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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
(615) 547-1229
Labry Hall, Room 230
The Millard and JJ Oakley School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., University of Central Florida
M.A.E., Central Michigan University
D.C.J., California University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dan Rousseau is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice program at Cumberland University. Prior to joining the Cumberland University faculty, Dr. Rousseau was part-time faculty in the criminal justices programs at Columbia Southern University and University of Maryland Global Campus. 

Prior to becoming a university professor, Dr. Rousseau was a Supervisory Special Agent with U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). His last assignment at the DEA, he was assigned as the Supervisory Special Agent in Charge of the Domestic Training Section, Quantico, Virginia. In that capacity, he was responsible for all entry level Special Agent, Intelligence Analyst and Diversion Investigator training programs. In addition, he was responsible for the oversight and management of the DEA Firearms, Tactical Raids, Defensive Tactics, and other specialized criminal investigations training programs. Dr. Rousseau retired from the DEA with 29 years of federal service. 

Dr. Rousseau is also a retired U.S. Army Reserve commissioned officer. In his last assignment, he was assigned as the Chief of Operations, Training, and Logistics at the U.S. Army Terrorism and Criminal Investigation Unit (TCIU), a law enforcement organization chartered by the Secretary of Defense to conduct worldwide investigations of terrorist and war criminals, leading to trials by Military Commission, U.S. Federal Courts and Host Nation Court systems. He retired from military service with approximately 25 years of military service. 


AA in Criminal Justice, College of Central Florida

BA in Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida

MA in Education (Adult Learning), Central Michigan University

DCJ in Criminal Justice, California University of Pennsylvania