Criminal Justice


In the criminal justice degree programs, you’ll take courses that help you understand the theoretical and methodological roots of contemporary criminological inquiry. You’ll also take applied courses in criminal justice.

Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Law Enforcement



Private Investigation

National Security

Contact Us

For general questions about the Criminal Justice Program, email us at Please make sure to leave your full student name, student ID, and details on how we may assist you. Please note that each professor in the department is available to advise students.

Kerryn Bell, PhD

Department Chair, Professor
Advisor for Last Names Q-Z
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Pronouns: she/hers/her

Patterson Hall 311Q

Lynn Burks-Herres

Secretary Senior
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Patterson Hall 329F

Latoya R. Burt, PhD

Quarterly Faculty
Criminal Justice
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Patterson Hall 329

Alex Davis, PhD

Advisor for Last Names I-P
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Patterson Hall 329

Charles Hause

Quarterly Faculty
Criminal Justice
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Pronouns: he/his/him

Kirk Kimberly, PhD

Criminal Justice
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Pronouns: He/Him

Patterson Hall 311R

Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD

Advisor for Last Names A-H
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Patterson Hall 329C