Dr. Janine Kremling


  • 2010 Ph.D., Criminology, University of South Florida
  • 2004 M.A., Criminology, University of South Florida
  • 2001 M.A. Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany


Dr. Kremling's primary research interests are in the field of substance abuse and crime, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and capital sentencing decisions. Dr. Kremling’s dissertation examined the influence of sampling methods on the estimation of drug use prevalence and patterns among arrestees in the United States. Recent publications have focused on co-occurring drug and mental health disorders among incarcerated populations, the treatment of these disorders, and policy implications.

Research Interests

  • Substance use disorders and criminal behaviors
  • Assessment and evaluation of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in the justice system
  • Evaluation of treatment efficacy in drug courts
  • The impact of discrimination and arbitrariness in capital sentencing decisions
  • Metacognition and behavior changes
  • E-mail: jkremlin@csusb.edu
  • Phone: 909-537-5566
  • Office Location: Social Behavioral Sciences (SB) 209H

Classes Taught

  • CJUS 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • CJUS 330 Correctional Theory and Institutions
  • CJUS 312 Statistics in Criminal Justice
  • CJUS 590 Transnational Organized Crime