Here is a list of students who have been awarded PhDs by the department.

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PhD dissertations completed in the Department and dissertations in progress

See also UMSL Alumni Association website

2016
Jaclyn Cwick
Assistant Professor
Grand Valley State University
Shytierra Gaston
Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Jordan Pickering
Assistant Professor
Fresno State University
2015
Timothy Dickinson
Visiting Assistant Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Mikh Gunderman
Assistant Professor
Missouri Southern State University
2014
 
 
Ekaterina Gorislavsky
Assistant Professor
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Kim Kras
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!), George Mason University
J. Michael Vecchio
Assistant Professor
 Loyola University - Chicago
Stephanie Wiley
Assistant Research Professor
University of Missouri-St. Louis
 
 
 
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
Lecturer; Project Director
University of Iowa; 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
Assistant Professor
Georgia State University
Michele Stacey
Assistant Professor
East Carolina University
Pernell Witherspoon
Associate Professor
Lindenwood University
 
 
 
2009
 
 
Mark Berg
Assistant Professor
University of Iowa
Bradley Brick
Data Analyst
US Marine Corps Headquarters, SAPR
Jennifer Cobbina
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
 
 
 
2008
 
 
Jan Hill-Jordan
Research Instructor
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Dan Isom
Endowed Professor of Policing and the Community
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
Associate Professor
Michigan State University
Jeff Rojek
Associate 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
Associate Professor, Director of University Studies
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
 
 
 
2003
 
 
Anne Dirks-Linhorst
Associate Professor
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Arlen Egley
Assistant Professor
Truman State University
Noelle Fearn
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