Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Larry K. Gaines, Ph.D. (Sam Houston State University)

Professor and Chair
Interests: Community policing, drug enforcement, police administration, criminal justice program evaluation, and racial profiling

Gisela M. Bichler, Ph.D. (Rutgers University)

Professor
Interests: Social network analysis and the socio-spatial structure of crime events, co-offending and illicit transnational markets, program evaluation, environmental crime prevention and problem-oriented policing.

Christine Famega, Ph.D. (University of Cincinnati)

Associate Professor
Interests: Police technology, criminal procedure, criminal justice policy and program evaluation, white collar crime, criminological theory

Shuryo Fujita, Ph.D. (Rutgers University)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Motor vehicle theft, Spatiotemporal analysis of crime, Data visualization, Problem-oriented policing, CPTED and Situational crime prevention

Janine Kremling, Ph.D. (University of South Florida)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Capital punishment, racial discrimination, corrections, drug use and abuse comparative criminal justice systems.

Brian H. Levin, J.D. (Stanford University)

Professor
Interests: Paralegal studies, criminal law, constitutional law, hate crime, and terrorism

Matthew Logan, Ph.D. (University of Cincinnati)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Prison Research, White-Collar Crime, Quantitative Analyses, Criminological Theory

Nerea Marteache, Ph.D. (Rutgers School of Criminal Justice)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Situational crime prevention, criminal justice policy, white collar/occupational crime, public opinion and criminal justice.

Alexis Norris, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)

Assistant Professor
Interests:Crime prevention programs, juvenile justice, restorative justice, program evaluation, and intimate partner violence.

Deborah Parsons, Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine)

Assistant Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Interests: Women in policing, community policing, media and criminal justice, and criminal justice system issues

John David Reitzel, Ph.D. (University of Florida)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Race & ethnic differences in criminal offending, perceptions of policing, and evidence-based policing (EBD).

Andrea Schoepfer,Ph.D . (University of Florida)

Associate Professor
Interests: White-collar/corporate crime,criminological theory, deviance, research methods

Pamela J. Schram, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)

Professor, Associate Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Interests: Juvenile justice, women and crime, corrections, research methods and statistics

Stephen G. Tibbetts, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Professor
Interests: Theoretical criminology, biosocial and psychological predictors of offending

Douglas B. Weiss, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Assistant Professor
Interests: Developmental and life course criminology, corrections, substance use, comparative criminal justice, quantitative methods

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty Information (PDF)

Staff

Donna Derbish, ASC

Administrative Assistant