Paul Rickert


Paul R. Rickert
Area Extension Director
Office Location: 200 Chesapeake Blvd. # 1500, Elkton, MD 21921
Title
Organizational Unit
 
Area Extension Director
Paul R. Rickert
prickert@umd.edu
Queen Anne's County Extension Office
505 Railroad Avenue
Suite 4
Centreville, Maryland 21617-1138
Phone (main): 410.758.0166
Fax: 410.758.3687
Area Extension Director
Paul R. Rickert
prickert@umd.edu
Cecil County Extension Office
County Administration Building
200 Chesapeake Blvd.
Suite 1500
Elkton, Maryland 21921
Phone (main): 410 996-5280
Area Extension Director
Paul R. Rickert
prickert@umd.edu
Kent County Extension Office
Kent County Public Works Complex
709 Morgnec Road
Suite 202
Chestertown, Maryland 21620
Phone (main): 410 778-1661
Fax: 410 778-9075

Dr. Paul R. Rickert is the Area Extension Director for Cecil, Kent, and Queen Anne's Counties. He joined Extension from Bryan College (TN) where he was Dean of Adult and Graduate Studies & Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. He was previously an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Program Director, Director of Distance Learning Programs, and Assessment Coordinator at LeTourneau University (Texas) and Liberty University (Virginia).

He has been a sworn police officer (full-time and reserve) since 1996 in VA, TX, and TN. He enjoys studying human trafficking, military operations other than war (MOOTW), peace studies, economics, governance, theology, and policy. Paul, originally from upstate-N.Y., is an avid traveler, having lived in Denmark and Hungary, and traveled to more than 30 countries worldwide, and taken 7 trips abroad with his students. He has been married to Michelle (a Cecil County, MD native) since 1996 and they have 3 children.

 

Education
Ed.D. - Liberty University, Educational Leadership. Graduated with High Distinction
Ed.S. - Liberty University, Educational Leadership. Graduated with High Distinction
Grad. Cert. - Longwood University, Social Policy and Administration
M.C.J. - Faulkner University, Criminal Justice, Alpha Phi Sigma honors
M.S. - George Mason University, School of Public Policy, Peacekeeping Operations & Policy
B.S. - Liberty University, Government – Pre-Law, cum laude
Dip. - Word of Life Bible Institute, Youth Ministries, high honors
Dip. - Word of Life Bible Institute, Biblical Studies, high honors