The research interests of Giuseppe Fazari are in judicial administration and management, criminal justice system policy, process and practice, and campus crime. Before returning to academia, he was the Chief Administrative and Operations Officer for the Superior Court of New Jersey where he had overall responsibility in the areas of financial management, human resources, information systems, caseflow management, probation services, jury utilization, facilities, records management, and court services and projects. He has served as a subject matter expert for the National Center for State Courts in the areas of caseflow management and court performance standards and served as a consultant for a variety of court systems including the Supreme Court in Ukraine and the Federal Judiciary and National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the areas of case management, court security, strategic and succession planning, and business process reengineering. He was also a lead developer for the National Association for Court Management's (NACM) Core Competencies for Court Administrators.
He has been published in the Court Manager, International Journal for Court Administration, Campus Law Enforcement Journal, and Federal Probation journals, the National Center for State Courts' report series Trends in State Courts, and co-authored the NACM professional guides on court security, business continuity management, court administration, and chaired the publication Achieving and Sustaining the Green Court. He is a quarterly columnist for the Court Manager column, Management Musings, in which he discusses the application of management principles to the courts. He is the co-author of the Historical Dictionary of American Criminal Justice and is the writer, director and producer of the award-winning feature documentary, Why They Kill, distributed by the Films Media Group in New York City.
- Ph.D., Seton Hall University
- M.P.A., Seton Hall University
- B.A., Seton Hall University
- Historical Dictionary of American Criminal Justice. 2019. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
- Why They Kill. 2017. Sangue Films Production. New York, NY: Distributed by Films Media Group.
- A 360 of the First 365 as Trial Court Administrator: Developing a Perspective. 2015. Court Manager 30 (1): 26-42.
- Reassessing the Wheel: Outcomes of a BPR Initiative on Civil Case Management. 2014. Court Manager 29 (1): 5-11.
- The Home Away Jury: A Framework for Managing Sequestration. 2012. Court Manager 27 (2): 18-37.
- Applying the Case Management CourTools: Findings from an Urban Trial Court. 2012. International Journal for Court Administration 4 (2): 21-30.
- Testing the Validity of Pupillometer Technology against Traditional Drug Screening Instruments. 2011. Federal Probation 75 (3): 37-44.
- Deconstructing the Phantom Communities of Violence-prone Defendants and their Implications for the Court. 2011. Court Manager 26 (2): 31-45.
- Connecting the Silos: Revisiting the Management Lessons of the Fugitive Safe Surrender Program. 2010. Court Manager 25 (4): 5-17.
- Squaring a Definition for the Complex² Criminal Case. 2009. Court Manager 24 (4): 10-21.
- Caseflow Management: A Review of the Literature. 2009. Court Manager 24 (1): 41-47.
- The Burning Message of a University Arson Case. 2007. Campus Law Enforcement Journal 37 (3): 17-20.
- Examining Campus Crime at American Colleges and Universities. 2006. Campus Law Enforcement Journal 36 (1): 21-26.
- A Research Strategy for Bringing to Light the Dark Figure of Campus Crime. 2004. Campus Law Enforcement Journal 34 (6): 32-36.
- A Case Study Analysis of Undergraduate Perceptions of Theft Victimization. 2004. Campus Law Enforcement Journal 34 (3): 27-29.
- Targeting Noncompliant Jurors: Findings from a Comprehensive Enforcement Program. In Trends in State Courts, eds. C. Flango, D. Smith, N. Sydow, C. Campbell, and N. Kauder, 71-77. 2013. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts.
- The Essex and Union Fugitive Safe Surrender Program: A Report and Analysis of the Court Operations. 2010. Newark, NJ: Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage.
- Assessing the Satisfaction Threshold of a Juror Focus Group in Developing a Jury Sequestration Framework. 2005. Newark, NJ: Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage.
- Awarded Key to the United States Military Academy at West Point for feature documentary
- Fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM)
- Awarded the ICM Vice-President’s Award of Merit for Applied Research
- Past President of the New Jersey Association of Criminal Justice Educators (NJACJE)
- Awarded the NJACJE Jack A. Mark Award in recognition for contributions to criminal justice field
- Awarded the MAACM John Neufeld Court Achievement Award for the Essex/Union FSS Program