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Faculty

Below you will find a list of faculty from the School of Criminal Justice. Click on faculty's name to go to faculty's personal page, which includes: faculty vitae, areas of expertise, description of courses taught, research interests, and biography.


J. Pete Blair

Associate Professor
02 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2456
pete.blair@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Active shooter events, tactical/problem-oriented policing, decision making, deception

 



Scott W. Bowman

Associate Professor
Hill House
(512) 245-3584
scott.bowman@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Race/ethnicity, juvenile justice, qualitative research


Jeffrey M. Cancino
Associate Professor
125 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2174
jc68@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Robbery, Latino gangs, immigration and crime




Mitchell B. Chamlin
Professor
110 Hill House
(512) 245-6503
Mitch.Chamlin@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Macro-criminology, social control, time series analysis


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Marcus Felson
Professor
109 Hill House
(512) 245-1886                                                                                                  mf38@txstate.edu           

Research Interests:
Crime pattern analysis, crime mapping, routine activities, crime settings

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Verna Henson
Assistant Professor
115 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2174
VH02@txstate.edu


 


Jay D. Jamieson

Professor
133 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3346
jj06@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Comparative criminal justice, intelligence analysis, police technology


Pablo Martinez
Associate Professor
124 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3218
pm14@txstate.edu

 

Research Interests:
Prison populations, risk assessment, recidivism, program evaluation


John A. McLaren
Associate Professor
Round Rock Campus
(512) 245-3331
johnmclaren@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Disinformation and mythology in the CJ system, legal aspects of criminal profiling



Tomas C. Mijares

Professor
130 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3347
tm09@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Police tactical operations and technology, use of force, counter-terrorism, organized crime


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 Richard Morley
 Senior Lecturer
 Hines Academic Center
 (512) 245-6193
 rm79@txstate.edu

 Research Interests:
 Impact of meditation/brain changes on aggression, antisocial behavior, criminality


Wayman C. Mullins
Professor
128 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3344
wm04@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Hostage/crisis negotiation, terrorism, stress and PTSD issues, intelligence analysis


David B. Perkins
Professor
129 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3345
dp13@txstate.edu

 

Research Interests:
Constitutional law and criminal procedure as applied to police investigations


Joycelyn M. Pollock
Professor
126 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-7706
jp12@txstate.edu


Research Interests:
Female offenders, ethics in criminal justice, wrongful conviction, law, penology




Kim Rossmo

Professor - Endowed Chair
04 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2006
krossmo@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Environmental criminology, geography of crime, criminal investigations, policing




Beth A Sanders

Associate Professor & Master's Coordinator
108D Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2174
beth.sanders@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Women and crime, police officer recruitment and selection, FTO selection, police officer job performance

 


Sellers

 

 Christine S. Sellers
 Professor & Director
 120 Hines Academic Center
 (512) 245-3341
 css100@txstate.edu

 Research Interests:
 Criminological theory, gender and crime, intimate partner violence


 


Mark C. Stafford

Professor, Ph.D. Coordinator
107 Hill House
(512) 245-5410
stafford@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Deterrence, public attitudes about punishment, sex offenders, crime theory



William E. Stone

Professor
123 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3343
WilliamStone@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Correctional history, program evaluation, predictive modeling in criminal justice


 
Lucia Summers
Assistant Professor

127 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2389
lsummers@txstate.edu
 
Research Interests:
Spatio-temporal patterns of crime, offender spatial decision making

P. Michael Supancic
Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator
131 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-3587
ps14@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Crime theory, victimization, juvenile justice, CJ policy, police accountability, civilian review


Dr. Donna Vandiver
 Donna Vandiver
 Associate Professor
 Associate Dean - College of Applied Arts

 108 Hill House
 (512) 245-7907
 Vandiver@txstate.edu

 Research Interests:
 Sex offenders, research methodologies, recidivism, globalization


Bob Edward Vásquez
Assistant Professor
109 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-8460
bob.vasquez@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Measurement, quantitative methods, criminological theory, race and gender


 

Brian L. Withrow
Professor
01 Hines Academic Center
(512) 245-2174
brian.withrow@txstate.edu

Research Interests:
Police systems and practices, police officer decision making, racial profiling