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Division of Criminal Justice College of Health & Human Services

Meet Us

Staff

Destiny Effiong

Criminal Justice Advising Coordinator

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Adam Lehrke

ASC II

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Alicia Taylor

ASC I

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  • Location: Alpine Hall 137
  • Phone: (916) 278-4539
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Full-Time Faculty

Dimitri Bogazianos

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: The intersection of crime and culture in an era of mass incarceration.

Kimberly Chism

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Policing, Criminological Theory, Quantitative Methodologies, Juvenile Justice, Fourth Amendment Law

Tim Croisdale

Professor & Division Chair

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  • Office Hours: M/TH 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & T/W 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Crime Science, Crime Reduction, Crime Data and Statistics, Policing, Corrections, Public Policy

Sue Escobar

Professor, Lead Cohort Advisor, Internship Coordinator

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  • Location: Online Only - Check EAB for times
  • Phone: (916) 278-5685
  • Specialty & Interests: Animal Abuse and Violence, Animal Law, Contemplative Practices and Mindfulness in Higher Education, LGBT Bullying and Education, Substance Abuse/Recovery/Criminal Justice, Crime and Punishment Theory

Yvette Farmer

Associate Professor, Interim Director Student Research Center

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  • Specialty & Interests: Research Methods, Criminology, Leadership and Management, Deviant Careers, and Drug Abuse

Nicole Fox

Associate Professor, Cohort Advisor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Atrocity Crimes, Collective Memory, Critical Criminology, Gender, Race-Based Violence, Transitional Justice, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, White Supremacy.

Ricky Gutierrez

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Corrections, mental health, gangs, race relations and criminal justice, criminal justice policy, and program evaluation.

Shihlung Huang

Associate Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Drug Policy, Smuggling and Immigration, Criminal Justice Policy Evaluation, Policing, Management and Administration

Laurie Kubicek

Professor, CCE Online Coordinator

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  • Specialty & Interests: Criminal Law and Procedure, Judicial Process, Government and Public Policy

Stephanie Mizrahi

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Law, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Emergency Management.

Jennifer Noble

Associate Professor, Pre-Law Advising Coordinator

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  • Specialty & Interests: Sentencing Law, White Collar Crime, Media, Criminal Justice

Alexa Sardina

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator

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  • Specialty & Interests: Sex Offenders (specifically female child molesters and the interaction processes between victim and perpetrator), Sex Offender Treatment and Policy, Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice

Kim Schnurbush

Associate Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Wrongful Convictions, Policing, Corrections, Administrative Failure

Danielle Slakoff

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Media and Crime; Feminist Criminology & Women's Issues; Race/Ethnicity; Intimate Partner Violence

Ernest Uwazie

Professor, Director of Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution

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  • Specialty & Interests: Law and Society, International Criminology, Minorities and Criminal Justice, Dispute Resolution

Mercedes Valadez

Associate Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Immigration Issues, Inequality: Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice

Emeritus Faculty

Russell Loving

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Restorative Justice, Substantive and Procedural Criminal Law

Xin Ren

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Comparative Criminology, Victimology, Human Trafficking and Research Methods

Part-Time Faculty

Jay Aguas

Lecturer

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Tim Albright

Lecturer

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Maria da Luz Alexandrino

Lecturer

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Paul Bianchi

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Critical Criminology, Race & Ethnicity, Social Inequality

Abdullah Cihan

Lecturer

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Brianna Grant

Lecturer

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Benjamin Greer

Lecturer

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Philip Hess

Lecturer

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Frank Horowitz

Lecturer

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Jack Karver

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Juvenile and Adult Corrections and Rehabilitation, Management of Criminal Justice Agencies

Matt Kubicek

Lecturer

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Shelby Moffatt

Lecturer

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Christine Morse Fitch

Lecturer

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Veronica Piazza

Lecturer

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Carlos Ponce

Lecturer

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Jason Pritchard

Lecturer

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Davies Sasere

Lecturer

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Tim Sowards

Lecturer

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Nathan Steele

Lecturer

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Luke VanderDrift

Lecturer

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Carlos Vina

Lecturer

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Gabriella Viramontes

Lecturer

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Craig Watson

Lecturer

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Alton Williams

Lecturer

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Anna Zelenz

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Political Violence, Oppression/Resistance, Social Movements, Theories of Punishment/Corrections, State Institutions, Public Law, Research Methods
Total Members: 46