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Master of Criminal Justice

Faculty

St. Ambrose faculty have professional and academic backgrounds in corrections, law, criminology, sociology, education, human services and law enforcement. Professors keep current through consulting work and have been awarded grants to pursue their varied research interests.

Departmental research topics include:

  • How women are treated in criminal justice and the prison system
  • Counseling and offender treatment
  • The effect of alcohol prohibition in the United States on liver cirrhosis theory
  • Recidivism and treatment at halfway houses
  • Gender issues and treatment
  • The effect of race and gender on decision making

Barnum, Christopher

Barnum, Christopher

Professional interests include racial disparity in police traffic stops, social identity theory, statistics, and others.

McCulloh, Waylyn

McCulloh, Waylyn

Assistant Professor

Pizzini, Nicole

Pizzini, Nicole

Teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice.

Quinn, Sandra

Quinn, Sandra

Teaches Sociology, Criminal Justice, Women's Studies, and Irish Studies