and several in DSM and MPA. I have also taught Human Resources and Organizational Development courses for SOBM and Forensic Science courses in COLS. Hired as a full-time Assistant Professor in January 2013, currently serve as the Program Lead for the MCJ program.

Have also taught for the Regional Police Academy, University of Phoenix, and the United States Navy, and guest lectured at USD School of Law.

Currently working on the Degree Qualifications Profile project with Professors Goldberg and Guffey to be presented at the Clute Institute annual conference in October.

Academic interests include the study of the history and interpretation of the United States Constitution.

Personal interests include outdoor activities particularly hunting and fishing.


JD, University of San Diego