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:
Professional interests include racial disparity in police traffic stops, social identity theory, statistics, and others.
Teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice.
Teaches Sociology, Criminal Justice, Women's Studies, and Irish Studies
Areas of professional interest include Criminal Justice, Criminology, Education, Criminological Theory, Mass Incarceration, Social Stigma, and Social Inequality.