Michael E. Buerger, Ph.D.

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-8905
Email: mbuerge@bgsu.edu


Professor Buerger came to Bowling Green in 2001. Previously he was an Associate Professor at Northeastern University's College of Criminal Justice in Boston, after nine years as a police officer in New Hampshire. He has been a police researcher in a variety of setting, most recently serving as research director for the Jersey City Police Department. His current research interests are problem-oriented and community-oriented policing initiatives, their impact on police management and structures, and the resistance of police culture to reform.