Dorothy Moses Schulz, Ph.D., is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute’s Policing and Public Safety Initiative who also contributes to City Journal. Professor emerita at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Schulz for more than twenty years taught courses in criminal justice, police history, police administration, and women in policing.
Dr. Schulz is a retired captain with the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Police Department and its predecessor railroad, Conrail. She is the author of Breaking the Brass Ceiling: Women Police Chiefs and their Paths to the Top (Praeger, 2004) and From Social Worker to Crimefighter: Women in United States Municipal Policing (Praeger, 1995).
Dr. Schulz received a BA in Journalism from New York University, an MA in Criminal Justice from the John Jay College, and a doctorate in American Studies from New York University. She is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and has worked with the Federal Transit Administration on managing the safety and security of new and existing transit systems.