Professor Fazari holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Seton Hall University where he also earned a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management and was the recipient of the Vice-President’s Award of Merit for Applied Research. Before working in academia, he was a court executive and chief administrator for the New Jersey Judiciary. He has served as a consultant for several domestic and international organizations including the Rodrigo Lara Bonilla Judicial Training School of Colombia, Supreme Court in Ukraine, and the Federal Judiciary and National Industrial Court of Nigeria where his areas of expertise included case management, court security, and business process reengineering. He was a Lead Developer and Subject-Matter Expert for the National Association for Court Management’s Core Competencies for Court Administrators and has been published in a variety of journals. He is the writer and director of the award-winning feature documentary, Why They Kill, based on the book by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Rhodes. He is co-author of the book, Historical Dictionary of American Criminal Justice, and author of Courthouse Confidential: Unveiling Lessons Learned in Leading and Managing Trial Court Organizations.
Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Seton Hall University
M.P.A., Seton Hall University
B.A., Criminal Justice, Seton Hall University