Danny L. McGuire, Jr. Ed. D.


Assistant Professor Criminal Justice

Programs/Classes Taught:

CSJ205 Criminology
CSJ354 Sociology of Deviant Behavior for Criminal Justice Professionals
CSJ355 Ethics, Diversity, and Professionalism in Criminal Justice
CSJ466 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
CSJ357 Probation and Parole
LAP330 Social Psychology
LAS120 Introduction to American Politics
LAT302 Business Ethics in Popular Film
LAH305 Philosophy of Values and Ethics
LAP300 Adult Development and Learning Assessment
LAP302 Psychological Negotiations

Areas of Expertise:

Law Enforcement Frontline Leadership Law Enforcement Professional Continuing Education Law Enforcement Peer Support Law Enforcement Explorer Advocacy SWAT Weapons of Mass Destruction Safety and Support SWAT Crisis / Hostage Negotiations


Danny is a second generation police officer who spent over 20 years in Law Enforcement in various assignments.




2010 Doctor of Education, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
2007 Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology, The Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
2005 Bachelor of Science, Law Enforcement Management Calumet College of Saint Joseph, Whiting, IN

Research and Interests:

Danny's research interests are in the realms of Effective Frontline Police Leadership, Law Enforcement Professional Adult Continuing Education, and Law Enforcement Peer Support.

Contact Information:

Danny L. McGuire, Jr. Ed. D.
Assistant Professor Criminal Justice
National Louis University
122 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
Office: 312-261-3326
Fax: 312-261-3326



    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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    NLU has a proud history of serving graduate students in southeastern Wisconsin. We currently offer all Wisconsin residents online programs in non-licensure education as well as a variety of business-related degrees.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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