Criminal Justice Faculty

    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

    (Police Investigations, Eyewitness Identification procedures, Police Body-worn cameras)


        Cherie Dawson-Edwards

        Associate Professor; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

        (Public Policy & Administration)


          Elizabeth L. Grossi

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

          (Corrections and Criminology.)



              George E. Higgins

              Professor; Vice Chair: Director of Graduate Studies; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

              (Criminological Theory Testing, Advanced Quantitative Analysis, and Cybercrime.)


                Thomas W. Hughes

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

                (Policing, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law)


                  Deborah 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 M. Losavio

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

                        (Criminal Procedure and Law, Computer Forensics)



                          Eric S. McCord

                          Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Temple University.

                          (Law Enforcement, Crime Pattern Analysis, Crime Prevention through Environmental Design)


                          Justin Nix

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

                          (Policing, Legitimacy, Procedural Justice)



                              Kristin Swartz

                              Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

                              (Criminal Justice)


                                Richard Tewksbury

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

                                (Deviant Behavior, Qualitative Methods)


                                  Gennaro Vito

                                  Professor, Department Chair; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

                                  (Research Methods, Statistics, Capital Punishment)


                                    William F. Walsh

                                    Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Fordham University.

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


                                      Adjunct Faculty

                                        Harry E. Allen

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

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



                                        Charles D. Baker

                                        Lecturer; Ed. D., Arizona State University.

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



                                        Jennifer Cruze

                                        Instuctor: MS/ADJ University of Louisville; PhD student at Georgia State University

                                        (Youth & Domestic Violence)


                                        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)


                                                J. Sterling Grant

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

                                                (Organizational Justice, Policing, Career Development, Diversity, Ethics, and Interpersonal Communication)


                                                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)