Mark L. Bowen, Ed.D.

Dr. Mark L. Bowen, a native of Berlin, Maryland, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a Master’s Degree in Educational Counseling from Salisbury University and a Doctorate in Religious Education from Covington Theological Seminary. Professionally Dr. Bowen has held the positions of Middle School Teacher, Middle School Assistant Principal, Elementary School Principal and Supervisor of Instruction and Student Services at the District Level.

After twenty years as a professional educator, Dr. Bowen left the field and entered Law Enforcement. In the Law Enforcement arena, he has held the position of Deputy Sheriff, Director of Gang Intelligence for the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services and Director of the Mayors Office of Safe Streets for the city of Salisbury, Maryland. Currently Dr. Bowen serves as Criminal Justice Instructor for the Wicomico County Board of Education.

Dr. Bowen has served as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Sojourner-Douglass College. He is recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as an expert in Youth Gang Violence and Prevention, Learning Theory, Classroom Management and Special Education Issues and conducts trainings Nationally and Internationally.