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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

Pamela Ansberg

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

Jennifer Leigh Bradford

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Community corrections, Prison rehabilitation, Inmate-correctional officer relations, Court services, Female white collar criminals, Gender stereotypes in the media, Cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation, Juvenile sex offenders, Private prisons

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

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: Assistant 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

Jeffrey London

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Associate Professor

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

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

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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