Roddrick Colvin is an associate professor in the Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). He is the Deputy Executive Officer (DEO) for the Policy, Oversight and Administration specialization in the Criminal Justice doctoral program. In addition to his interest in employment policy, he is also interested in organizational behavior in police departments, and lesbian and gay civil rights. He currently teaches courses in public administration, human resource management, and policy analysis.
Before joining the faculty of the Department of Public Management, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Dr. Colvin was the Research Director at the National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce's Policy Institute.
Prior to joining the Taskforce, he was actively engaged in applied research, management, and consulting with private, public and nonprofit organizations, including; conducting program evaluations with the US Government Accountability Office and the Center for Urban Youth and Technology.