Anthony Pearn

Fort Smith, AR

An academic instructor with experience working for universities and state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies, Anthony Pearn brings a diverse background in criminal justice operations, investigations, and instruction gained throughout his almost 20-year career in the field. Currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Law and Policy at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Anthony Pearn is focusing on law and legal reasoning, economics for policy analysis, and quantitative methods.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Anthony Pearn is also currently a member of the Criminal Justice adjunct faculty at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, where he is responsible for developing and teaching classes on extremist crimes and terrorism. Additionally, he serves as the Lead Legal and Criminal Justice Instructor for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration. Previously, Anthony Pearn worked as an instructor for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Saint Petersburg College and also served as a private consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Defense, and The Home Depot Corporation.

In addition to his doctoral coursework, Anthony Pearn holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida. He previously spent his undergraduate career at Saint Leo University, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and graduating summa cum laude.

Anthony Pearn has authored several publications for various governmental agencies, from instructor programs to training guides and legal guidelines for federal agents. Mr. Pearn most recently wrote “Searches, Seizures and Liability” for the U.S. Department of Energy and “Policing the police: A better alternative?” for the Public Safety Chronicle of Saint Leo University.

  • Work
    • US National Security Administration
  • Education
    • Saint Leo University