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Meet the Criminology & Criminal Justice Faculty

Name Position Department Area
Dr. Samantha Brown Assistant Professor Juvenile Delinquency, School-Based Crime,

Social Media and Crime, Policing, and

Qualitative Methods

Dr. Michael Cherbonneau  Associate Professor Criminological Theory; Criminal Decision-Making;
Crime Prevention; Street Crime & Violence;
Offender-Based Research
 John Dean Instructor & Internship Coordinator Internship Program
 Dr. Michael Hallett   Professor Critical Criminology, Program Evaluation,
Race and Punishment, Privatized Penal Systems,
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
 Michael Kilbane  Instructor & Internship Coordinator Internship Program, Juvenile Delinquency,
Law Enforcement Processes, Leadership Development,
Police Administration, Risk Management
 Dr. Kristina Lopez Assistant Professor Immigration, Ethnicity, and Crime,
Criminology, Corrections, and Program Evaluation
 Dr. Holly V. Miller Professor & MSCJ Program Director Immigration and Crime, Juvenile Delinquency,
Program Evaluation, Correctional Policy
 Dr. J. Mitchell Miller Professor Drugs and Crime, Program Evaluation,
Qualitative Methods
 Dr. Alicia Sitren Associate Professor Offender Perceptions and Decision-making Paradigms;
The Nature and Function of Jails; Job Candidate
Desirability Research; and Criminology-Econometric
 Dr. Alexandra Slemaker Assistant Professor  
 Dr. Brenda Vose  Associate Professor & Department Chair Correctional Rehabilitation, Corrections, Effective Interventions,
Law Enforcement Staffing, Offender Risk/need Assessment,
Research Methods
 Dr. Jennifer K Wesely Professor Domestic Violence, Gender, Inequality
and Justice, Women's Experiences of
Violence and Homelessness


Adjunct Faculty
Name E-Mail
David Conn
Deborah Eichelberger
Abigail Ellis
Michael Hrin
Ronald Lendvay
Benjamin Marrufo
Shamir Ratansi
Paul Shaw
Ricky Taylor
Kelly Vannan
Vicki Waytowich


Office Staff
Name Position Department Area Email
Perrin Murray Office Manager Criminology and Criminal Justice