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Raymond Delaney Jr., DM, MS

Dr. Raymond M. Delaney Jr. has worked in the criminal justice field approximately 16 years in government, public, and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Delaney’s research agenda surrounds criminal justice, community corrections and correctional leadership, with a special interest in special needs offenders. He supports #Autism. He is an associate faculty member in the College of Security and Criminal Justice, with the University of Phoenix. Additional academic endeavors includes teaching as a an assistant professor of criminal justice with Southern University at New Orleans, and an Adjunct Professor with Dillard University. He regularly teaches diverse subjects in criminal justice, courses includes, but not limited to, Introduction to Corrections, and Mental Health and Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice. Dr. Delaney earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Southern University at New Orleans, and a Doctorate of Management and Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies. Dr. Delaney is the President and CEO of a nonprofit, “Louisiana Coalition for Offender Resources (LaCOR),” and Founder and Owner of Empowerment by Light, LLC, a consultant firm.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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School of Business