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Administration

Name & Title
Office
Phone
Email
Dr. Finn Aage Esbensen
Department Chair
E. Desmond Lee Professor
of Youth Crime and Violence
330
4619
esbensen@umsl.edu
Amanda Porterfield
Administrative Assistant
329
5032
porterfielda@umsl.edu
Dr. Elaine Eggleston Doherty
Graduate Director
Associate Professor
338C
5033
dohertye@umsl.edu
Dr. Tim Maher
Undergraduate Director
Teaching Professor
535
5026
mahert@umsl.edu


Full-time Faculty

Name & Title
Office
Phone
Areas of Specialization
Dr. Adam Boessen
Assistant Professor
531
5030
Neighborhoods and crime
Space and geography
Social networks
Dr. Michael Campbell
Assistant Professor
 541
6731 
Law and society
Punishment and corrections
Politics and crime 
Dr. Stephanie DiPietro
Associate Professor
540
5038
Immigration and crime
Juvenile delinquency
Criminological theory
Dr. Elaine Eggleston Doherty
Associate Professor
338C
5033 
Life course theory
Desistance from crime & drug use
Longitudinal methodology
Dr. Rachel Ellis
Assistant Professor
338B
6852
Prisons
Gender and Punishment
Qualitative methods
Dr. Finn-Aage Esbensen
E. Desmond Lee Professor
of Youth Crime and Violence
330
4619
Youth violence and gangs
Evaluation research
Cross-cultural research
Dr. Heidi Grundetjern
Assistant Professor
542
5189
Gender and crime
Illegal drug markets
Qualitative methods
Dr. Beth Huebner
Professor
533
5043
Prisoner reentry
Criminal justice decision-making
Quantitative methods
Dr. David Klinger
Professor
340A
7012
Policing
Terrorism
Deadly force
Dr. Karlijn Kuijpers
Assistant Professor
5037
5037
Victimization
Intimate Partner Violence
Quantitative Methods
Dr. Janet Lauritsen
Curators' Distinguished Professor
328
5427
Victimization
Gender & violent crime trends
Quantitative methods
Dr. Timothy Maher
Teaching Professor
535
5026
Policing
Police deviance & sexual misconduct
 
Dr. Richard Rosenfeld
Founders Professor
527
6717
Social sources of violent crime
Crime control policy
Crime trends
Dr. Lee Ann Slocum
Associate Professor
340B
4072
Police-citizen relations
Developmental criminology
Research methods
Dr. Terrance J. Taylor
Associate Professor
529
5075
Victimization
Youth violence & gangs
Race/Ethnicity & crime
Dr. Kyle Thomas
Assistant Professor
331
4387
Peer influence
Offender decision-making
Criminological theory
Dr. Matt Vogel
Assistant Professor
539 
5042 
Juvenile delinquency
Person-Context research
Mental health and offending 


Emeritus Faculty & Staff

Name & Title
Office
Phone
Areas of Specialization
Cathy McNeal
Administrative Associate Emeritus
n/a 
 n/a
n/a 
Dr. Allen Wagner
Associate Professor Emeritus
544
n/a
Policing
History of Police organizations
Dr. Richard Wright
Professor Emeritus
n/a
n/a
Offender decision-making
Drug markets
Cross-cultural and qualitative research


Adjunct Faculty

Name & Title
Office
Email
Gabe Crocker
Adjunct Instructor
324
crockerg@umsl.edu
Michael Guzy
Adjunct Instructor
324
guzym@umsl.edu
Daniel Isom
Adjunct Instructor
324
isomd@umsl.edu
Brenda Loftin
Adjunct Instructor
324
loftinb@umsl.edu
Niquita Loftis
Adjunct Instructor
324
nmve58@umsl.edu
Shannon McAllister
Adjunct Instructor
324
whitleysha@umsl.edu
Kim Rensing
Adjunct Instructor
324
rensingk@umsl.edu


In Memoriam

Name & Title
Dr. Bob Bursik
Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Dr. G. David Curry
Professor Emeritus