Faculty & Staff-Hanson


Department Head

Loss Prevention Coordinator
Phone: 906-227-1616
Office: 2505 Jamrich
E-mail: bhanson@nmu.edu

Professor Hanson served eight years in counter-intelligence and criminal investigations with the U.S. Army prior to entering academia. Since coming to Northern Michigan University in 1976, he has directed the Regional Police Academy, created the American Legion Cadet Officer Program and served as a trainer for law enforcement and correctional officers. Currently he is serving as the coordinator of Northern's new Loss Prevention Management program. Professor Hanson has a B.S. in psychology and economics from University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, and an M.A., M.S. in executive development for public service from Ball State University. In addition to teaching in the masters' program, he teaches subjects such as judicial function, investigating, interviewing and interrogation.

Professors Hanson and Warchol travel to Kenya
Bob Hanson serves as loss prevention management coordinator in the Criminal Justice department