Criminal Justice Faculty

CJ Faculty Page

Department Chair:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professors:


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



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

 


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

 

 

 

 Gennaro F. Vito, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Professor:  CJ Leadership, Capital Punishment, Policing 






Associate Professors:

 

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

 

 

 

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


 

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

     

     

     

     

    Assistant Professors:


    Jennifer R. Cox, Georgia State University
    Senior Instructor I (Term)Research Design and Quantitative Analysis



       

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

     

     

    jpeg of Katie HughesKatie Hughes, Ph.D. , University of Louisville
    Term Assistant Professor: Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Intro, and Correctional Treatment and Rehabilitation


      

     

     Heather M. Ouellette, Ph.D.University of South Carolina
    Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor: Corrections, Public Opinion, and Disparities

     

     

     

     

    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:

     

    Terry EdwardsTerry D. Edwards, J.D.University of Louisville
    Associate Professor 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

         

         

         

         Michael Bassi, University of Louisville
        Part-Time Lecturer:  Law Enforcement in the United States

         

         

         

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        Virginia Braden, Ph.D., University of Louisville 
        Part-Time Lecturer: Wrongful Convictions and Cold Case Investigations

         

         

         

        Barry Denton

        Barry Denton Ed.DSpaulding University 
        Part-Time Lecturer: Criminal Justice, Terrorism and Homeland Security

         

         

          

         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

         Dennis Hippert, Ph.D.Nova Southeastern University
        Part-Time Lecturer: Law Enforcement in the United States




         Ruben Pavlov, Ph.D., University of Louisville
        Part-Time Lecturer: 




        Cassandra Rausch, Ph.D., University of Louisville
        Part-Time Lecturer: Death Investigation, DNA & Forensics Investigation, and Forensic Evidence: Analysis & Investigation

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