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security administration educator

Kenneth Edward Christian, American security administration educator. Certified protection professional. Recipient President' Award International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, 1988.


Christian, Kenneth Edward was born on May 13, 1935 in Minneapolis. Son of Edward Howard and Ruth Leone (Carney) Christian.


Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1959. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1976.


Police officer, City of Bloomington, Minnesota, 1959-1965;agent, Minnesota Crime Bureau, St. Paul, 1965-1968;fellow, unites states department Justice, Washington, 1968-1971;research associate, American Justice Institute, Sacramento, 1971-1973;professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1973. Consultant Arizona State University, 1993, Medical College Virginia Hospital, 1992, Uited Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1989, Herman Miller Corporation, Zeeland, Michigan, 1988, K-Mart Corporation, Troy, Michigan, 1986, General Motors Institute, Flint, Michigan, 1983.


  • Certified protection professional.


Member burglary protection council Underwriters Laboratories, since 1987. With United States Army. Member American Society Industrial Security, International Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation (board directors since 1986, Philip A. Gaffney faculty chair), International Foundation for Protection Officers (board directors since 1988, president 1991-1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aviation, travel, reading, jogging, exercise.


Married Ellen Nora Hallinan, August 24, 1957. Children: Lisa M., Jonathan Nicholas.

Edward Howard Christian

Ruth Leone (Carney) Christian

Ellen Nora Hallinan

Lisa M. Christian

Jonathan Nicholas Christian