Rutgers School of Criminal Justice

Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Name/Title Phone Email Specialization
Dr. Rod K. BrunsonDean & Professor 973-353-3311 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Communities & Violent Crime; Police-community Relations; Qualitative Research Methods
Dr. Robert ApelProfessor, and Ph.D. Program Director 973-353-5216 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Labor markets & Crime; Violent Victimization & Injury; Applied Econometrics
Dr. Edem AvakameAssociate Professor 973-353-3295 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Social inequality & Crime; Statistics; Research Methods
Dr. Valerio BaćakAssistant Professor (973) 353-2806 Send an email Areas of Specialization ; ; Sociology of Punishment; Social Determinants of Health; Youth Sexuality; Social Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS; Global Health; Quantitative Methods; Southeastern Europe;
Dr. Joel CaplanAssociate Professor 973-353-1304 Send an email Areas of Specialization; GIS Mapping & spatial analysis; Computational criminology; Policing
Dr. Ko-lin ChinDistinguished Professor 973-353-1488 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Gangs & organized crime; Human smuggling & trafficking; Drug Trafficking
Dr. Johnna ChristianAssociate Professor, and M.A. Program Director 973-353-3245 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Mass incarceration; Prisoner reentry; Families and incarceration
Dr. Ronald V. ClarkeUniversity Professor 973-353-1154 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Rational choice theory & situational crime prevention; Problem-oriented policing & crime analysis; Wildlife Crime
Dr. Todd ClearUniversity Professor 973-353-3343 Send an email
Dr. Elizabeth GriffithsAssociate Professor 973-353-3303 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Communities & crime; Criminological theory; GIS & spatial methodologies; Research methods
Dr. Leslie KennedyUniversity Professor 973-353-3310 Send an email Areas of Specialization; GIS Mapping & spatial analysis; Computational criminology; Policing
Dr. Sarah E. LagesonAssistant Professor (973) 353-2805 Send an email Areas of Specialization; ; Law and Society; Sociology of Punishment; Mixed Methods; Criminal Records
Dr. Joel MillerAssociate Professor, and Executive M.A. Program Chair 973-353-5073 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Environmental criminology; Juvenile justice; Police accountability
Dr. Jody MillerProfessor and Faculty Chair 973-353-1303 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Feminist Theory; Gender, Crime and Victimization; Qualitative Research Methods; Race, Neighborhoods and Inequality; ;
Dr. Michael OstermannAssistant Professor, and Undergraduate Program Chair 973-353-5758 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Prisoner reentry; Corrections; Public policy
Dr. Andres F. RengifoAssociate Professor 973-353-5237 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Social Control; Communities & Crime; Cross-cultural & Evaluation Research
Dr. Norman SamuelsUniversity Professor 973-353-3287 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Terrorism & counter-terrorism; Security & intelligence studies; International crime
Dr. Mercer SullivanProfessor 973-353-5931 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Communities & Crime; Development & Life-Course Criminology; Crime & Families
Dr. Bonita VeyseyProfessor and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Implementation 973-353-1929 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Behavioral Health & Corrections; Women & Girls; Evaluation Research
Dr. Sara WakefieldAssociate Professor 973-353-5639 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Life Course; Stratification; Incarceration; Childhood Wellbeing;

Affiliated Research Faculty

Name/Title Phone Email Specialization
Genna JonesAssistant Professor of Practice Send an email
Dr. Paul BoxerSenior Fellow and Director of Evidence-Based Institute 973-353-5440 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Juvenile delinquency; Evidence-based practices; Violence
Dr. Michael B. GreeneSenior Fellow 973 202-1508 Send an email
Dr. Leigh GrossmanAssistant Professor of Practice 973-353-3292 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Policing; Violent Crime ; Focused Deterrence; Social Network Analysis
Dr. Bernadette C. HohlInstructor Send an email
Dr. Justin KurlandPost-Doctoral Associate 973-353-3329 Send an email Areas of Specialization; Wildlife Crime; Crime Analysis and Prevention
Dr. Shadd MarunaProfessor Send an email Areas of Specialization; Desistance from crime; Offender rehabilitation; Psychology of crime
Dr. Madeleine NovichPost-Doctoral Fellow & RDCJN Program Manager Send an email

Administration

Name/Title Phone Email Office
Dr. Rod K. BrunsonDean & Professor 973-353-3311 Send an email CLJ, 566
Jane BalbekAssistant to Dean 973-353-3292 Send an email CLJ 568
Alexandra CharlesUndergraduate Academic Advisor 973-353-3029 Send an email CLJ 578C
Jimmy CamachoManager, Graduate Programs and Graduate Enrollment Services 973-353-3448 Send an email CLJ 578D
John VegaClerical Assistant 973-353-3311 Send an email CLJ, 568
Kenya TysonAssociate Dean, Academic Programs and Student Services 973-353-2521 Send an email CLJ 578
Lisa StachniewiczAssociate Dean, Finance & Administration 973-353-3307 Send an email CLJ, 564
Dennis NgBusiness Manager 973-353-2502 Send an email CLJ 568
Phyllis SchultzeLibrary Information Specialist, The Don M. Gottfredson Library of Criminal Justice 973-353-3118 Send an email CLJ 351
Lori Scott-PickensDirector of Community Outreach 973-353-3403 Send an email CLJ 579B
LaWanda ThomasAssistant Dean, Academic and Student Services 973-353-1300 Send an email CLJ 578B