Michael Lauderdale is the Clara Pope Willoughby Centennial Professor in Criminal Justice at the School of social Work. He is an expert in the assessment of organizational functioning and effectiveness. He has worked with the State of Texas since 1975, developing tools and procedures to improve the delivery of services. He has also led multiple binational projects with Mexico, examining the impact of population shifts on human services. Dr. Lauderdale's work also focuses on leadership and community development. In this area, he has worked with law enforcement entities and developed the Longhorn Leaders Program, which has proved effective in improving middle school students' success.
Ph.D. , University of Oklahoma
M.S. , University of Oklahoma
Organizational assessment, organizational development, survey research, community justice, criminal justice, US-Mexico relations