Mario Paparozzi, Ph.D.
Emailmarioangelopaparozzi@gmail.com
Phone: (910) 471-2688

Mario and the Shakers - solo, duo, trio, quartet, and more!
Mario Paparozzi has been playing for 40+ years. Over the years his bands opened for Bruce Springsteen, B.B. King, Sly and the Family Stone, Dr. John, Deodato, and many others. He performed on stage with Phoebe Snow, Dr. John, and Bruce Springsteen. Mario studied guitar with Alan Hanlon (followed Charlie Christian in Benny Goodman's Big Band), Joe Federico a veritable guitar virtuoso (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vo6DE2_6bQ), and straight up jazz guitar giant Jimmy Bruno (www.jimmybruno.com).
                                                                                 Demo Tune: Reeling In the Years by Steely Dan                          Demo Tune: Into the Mystic by Van Morrison  

Demo Tune: My Girl by The Temptations                                     Duo Demo: Europa, Carlos Santana  
                         Demo Tune: What's Going On by Marvin Gay                               Band Demo: What You Won't Do for Love

Demo Tune: Just Friends - Jazz Standard                                    Demo Tune: Do it Again by Steely Dan      
                        
Demo Tune: Peg by Steely Dan                                                   Demo Tune: Green Dolphin Street                                                                      

 Band Demo: Moondance                                                           Duo Demo Tune: Moondance   
 
  Band Demo: Soul Man                                                              Duo Demo Teach Me Tonight 
 
                     
  

Mario's Criminal Justice Professional Activities
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International Academic Conference Talks 2011:

Humboldt University - Berlin, Germany
Uniwersitet im. Adama Miskiewicza - Poznan, Poland
National Probation Service - Republic of Georgia
Poznan Poland Judicial District  


Interview regarding the murder of Eve Carson at UNC-Chapel Hill:
http://webmail.uncp.edu/redirect?http://media.www.dailytarheel.com/media/storage/paper885/news/2008/03/24/StateNational/Arrests.Lead.To.System.Review-3279653.shtml

Interview with the Voice of America in China regarding conditional release and community corrections in America:

http://webmail.uncp.edu/redirect?http://www.voanews.com/chinese/w2008-02-22-voa62.cfm

Here are some of Mario's publications; click on the links to read them (all material is protected by copyright laws):     

 Mario has served the following professional associations:

UNCP’s Dr. Paparozzi wins national award
Dr. Mario A. Paparozzi, chair of UNC Pembroke’s Department of Sociology and Criminology, was named winner one of the American Probation and Parole Association’s (APPA) most prestigious awards. At the APPA’s annual training institute in Chicago, July 23 – 26, 2006. Dr. Paparozzi was awarded the Walter Dunbar Award for significant contributions to the field. It is the association’s oldest award and is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of community corrections. Dr. Paparozzi began his criminal justice career in 1972 as a parole officer trainee and over the course of a 30 year career worked his way up through the ranks to the positions of assistant corrections commissioner and State Parole Board Chair.

 

 

 

Mario is Chair of the Sociology & Criminal Justice Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Click this link for more information:
http://www.uncp.edu/soc_cj/faculty

State Leaders Honored as Outstanding Alumniaparozzi was the

State Leaders Honored as Outstanding Alumni

Mario A. Paparozzi was the recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award in Government. He graduated from Kean in 1972 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Paparozzi has been employed by the New Jersey Department of Corrections for 25 years and is currently the chairman of the State Parole Board. with a specialty in criminology from Rutgers University, he is also an assistant professor of criminal justice in The College of New Jersey’s Department of Law and Justice. Active with the crime victims’ rights movement for more than 15 years at both the national and state levels, Paparozzi is also a founding member of the New Jersey Coalition for Crime Victims’ Rights. He has trained community corrections professionals across the United States wide range of criminal justice topics. In addition, Paparozzi has served on the Governor’s Study Commission on Parole and as a Union County freeholder, when, as chairman of the Finance Committee, he oversaw county jail, law and public safety functions. During his tenure as a freeholder, Paparozzi was active with community groups in developing programs designed to address education, drug and alcohol, and crime-related issues. When former New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman nominated Paparozzi for Chairman of the New Jersey State Parole Board, she stated  “I can think of no one more qualified to head the State Parole Board than Dr. Paparozzi,” Whitman said. “He brings to this important post a remarkable and rare blend of academic study and real life experiences."


Mario's comments on parole at the Urban Institute, 2002:  (C-Span): http://www.urban.org/publications/900567.html#paparozzi
More public comments about parole and reentry: http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/1202/p01s03-usju.html?related
Comments about parole and victim input: http://otd.oyez.org/articles/2004/07/23/parole-hearings-and-victims
Mario speaks at Indiana University at South Bend: http://www.iusb.edu/~sbocm/mar06/paparozzi.shtml
Mario on PBS News hour: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/law/jan-june98/georgia_6-16.html
Mario's editorial on parole: http://www.jointogether.org/news/yourturn/commentary/2005/does-parole-work-asked-and.html
Mario nominated for parole board chair: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9501E5DF123BF93AA25752C1A9669C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all
Mario comments on Columbine shootings: http://www.bgnews.com/home/index.cfm?event=displayArticle&ustory_id=d90484ad-7164-4b6c-8bd8-7629e5843438
Mario's thoughts about restraining orders: http://otd.oyez.org/articles/2004/12/15/restraining-orders-and-retraining-officers
Mario speaks about GPS for U.S. Pretrial Services: http://www.cacpt.uscourts.gov/GPS/Brochure.pdf
Mario comments on parole in California: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/12/23/MN157188.DTL
Mario's Lessons Learned on the Streets (NY Times): http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0DE7D91431F932A25751C0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all
Mario speaks at the Manhattan Institute about Broken Windows: http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/press_briefing__broken_windows.htm
Mario comments on Illinois parole: http://www.chicagoreporter.com/index.php/c/Cover_Stories/d/In_the_Spotlight
Mario acknowledged by American Society of Criminology President: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&lr=&q=info:OtQuIsQg1O4J:scholar.google.com/&output=viewport

 

 

 

 

 bachelor’s degree in sociology. Paparozzi has been employed by the New Jersey Department of Corrections for 25 years and is currently the chairman of the State Parole Board. with a specialty in criminology from Rutgers University, he is also an assistant professor of criminal justice in The College of New Jersey’s Department of Law and Justice. Active with the crime victims’ rights movement for more than 15 years at both the national and state levels, Paparozzi is also a founding member of the New Jersey Coalition for Crime Victims’ Rights. He has trained community corrections professionals across the United States wide range of criminal justice topics. In addition, Paparozzi has served on the Governor’s Study Commission on Parole and as a Union County freeholder, when, as chairman of the Finance Committee, he oversaw county jail, law and public safety functions. During his tenure as a freeholder, Paparozzi was active with community groups in developing programs designed to address education, drug and alcohol, and crime-related issues. When former New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman nominated Paparozzi for Chairman of the New Jersey State Parole Board, she stated  “I can think of no one more qualified to head the State Parole Board than Dr. Paparozzi,” Whitman said. “He brings to this important post a remarkable and rare blend of academic study and real life experiences."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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