DAWN SMALLWOOD

Dawn SmallwoodDawn Smallwood has been appointed assistant vice president for campus safety and chief of police at Stony Brook University in New York.  Smallwood is the first woman to hold the position in the university’s history and the first woman of color to be a chief of police at any of the campuses of the State University of New York. She has been serving as assistant chief of patrol and community relations at the university since November 2020. Smallwood holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in forensic psychology, and an advanced certificate in emergency management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.