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Robert Greenwood


Robert Greenwood

Robert Greenwood has 35 years of experience working for the Michigan Department of Corrections in prison administration and community corrections. He has worked as a corrections officer, resident unit officer, transportation officer, trainer, cell block supervisor, captain, and deputy director of safety and security at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry. Robert has also worked in community corrections as a parole agent, probation officer and retiring as a Probation Manager. Robert’s dedication and excellence have been recognized by MDOC via an accommodation letter for his bravery acts during a prison riot in 1995 at the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility; accommodation letter for working on the Parole Mental Health Unit; Manager for the development of policies and procedures and the physical move from the old to the new Center for Forensic Psychiatry; Published in American Society of Industrial Security, (ASIS), Security Business Practices Reference, Volume VI. Boosting Standards Compliance; and Co-authored, “Patient Transition to a State Psychiatric Hospital.”

Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University, a Master of Public Administration, from Western Michigan University and is currently a doctoral candidate at Madonna University’s Ed. D program for Leadership and Innovation.

After retiring as a Probation Manager in 2019, Robert accepted a position with Madonna University where he is a full-time faculty member in the Criminal Justice Program. He instructs a wide variety of upper-level courses. His favorite subjects are corrections, American judicial process, and parole and probation.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children. Robert enjoys listening to podcasts, golfing, weight training, and spending time outdoors.