Richard Hough EdD, CCHP
East Tennessee State University
Dr. Richard Hough is an instructor at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City. He is appointed in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Professor Hough was a faculty member at the University of West Florida for nearly 25 years and has also been a faculty member at the University of Maryland Global Campus for more than a decade. Prior to his transition to academe, Dr. Hough had a career as a criminal justice practitioner, manager, and leader. He still actively trains recruits and in-service officer. Among various positions, Dr. Hough served as director of jails for two Florida counties and superintendent of two detention centers for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.