Faculty


Core Faculty

Jonathan Brauer

Jonathan Brauer

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
theories of crime and deviance; cross-national and comparative criminology; child and adolescent development; causes and consequences of discrimination

Shytierra Gaston

Shytierra Gaston

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
the intersection of race, crime, and criminal justice; corrections; prisoner reentry; collateral consequences of criminal justice contact; families and communities of offenders

William Head

William Head

Senior Lecturer, Criminal Justice

Internship Coordinator, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
administration of justice; crime and popular culture; private security; crime and public policy

Natalie Kroovand Hipple

Natalie Kroovand Hipple

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
gun violence; evaluation of criminal justice programs; crime analysis; restorative justice

Richard Lippke

Richard Lippke

Department Chair, Criminal Justice

Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
philosophy of punishment; philosophy of criminal procedure; normative theories of sentencing

Miriam Northcutt Bohmert

Miriam Northcutt Bohmert

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Faculty Affiliate, Gender Studies

Research Interests
corrections; reentry; social psychological influences and environmental contexts; conservation criminology; gender

William Oliver

William Oliver

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Director of Undergraduate Affairs, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
interpersonal violence among African Americans; prisoner reentry; rural crime and justice

Bruce Sales

Bruce Sales

Virginia L. Roberts Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
psychology of law; criminology; criminal justice

Marla Sandys

Marla Sandys

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
jury behavior; capital punishment

Kip Schlegel

Kip Schlegel

Professor, Criminal Justice

Director of Graduate Studies, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
white–collar crime; organized crime; criminological theory

Arvind Verma

Arvind Verma

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
policing; criminal justice in India; mathematical modeling of criminal justice data; geographic information systems

Adjunct Instructors

Helen Levesque

Helen Levesque

Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
children's rights; gender and social class

Phillip Parnell

Phillip Parnell

Associate Professor, International Studies

Adjunct Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
law and crime in society and culture; cross-cultural studies; law, crime and social change; disputing; the state; violence

Emeritus Faculty

Ellen Dwyer

Ellen Dwyer

Professor Emerita, Criminal Justice

  • dwyer@indiana.edu
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Research Interests
social history of law; medicine and criminal justice; race and psychiatry during WWII

Mary Lee Luskin

Mary Lee Luskin

Associate Professor Emerita, Criminal Justice

  • luskin@indiana.edu
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Research Interests
courts; mentally ill persons in the criminal justice system

Hal Pepinsky

Hal Pepinsky

Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice

  • pepinsky@indiana.edu
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Research Interests
peacemaking criminology; restorative justice; violence against children

Leon Pettiway

Leon Pettiway

Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice

  • pettiway@indiana.edu
  • Owen Hall 002F

Research Interests
urban structures and crime; race and crime; the construction of criminology

Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Associate Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice

  • swrussel@indiana.edu
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Research Interests
human rights; American Indian justice policy; judicial process; transnational corporate crime