Criminal Justice Faculty

CJ Faculty Page

Department Chair:

 Thomas W. Hughes, J.D.University of Dayton, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Associate Professor: Policing, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professors:

jpeg of George HigginsGeorge E. Higgins Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Professor: Criminological Theory Testing, Advanced Quantitative Methods, Cybercrime

 

 

 

jpeg of DGK in AustraliaDeborah G. Keeling, Ph.D. (Retired), Purdue University
ProfessorCorrections, Program Evaluation, International Policing

 

 

 

jpeg of Dr VitoGennaro F. Vito, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Professor:  CJ Leadership, Capital Punishment




Associate Professors:

Viviana Andreescu, Ph.D., University of Louisville
Associate Professor: Criminological Theory, Women & Crime, International Persp. on Violence


 

Bradley Campbell, Ph.D.Sam Houston State University
Associate Professor: Policing: Investigations, Decision-Making, Training, Responses to Victims

 

 

 

Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Ph.D.Virginia Commonwealth University 
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
Director, Social Change

 

 

Elizabeth L. Grossi, Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor: Corrections and Criminology, International Service Learning

 


 


Michael LosavioMichael M. Losavio, J.D.Louisiana State University
Associate Professor: Criminal Procedure, Law & Computer Forensics

 

 

 

Kristin Swartz, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Vice Chair - Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor: Communities & Crime, Effectiveness of Correctional Intervention, Correctional Staff Issues & School Crime


 

Assistant Professors:

Jennifer R. Cox, Georgia State University
Assistant Professor



 

Barry Denton

Barry Denton Ed.D, Spaulding University 
Assistant Professor: Criminal Justice, Terrorism and Homeland Security



  

 Joseph S. Grant, Ph.D., University of Louisville
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Professor: Law Enforcement, Cultural Intelligence, Conflict Management

  

jpeg of Heather OuelletteHeather Ouellette, Ph.D.University of South Carolina
Assistant Professor: Institutional and Community Corrections, Offender Assessment & Management

 

 

 


jpeg of Alex Widdowson

Alex O. Widdowson, Ph.D., Florida State University
Assistant Professor: Criminal & Delinquent Behavior, Criminology, Life Course Criminology

     

     

     

    Adjunct Faculty:

    Theresa C. Hayden, Ph.D., University of Louisville
    Adjunct Faculty: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodology, Human Trafficking, Rape Culture

     

     

     

    Geetha Suresh, Ph.D., University of Louisville
    Adjunct Faculty: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodology

     

     

     

     

    Faculty Emeritus:

    J. Price Foster Ph.D., Florida State University
    Professor Emeritus

     

     

     William F. Walsh Ph.D., Fordham University.
     Professor Emeritus

     

     

    Part-Time Lecturers: 


    Charles BakerCharles D. Baker Ed. D., Arizona State University
    Part-Time Lecturer: Law Enforcement, Serial Murder, Criminalistics

     

     

     


    Terry EdwardsTerry D. Edwards, J.D.University of Louisville
    Part-Time Lecturer: Criminal Law & Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law

     

         

         

        John Gregory, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
        Part-Time Lecturer: Law Enforcement

        Joe Gutmann, J.D., University of Louisville
        Part-Time Lecturer: Criminal Law & Evidence, Criminal Procedure

        Cassandra Rausch, Ph.D., University of Louisville
        Part-Time Lecturer: Death Investigation

        George Richards, Ph.D. CPP, University of Akron
        Part-Time Lecturer: Occult Crime, Emergency Mgmt., Homeland Security