Dr. Vickie Jensen, Department Chair
Areas of Interest: Gender & Crime; Criminal Justice & Penology; Victimization; Deviance; Domestic Violence; Criminological Theory; Field Methods & Ethnomethodology, Race Class & Gender Equality; Writing in the Social Sciences; Psychology & Social Psychology of Offending & Victimization.
Dr. James David Ballard
Areas of Interest: Terrorism; Energy Security; Radiological & Nuclear Transportation; Criminology & Criminal Justice; Research Methods.
Dr. Kay Pih
Areas of Interest: Transnational Crime; Asian Criminal Organizations; Organized Crime & Gangs; Criminological Theory
Bruce Zucker, Esq.
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law; Federal Sentencing; White Collar Crime; Parole & Community Corrections.
Dr. Eric Gamino
Areas of Interest: Policing & Police Community Relations; Critical Criminology; Racial/Ethnic Relations; Immigration & Crime; U.S.-Mexico Border; Qualitative Methods.
Dr. Katherine Lorenz
AREAS OF INTEREST:Victimology; Sexual Assault; Intimate Partner Violence; Intersectionality in Victimization; Police-Community Relations; Survey Design; Mixed-Methods Research; Qualitative Research Methods.
Dr. Nayan Ramirez
AREAS OF INTEREST: Gender and Sexualities; Juvenile Delinquency and Justice; Peer and Social Networks; Social Inequality and the Life-Course; Health Disparities; and Quantitative Research Methods.
Dr. Marc Glidden
Areas of Interest: Corrections; Re-entry; Financial Capability and Crime; Social Ecology and Financial Access; Research Methods; Criminal Justice Education/Curricula.