College of Safety & Emergency Services
Dr. Terrance Hinton
Dr. Terrance Hinton is a Faculty Member in the Division of Criminal Justice, College of Safety and Emergency Services at Columbia Southern University. Dr. Hinton has over ten years’ experience within the criminal justice/public administration field. In his previous role of Program Manager for Reentry Services for a non-profit organization called Alvis Inc, in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Hinton oversaw two workforce development programs that served over 700 justice involved individuals annually including the Alvis E.D.G.E program, which gained local media attention due to its success during the pandemic. In addition to writing workforce development curriculums, Dr. Hinton has also facilitated classes inside and outside of prison to the justice involved during his tenure, which include anger management, workforce development and cognitive behavioral therapy courses. To date Dr. Hinton has worked with and assisted over 2500 justice involved citizens for reentry purposes. Dr. Hinton’s research interests include Reentry and Workforce Development for the justice involved. He has earned a Bachelor’s in Biology from Wingate University, a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Southern University & Agricultural and Mechanical College, and a Doctorate in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University.