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

Affiliate Assistant Professor, 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

Stephanie C. Kane

Stephanie C. Kane

Professor, International Studies

Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice

Affiliate Professor, Gender Studies

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