Dr. Frank Trovato

Dr. Frank Trovato has taught in the University and College settings since 2003. Before joining the educational field, Dr. Trovato enjoyed a successful policing career for 31 years, retiring as a senior officer with the Toronto Police Service. From 2007 to 2010, Professor Trovato has served as Program Head for the Justice Studies Degree Program at the University of Guelph-Humber, Program Coordinator for the Police Foundations Program at Humber College, Program Coordinator for the Police Foundations Leadership Program at Humber College, and most recently since 2014, Dr. Trovato works at Centennial college as a professor in the Community and Justice Services Program.

Professor Trovato completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Toronto (2008), M.Sc. in Criminal Justice Administration from Niagara University (2000), a BA in Criminology and Sociology from the University of Toronto (1996), a Human Resource Management Certificate (2000) from University of Toronto, and a Law Enforcement Administration Certificate from the University of Toronto in (1987). Professor Trovato’s interests include social justice issues in diversity, equity, community projects, and educational projects. Examples include being a special advisor to the Association of Black Law Enforcers Association, The Ontario Chiefs of Police Organization, On the Board of Director for Canadian Critical Incident Inc. Centennial College Council, to name but a few.
Professor Trovato has been recognized fo

r his dedication to teaching as the recipient of the President’s Spirit Award (2017), Nominated for Teaching Excellence in the (Wicken Award) (2016), Dean’s Leadership and Community Award (2015), The Online Learning Award (2011), President’s Community Service Award in (2009), National Teaching and Leadership Excellence Award in (2007), Distinguish Faculty of the Year Award in (2006), and the Innovation of the Year Award in (2005).