Michael G Pearlman

Michael G Pearlman

Adjunct Faculty


J.D., GMU School of Law, Arlington, Va., 1986. M.S., Government (Public Administration), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (Arlington Campus), 1975. Certification Group Work/Group Counseling, Psychiatric Institute Foundation, D.C., 1971. M.S., Criminology & Corrections, Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida, 1968. B.S., Social Welfare, FSU, 1966.

Over 30 years criminal justice work experience includes an externship as a psychometrist, and positions in casework, supervision, program development and coordination, policy development, and administration within correctional settings (prisons and headquarters). Conducted individual and group counseling sessions, including the use of psychodrama. Corrections Department management representative on employee appeals. EEO Counselor and investigator. Ran legal intern program.

American University (1979-1982); Northern Virginia Community College (since 1992); George Mason University (since 1998). Have taught over a dozen different subjects in the sociology and criminal justice area.

"Interested Community Interacts; Business Leaders Offer 'Assist'", American Journal of Corrections (now Corrections Today), May 1978. "Employee Drug Testing", Corrections Today, August 1990. Legal and Editorial Reviewer, Legal Aspects of Corrections Management, March 1997. Co-author, Legal Aspects of Corrections Management, Second Edition (2005).