Executives

R. James Orr III, L.L.M

orrR. James Orr III, L.L.M is Dean of the Tiffin University School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, which he was appointed to in August 2011 after serving on the faculty since 2008. Prior to this, Dean Orr served for 24 ½ as a U.S. Navy Judge Advocate specializing in International and Operational Law.  In his last military assignment he served as the Deputy Legal Advisor for NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation, where he was responsible for developing and coordinating training across the Alliance for legal advisors and others working in the field of Rule of Law development.

A graduate of Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio (cum laude, 1981) with a degree in Political Science and History, Dean. Orr entered the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps Student Program while enrolled at The Ohio State University College of Law, from where he received his Juris Doctor in 1984.  In addition to his J.D. from the Ohio State University, he holds a Masters of Law in International Law from the University of Virginia and is a graduate of the College of Command and Staff, U.S. Naval War College (with distinction).

Joshua B. Hill, Ph D

hillJoshua B. Hill, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Security Studies at Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio. He received his Ph.D. from Sam Houston State University in 2012, where he completed his dissertation on Machine Learning Techniques for Missing Data Imputation. He has published articles in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Policy Review and the Criminal Justice Review on issues ranging from terrorism to the public opinion of criminal justice. He lives in Tiffin, Ohio with his wife, Jessica, and their children Noah and Madeline.