Law and Justice
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Faculty Information

The graduate faculty is able to provide an interdisciplinary perspective because they earned doctorate degrees in criminal justice, criminology, sociology and political science. Some faculty have law degrees as well as Ph.Ds. Prior experience as practitioners in the criminal justice system allow the faculty to bring a realistic perspective to their work.

The graduate faculty are conducting research in areas such as:

  • Domestic and International Policing
  • Gun Violence
  • Capital Juror Decision-Making
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Programs
  • Social Justice Issues
  • Incarceration Policy
  • Role of Public Defenders and Prosecutors
  • Criminological Theory
  • Sentencing and Restorative Justice
  • Race and the Criminal Justice System
  • Victimology