Danny A. Bass

Criminal Justice/Criminology Instructor
Georgia Gwinnett College

Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Political Science

Dr. Bass retired from the State of Georgia after working for 26 years for the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Since 2013 he has served as a part-time faculty member at Georgia Gwinnett College teaching criminal justice courses.

  • AB, The University of Georgia 1972 Political Science
  • MS, Troy University 1978 Criminal Justice
  • PhD, Valdosta State University 2012 Public Administration
Pre-Occupation (Hobbies)

I enjoy reading, traveling, walking and writing.

Most Memorable SPIA Class Moment?

Making an A+ on one of Dr. Bullock’s political science exams.

My Top Three Career Tips
  1. Question everything.
  2. Search for something you are passionate about.
  3. Follow your big dreams; but never forget that the little things you do are important.
Favorite Athens Haunt & Getaway

Favorite Hangout: My favorite Athens hangout is Hendershots for several reasons: I can walk there, the music starts early, more often than many other places there is music I enjoy, and I like the atmosphere.
Favorite Getaway: I went home to Columbus, GA.

A Quotable Quote About My Spia Experience

My experience at the University of Georgia affected my entire world view.