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Criminal Justice/Criminology


Pamela Ansburg

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Reliability of eyewitness memory, Memory and aging, Memory improvement, Creativity, Problem solving

Ansburg, Pamela

Brian Bagwell

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Workplace violence, critical incident stress management, trauma, treating claustrophobic firefighters, and perception of threat and deescalation of violence strategies for first responders, employers and mental health clinicians.

Bagwell, Brian

Andrea Borrego

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Fatal police-citizen encounters, Policing, Tasers/CEDs, Incarceration, Prisons/jails, Body worn cameras, Intimate partner violence/domestic violence

Borrego, Andrea

Jennifer Bradford

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Terrorism/counterterrorism, mass-violence and extremism/Countering Violent Extremism, Federal law enforcement, Cybercrime and cyber threat analysis, Pretrial/bail Issues, Research ethics, Study abroad

Jennifer Capps

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Interim Dean - School of Professional Studies

Expertise: Juvenile justice, Mental health, Gangs

Allison Cotton

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Race and crime, Social causes of crime, The death penalty, Women and crime, Juvenile delinquency, Poverty and crime, Prison culture, Criminal justice and the media

Stacey Hervey

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Group violence, Hate crimes, Juvenile delinquency, Education, Internet safety, Online recruiting, Extremism

Hervey, Stacey

April Hill

Department: Chemistry

Title: Associate Professor and Program Director of Criminalistics

Expertise: Forensic chemistry (drugs, explosives, arson, paint analysis, gun-shot residue, blood alcohol testing, etc.)

Hill, April

Tricia Hudson-Matthew

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor and Director, Center for Addiction Studies

Expertise: Mental health, domestic violence, self-esteem, addiction and substance abuse, motivational interviewing techniques and grief and loss, couples counseling

Hudson, Tricia

Barbara Koehler

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law Issues, American Judicial System (courts).

Koehler, Barbara

LiYing Li

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Community corrections, Criminological theories and social issues in China

Li, LiYing

Jeffrey London

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Crime and marijuana, Medical marijuana, Demography of crime, School-to-prison pipeline, History of the U.S. drug war

London, Jeffrey

Denise Mowder

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Trial practice, Investigations, Victim advocacy

Hyon Namgung

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Policing (both American and Korean), Police organizations, Community policing

Marina Pereira

Department: Social Work

Title: Associate Dean - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Acculturation and assimilation changes in the U.S., Mental health issues of children, adolescents and families, Child abuse, Sexual abuse, Domestic violence, Loss and grief issues, Immigration, First-generation students, Service learning, Bilingual, Bicultural

Christine Pink

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Assistant Professor, Director of Human Identification Laboratory

Expertise: Biological anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Archaeology of human skeletal remains (especially in the Peruvian Andes), Forensic anthropology (identification and analysis of human remains)

Rebecca Rivera-Serrano

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Dating and domestic violence, Probation, Anti death penalty, Predators who groom victims

Rivera, Rebecca

Darlene Sampson

Department: Social Work

Title: Clinical Field Faculty and Equity Specialist Coordinator, WEEAC

Expertise: Trauma, Issues related to children of color, Police and community interactions, Educational challenges, pedagogy and curriculum, Over suspension of children of color, School/community consultation-particularly with black/brown communities, Racial bullying, Diversity/equity/inclusivity, Mental Health, General social work

Sampson, Darlene

Kevin Smith

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Policing, Corporate security, Utility security, Criminal investigations, Active shooter, SWAT tactics, Workplace violence, Policy and procedures

Smith, Kevin

Rebecca Trammell

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Interim Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Expertise: Prison culture, Prison violence, Prison rape, Violence against incarcerated child molesters, Gender and prison violence, Restorative justice rituals

Trammell, Rebecca

Sheryl Zajdowicz

Department: Biology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Microbiology, Pathogenic microbiology, Infectious disease, Immunology, Select agents of bioterrorism, Molecular biology

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