Dr. Daniel T. Primozic
Associate Director and Resident Ethics Scholar, The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration
The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024-3561
Dr. Daniel T. Primozic was born in Chicago, and began his formal training in philosophy at Southern Illinois University, graduating with a B. A. in 1971.
graduate study and secured his
M. A. in philosophy in 1975.
He began his teaching career in 1975 in the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Mexico as a teaching assistant, taught as a full time faculty member at the University of Albuquerque, as an adjunct professor at the College of Santa Fe and Chapman University, was the Assistant Headmaster and a founder of the Navajo Academy in Farmington New Mexico, and was awarded his Ph. D. from the University of New Mexico in 1986.
While studying and teaching there, he
also initiated a research program called "Philosophy and the Professions.
Also in 1986, he
accepted a post to found and lead the Philosophy, Humanities, and Religion Department at Central New Mexico Community College
in Albuquerque, where he
developed and taught courses in applied ethics, logic, and philosophy.
He moved to Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1992 to become the Director of Philosophy, Religion, and Honors, until he accepted a position at Elmhurst College in 1996 as Chair and Associate Professor of their Department of Philosophy, and later became Director of Elmhurst's Institute for Business Ethics in 2002.
During that period he also worked as an adjunct professor of logic at Wheaton College, and became an adjunct faculty member at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration in 1996, ever since teaching law enforcement ethics and leadership for the Institute.
In 2003, Dan accepted a position as Dean of Arts and Sciences, and thereafter as Dean of the Liberal and Fine Arts, and also served as Acting Vive-President of Academic and Student Affairs at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
He was hired as Associate Director of the Institute for Law Enforcement Institute at the Center for American and International Law in June, 2007 where he is charged with leading the Center for Law Enforcement Ethics, and with teaching and developing courses in ethics and in leadership.
He has spoken widely, both nationally and internationally, on a rich variety of subjects throughout the years, and has published journal articles, book chapters, scholarly monographs, scholarly newsletters, book reviews, was the editor of an international honor society undergraduate and graduate journal in philosophy, and edited a book of proceedings from a prestigious conference at Oriel College, Oxford University.
also has published his
own book, On Merleau-Ponty, and is in the process of writing a book about the philosophy of C. S. Lewis.
has written many grants and project proposals for state, federal, and private funding sources.
wife, Virginia, are proud to have four children and live in the Dallas area.