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PhD Placements

Here is a list of students who have been awarded PhDs by the department.
Please email updates and corrections to the CCJ webmaster

PhD dissertations completed in the Department and dissertations in progress

See also UMSL Alumni Association website

2017
Niquita Loftis Supervising US Probation Officer District of Nevada
Maribeth Rezey Assistant Professor Loyola University - Chicago
2016
Jaclyn Cwick Assistant Professor Grand Valley State University
Shytierra Gaston Assistant Professor Indiana University
Jordan Pickering Assistant Professor California State University, Fresno
2015
Timothy Dickinson Assistant Professor University of Texas at El Paso
Mikh Gunderman Assistant Professor Missouri Southern State University
 
2014    
Ekaterina Gorislavsky Assistant Professor Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Kim Kras Assistant Professor
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!), George Mason University
J. Michael Vecchio Assistant Professor  Loyola University - Chicago
Stephanie Wiley Assistant Professor Simon Fraser University
     
2013    
Ethan Amidon Assistant Professor Missouri State University
Hyon Namgung Assistant Professor Metropolitan State University of Denver
Jennifer Owens Assistant Professor University of Missouri-Kansas City
     
 2012    
Breanne Pleggenkuhle Assistant Professor Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
     
2011    
Dena Carson Assistant Professor Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Brendan Dooley Professorial Lecturer
Project Director
American University
Oral History of Criminology Project
Kimberly Martin Researcher Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice
Andrea Nichols Associate Professor Saint Louis Community College
Brian Oliver Criminologist, Researcher, Consultant
Nicole White    
     
2010    
Scott Jacques Associate Professor Georgia State University
Michele Stacey Assistant Professor East Carolina University
Pernell Witherspoon Associate Professor Lindenwood University
     
2009    
Mark Berg Associate Professor University of Iowa
Bradley Brick Data Analyst US Marine Corps Headquarters, SAPR
Jennifer Cobbina Associate Professor Michigan State University
     
2008    
Janice R. Hill Research Instructor Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Daniel Isom General Manager
Adjunct Instructor
REJIS Commission (Regional Justice Information Service)
University of Missouri-St. Louis  
Robin Schaum    
Karin Tusinski Miofsky Assistant Professor Lakeland College
     
2007    
Robert Fornango

Director, Informatics Research

Health Services Advisory Group
Tim Maher Teaching Professor University of Missouri-St. Louis
Chris Melde Associate Professor Michigan State University
     
2006    
Adam Bossler Associate Professor Georgia Southern University
Toya Like-Haislip Associate Professor University of Missouri-Kansas City
Adam Watkins Associate Professor Bowling Green State University
     
2005    
Tom Holt Professor Michigan State University
Jeff Rojek Director, The Center for Law & Human Behavior University of Texas at El Paso
Steve Schnebly Associate Professor University of Illinois, Springfield
Lynn Urban Department Chair, Associate Professor University of Central Missouri
     
2004    
Shannan Catalano Statistician Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice
Chris Mullins Professor, Director of University Studies Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
     
2003    
Anne Dirks-Linhorst Professor Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Arlen Egley Assistant Professor Truman State University
Noelle Fearn Program Director, Associate Professor Saint Louis University
Dennis Mares Associate Professor Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
     
2002    
Tim Bray Director, Institute for Urban Policy Research University of Texas at Dallas
Rick Ruddell Professor University of Regina
     
2001    
George Burruss Associate Professor University of South Florida
Dyan McGuire Associate Professor Saint Louis University
     
2000    
Elicka Peterson-Sparks Associate Professor, Director of Honors Program Appalachian State University
Lisa Sample Reynolds Professor of Public Affairs and Community Service University of Nebraska-Omaha