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Leadership & Administration

The Administrative Staff of the School of Criminal Justice play a key role in supporting the core missions of the School of Criminal Justice as it relates to teaching, research and service. Click here for contact information.

Leadership

Name/TitlePhoneOffice LocationEmailSpecialization
Photo of Dr. Rod K. Brunson
Dr. Rod K. Brunson

Dean and Professor

973-353-3292

CLJ, 566

Police-Community Relations
Concentrated Neighborhood Disadvantage
Youth Violence
Qualitative Research Methods

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Dr. Robert Apel

Professor

973-353-5216

CLJ, 579 H

Labor Market
Life Course
Criminal Behavior
Criminal Justice Policy
Applied Econometrics

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Dr. Joel Caplan

Associate Professor and M.A. Program Director

973-353-1304

CLJ, 548

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Risk Assessment
Crime Prevention
Policing
Police-Community Relations

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Dr. Jody Miller

Distinguished Professor and Faculty Chair

973-353-1303

CLJ 555

Feminist/Gender Theory
Gender, Crime and Victimization
Qualitative Research Methods
Race, Neighborhoods and Inequality

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Dr. Michael Ostermann

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Chair

973-353-5758

CLJ, 579 F

Evidence-Based Crime Policy
Prisoner Reentry
Parole
Recidivism
Corrections
Program Evaluation
Translational Criminology

Administration

Name/TitlePhoneOffice LocationEmailSpecialization
Photo of Jimmy Camacho
Jimmy Camacho

Manager, Graduate Programs and Graduate Enrollment Services

973-353-3448

CLJ, 572

Transfer Services, Student Support Services, Academic Advisement & Enrollment.

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Alexandra Charles

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

973-353-3029

CLJ, 572

Student Support Services, Transfer Students and Academic Advisement

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Brynissa Francis

Administrative Assistant

973-353-3312

CLJ, 568

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Karina Gradaille

Administrative Coordinator, Grants Management

973-353-5831

CLJ, 568 B

Grants Management

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Dennis Ng

Business Manager

973-353-2502

565

Finance & Human Resources

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Phyllis Schultze

Criminal Justice Librarian, The Don M. Gottfredson Library of Criminal Justice

973-353-3118

CLJ Library, 3rd Floor, Room 351

Criminal Justice Librarian

Photo of Lori Scott-Pickens
Lori Scott-Pickens

Director of Community Outreach

973-353-3403

579B

Community Outreach and Public Relations

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Lisa Stachniewicz

Associate Dean of Finance & Administration

973-353-3307

CLJ, 564

Budget development and financial management; Human resources and staff development and training; Facilities, equipment and space management; Grants management

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LaWanda Thomas

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs

973-353-1300

CLJ, 572

Academic Advisement, Academic Probation & Dismissals, Commencement Coordinator, Degree Certifications, Enrollment Management: School-to-School and ReEnrollment

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Kenya Tyson

Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Student Services

973-353-2521

CLJ, 572

Day-to-day operations of the Office of Academic Programs and Student Services; academic program management, including accreditation, assessment, and curricular development and planning; academic schedule planning; part-time faculty hiring; School-wide enrollment management

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John Vega

Business Assistant

973-353-3315

CLJ, 578

Finance