Welcome Message from the Dean


Established in 2001, the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the George Washington University embodies the virtues that higher learning must embrace to meet the challenges of the 21st century. CPS is a harbinger of the changing form and function of a modern academic unit anchored in centuries of intellectual tradition in our nation’s capital. Academic programs at CPS cross the rigid boundaries of traditional disciplines, and integrate knowledge and skills necessary to excel in existing or emerging professions.

Explore Our Programs in These Fields

Faculty Experts

Dr. Frédéric Lemieux

Dr. Frédéric Lemieux

Dr. Lemieux is Professor and Director of Police Science and Security & Safety Leadership Programs. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Montreal in 2002. Dr. Lemieux's research has focused on social control and policing. He is currently conducting studies on transnational drug trafficking enforcement and on the function of criminal intelligence as a formal social control tool. Dr. Lemieux has also published various journal articles examining crime control during major disasters, counter-terrorism and intelligence agencies, and police cooperation.

See Full List of Faculty Experts