Criminal Justice Faculty

CJ Faculty Page

    Viviana Andreescu

    Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Louisville.

    (Criminological Theory, Criminal Behavior, Quantitative Analysis.)


    Bradley Campbell

    Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University

    (Policing: Investigations, Decision-Making, Training, Responses to Victims)


        Cherie Dawson-Edwards

        Associate Professor; Department Chair; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

        (Public Policy & Administration)



        Ben FisherBenjamin W. Fisher

        Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

        (School Safety, Research Methods)



          Elizabeth L. Grossi

          Associate Professor; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

          (Corrections and Criminology.)



              jpeg of George HigginsGeorge E. Higgins

              Professor; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

              (Criminological Theory Testing and Advanced Quantitative Methods)



                jpeg of Tad HughesThomas W. Hughes

                Associate Professor; J.D., University of Dayton, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

                (Policing, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law)


                  jpeg of DGK in AustraliaDeborah G. Keeling

                  Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, College of A&S; Ph.D., Purdue University.

                  (Corrections, Program Evaluation, International Policing)


                    Kimberly Kempf-Leonard

                    Professor and Dean of College of A&S; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School

                    (Social Systems Sciences: Criminology & Criminal Law)



                        Michael LosavioMichael M. Losavio

                        Assistant Professor; J.D., Louisiana State University.

                        (Criminal Procedure and Law, Computer Forensics)



                        jpeg of Heather OuelletteHeather Ouellette

                        Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of South Carolina

                        (Institutional and community corrections, public views on correctional policies and practices, disparities in punishment)



                            Kristin Swartz

                            Vice Chair - Director of Graduate Studies; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

                            (Criminal Justice)


                              jpeg of Angela Thiel0Angela J. Thielo

                              Assistant Professor; Ph.D. , University of Cincinnati

                              (Effective correctional practices and public attitudes toward correctional policy)

                                jpeg of Dr VitoGennaro Vito

                                Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

                                (Research Methods, Statistics, Capital Punishment)


                                  Dr. Bill WalshWilliam F. Walsh

                                  Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Fordham University.

                                  (Police Leadership & Administration,  Criminal Justice Issues, &  Law Enforcement Personnel)


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                                  Alex O. Widdowson

                                  Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Florida State University

                                  (Criminology, Criminal Behavior, Life-Course Criminology)

                                    Adjunct Faculty

                                      Harry E. Allen

                                      Adjunct Faculty; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

                                      (Corrections, Terrorism, Ethics, Computer Applications, and Substance Abuse)


                                       Charles Baker

                                      Charles D. Baker

                                      Lecturer; Ed. D., Arizona State University.

                                      (Crime Prevention Theory, Practice & Management, and Police Administration)


                                        Terry Edwards

                                      Terry D. Edwards

                                      Associate Professor Emeritus; JD Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville.

                                      (Criminal Law and Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, ad Legal Aspects of CJ Personnel Mgmt)


                                          Kathy A. Eigelbach

                                          Internship Coordinator / Lecturer



                                           J. Price Foster

                                          Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Florida State University.

                                          (Criminology, Juvenile Justice, Ethics, Cross Cultural Perspectives in Criminal Justice)


                                            Theresa C. Hayden

                                            Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Louisville.

                                            (Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodology, Crimes Against the Elderly, Human Trafficking)



                                            Ronald M. Holmes

                                            Professor Emeritus; Ed.D., Indiana University.

                                            (Violent Crimes, Profiling, and Corrections)


                                              Bruce S. Ponder

                                              Lecturer / Instructor

                                              (Corrections, Alternatives to Incarceration, International Terrorism)