Nebraska Authors

Dennis E. Hoffman

Born Clarion, IA (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE since 1980

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Bachelor of Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Master of Science in Sociology, Drake University, Des Moines IA.
Ph.D in Urban Studies, 1979, Portland State University, Portland, OR


Coordinator of the Omaha Undergraduate Program, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Places Worked

Portland State University, Portland, OR
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
University of Nebraska at Omaha


Teacher of the Year, 2012, University of Nebraska at Omaha Excellence in Teaching Award
Recipient, 2006 and 2012, College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) Annual Excellence in Teaching Award
Nominated for the University of Nebraska at Omaha Excellence in Teaching Award, 1985, 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2012.


Criminal Justice. 2000
Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders: Chicago's Private war against Capone. 1993.

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