Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences








  • Thomas A. Faison

    Thomas A. Faison

    Adjunct Faculty

  • M. Jay Farr

    M. Jay Farr

    Adjunct Faculty

    Community policing, crime mapping, criminal behavior, tactical critical events planning, police administration and mapping

  • Kevin B Fornshill

    Kevin B Fornshill

    Adjunct Faculty

    Extremist Group Research

  • David Foster

    David Foster

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intelligence analysis, intelligence and national security policy, dynamics of terrorism, counter-terrorism policies and programs. Vineyard and Winery management.





  • Tom Jackman

    Tom Jackman

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Rachel Honor Jensen

    Rachel Honor Jensen

    Community policing, police and mental health, police training and mental health, police training and autism spectrum disorders, intersection of law and psychology

  • Devon Johnson

    Devon Johnson

    Associate Professor

    Public opinion on criminal justice issues, race and criminal justice, politics of crime and justice policy, survey methods

  • William Johnson



  • Lawrence Leiser

    Lawrence Leiser

    Adjunct Faculty

    Criminal investigation, prosecution and justice for defendants and victims

  • Jennifer Lerch

    Jennifer Lerch

    Organizational change, Reentry, Correctional interventions, Substance use

  • Yi-Fang Lu

    Yi-Fang Lu

    Correction, Juvenile Delinquency, Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Quantitative Methods

  • Cynthia Lum

    Cynthia Lum


    Policing, technology, evidence-based crime policy, translational criminology, crime prevention

  • Samantha Luna

    Samantha Luna

    Specialty courts, false confessions, and guilty pleas.



  • Matthew S Nelson

    Matthew S Nelson

    Evaluating evidence-based crime interventions, crime and place, quantitative methods, and program evaluation

  • Lisa Newmark

    Lisa Newmark

    Director of Undergraduate Programs

    Term Associate Professor

    Justice system's and society's response to victims of crime

  • Andrew Novak

    Andrew Novak

    Term Assistant Professor

    The death penalty, comparative constitutional law, common law in Africa, international criminal law

  • Michelle R Nuneville

    Michelle R Nuneville

    Adjunct Faculty

    Community policing,criminal investigation, domestic violence, police ethics


  • Alan Ott

    Alan Ott

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Suleyman Ozeren

    Suleyman Ozeren

    Adjunct Faculty

    Terrorism & counterterrorism, radicalization, countering violent extremism (CVE), international security, emerging transnational threats, conflict resolution and the Kurdish issue.


  • Sang Jun Park

    Sang Jun Park

    Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Crime and Place, Community Policing, Public Safety, Open Data, Web GIS, Crime Prevention

  • Daniel D Plank

    Daniel D Plank

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Dennis Pluchinsky

    Dennis Pluchinsky

    Adjunct Faculty

    Terrorism, radicalization, terrorist surveillance, the Global Jihad Movement, al-Qaeda, terrorist tactics and target selection, counter-terrorism policies and programs

  • Jeffrey W. Pollard

    Jeffrey W. Pollard

    Adjunct Faculty

    Threat Assessment, Psychotherapy, Higher Education Policy, Substance Use/Abuse

  • Walter E Purdy

    Walter E Purdy

    Adjunct Faculty

    Countering Violent Extremists, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Decision Making for Law Enforcement


  • Dustin R Razsi

    Dustin R Razsi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intelligence and Homeland Security

  • Allison D. Redlich

    Allison D. Redlich

    Director of Graduate Programs


    Guilty pleas, interrogations and confessions, wrongful convictions, mental health courts, and experimental criminology

  • Daniel A Reilly

    Daniel A Reilly

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Steven D Remick

    Steven D Remick

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Onix Rivera

    Onix Rivera

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Laurie Robinson

    Laurie Robinson

    Clarence J. Robinson Professor

    Crime and public policy, federal role in supporting translational criminology and criminal justice innovation, policing, public management and strategic leadership in criminal justice

  • Eugene J. Rossi

    Eugene J. Rossi

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Raymond G Rowley

    Raymond G Rowley

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Danielle S. Rudes

    Danielle S. Rudes

    Associate Professor

    Organizational change, community corrections (probation/parole), prisons, law & society, prisoner reentry, problem-solving courts, implementation studies, street-level bureaucrats, and qualitative methods

  • Thomas Ryan

    Thomas Ryan

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Scott L Scher

    Scott L Scher

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Amber Scherer

    Amber Scherer

    Effectiveness of criminal investigative practices, Evidence-based policing, Translation of research evidence into law enforcement practice.

  • Ira H. Schoen

    Ira H. Schoen

    Adjunct Faculty

    Prevention, deterrence, and detection of crime, criminal justice ethics

  • Emily Smedley
  • Dennis D Staszak

    Dennis D Staszak

    Term Lecturer

    Interviewing and Interrogation, Criminal investigations, Counterintelligence investigations, Counterterrorism investigations, Intelligence Analysis, Intelligence theory and applications,

  • Megan Stoltz
  • Alan D Swanson

    Alan D Swanson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Human trafficking, international development, economic, social, and cultural rights


  • Eugene P Tadie

    Eugene P Tadie

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intelligence Community's role in U.S. national security, intelligence analysis, scientific method applied to analysis

  • Kara Tappan

    Kara Tappan

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Faye S. Taxman

    Faye S. Taxman

    University Professor

    Health services and correctional research, evidence based courts and corrections, program design and interventions, experimentation and evaluation, organizational change, seamless systems of care

  • Darryl L. Thomas

    Darryl L. Thomas

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Joseph Thomas

    Joseph Thomas

    Adjunct Faculty

    National Security, Counter-terrorism, Law Enforcement, Intelligence Analysis, Education

  • Teneshia Thurman
  • Allan Turner

    Allan Turner

    Research Professor Emeritus

    Corrections, homeland security, security technology, threat, risk and vulnerability assessment

  • Kristin Tyburczy

    Kristin Tyburczy

    Undergraduate Program Coordinator


  • Gwen M Udell

    Gwen M Udell

    Adjunct Faculty

    Crime analysis, intelligence analysis, crime mapping, criminal behavior, geographic profiling, serial offenders, criminal mind, psychology, crime and place, hot spot analysis, understanding terrorism, intelligence analysis techniques



  • David Weisburd

    David Weisburd

    Distinguished Professor

    Police innovation, geography of crime (crime and place), experimental criminology, statistics and research methods, white collar crime

  • Clair White

    Clair White

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Communities and crime, mental health and use of service, illicit prescription drug use

  • James Willett

    James Willett

    Adjunct Faculty

  • James Willis

    James Willis

    Associate Professor

    Police organizations, police reform, police decision making, police technology, punishment in an historical context

  • David B Wilson

    David B Wilson



    Crime prevention and correctional treatment programs, meta-analysis, quantitative research methods

  • Sean Emerson Wire
  • William Woolf

    William Woolf

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Cassandra Wright
  • Xiaoyun Wu


  • Sue-Ming Yang

    Sue-Ming Yang

    Assistant Professor

    Place-based criminology, racial stereotypes and urban disorder perception, experimental methods, international terrorism

  • Ahmet S Yayla

    Ahmet S Yayla

    Adjunct Faculty

    Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Radicalization, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Countering / Preventing Violent Extremism, Radical Jihadi Terrorist Organizations (ISIS – Al-Qaeda), Law Enforcement Leadership and Management.


  • Ehsan Zaffar

    Ehsan Zaffar

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intersection of national security, homeland security and civil rights/civil liberties, privacy.