- Fulbright Award (2004)
Peter Iadicola is a professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at the formerly known as Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, now Purdue Fort Wayne. He joined the faculty at the Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in 1979. He was promoted to associate professor in 1984, received tenure during the 1985-1986 academic year, and full professorship in 1999. Iadicola also served as chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for several years and as associate director of the American Studies Program at Warsaw University in Warsaw, Poland from 1986-1987. In 2004, he received a Fulbright Senior Specialist Award to travel to National Taipei University’s Department of Criminology in Taipei, Republic of China. He retired from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne in 2017 with the title of professor emeritus.
Iadicola received a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from St. John’s University in 1974, a M.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Riverside in 1977, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Riverside in 1979. His research interests include violence, imperialism and empires, state crime, schooling and inequality, political economic development, and crime patterns.