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Criminology Faculty Directory/Office Hours

Criminology Department Advising

The Department of Criminology consists of 17 full-time faculty members whose expertise includes numerous specialties in the criminal justice system, including corrections, counseling, victimology, juvenile delinquency, theory, legal studies, supervision and management, and criminal justice administration.

Only full-time faculty serve as advisors to students. Please contact them directly to set up an appointment during their office hours for major advising.

Please note: It is a requirement of the Department of Criminology that students complete Criminology Online Student Advising before meeting with an advisor. You can find Criminology Student Advising on Canvas. please contact the Department of Criminology if you do not see it on your Canvas.


College of Social Sciences Advising Center

Students have the option to visit the College of Social Sciences Advising Center to meet with an advisor. The COSS Advising Center is located in McKee Fisk 207.
Visit the College of Social Sciences Advising Center website to see the services they provide and contact information. 


Criminology Full-Time Faculty Office Hours

Please contact the Department of Criminology for questions regarding office hours at or 559.278.2305.

Click on each professor's name to read their biography, learn more about their areas of teaching, and research expertise.


Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Spring 2024 Office Hours

Azizian, Allen, Ph.D. 

Contact directly 

Clement, Keith, Ph.D.

Monday: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM

Wednesday:  9:30 AM- 10:30 AM  

Ditchfield, Ryan, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM (by appointment)

English, Peter, Ph.D. (Department Chair)

Contact directly 

Hughes, Emma, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 12:30 PM- 2:20 PM

James, Chadley, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Online by appointment only)

Thursday: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Online by appointment only)

Kieckhaefer, Jenna, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM or by appointment

Thursday: 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM or by appointment

Kissner, Jason, Ph.D., J.D.

Tuesday: 9:30 AM-10:45 AM (zoom appointment preferred)

Thursday: 9:00 AM-10:45 AM (zoom appointment preferred)

Marshall, Hollianne, Ph.D.

Contact directly 

Pickering, Jordan, Ph.D.

Thursday: 12:30 PM- 2:30 PM, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM ; by appointment

Pitts, James, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 11:00 AM - Noon, or by appointment via Zoom

Thursday: 11:00 AM - Noon, or by appointment via Zoom

Ryan, Kenneth, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Thursday: 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM 

Schweizer, Otto, Ph.D.

Tuesday: 4:00 PM - 5:55 PM 

Shaw, Marcus, Ph.D.

Wednesday: 11:00 AM -3:00 PM 

Summers, Monica, Ph.D.

Monday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Van Camp, Tinneke, Ph.D.

Wednesday: 3:00 PM -6:00 PM (but earlier on Wednesday when there are department meetings)

FERP and Emeritus Professors

Skrapec, Candice, Ph.D.
Dr. Skrapec is only available Fall semesters only


Adjunct Faculty/Lecturers

Please note: Lecturers and Adjunct faculty DO NOT have their own office or webpage. Contact them directly for an appointment



Acosta-Mabrey, Rosalinda

Berube, Bethany

Crow, Jason

Doucette (Salveson), Amber

Elliott, Michael

Farias, Roxanne

Farmer, Patrick

Frausto Morales, Delia

Hickman, Katherine

Hushaw, Ryan

Irwin, Christopher

Kams, Timothy

Kikuchi, George

Leahy, Jennifer

LiCalsi, Ernest

Little, Cassandra

Morgan, Jessica

Morse, Jon

Owen, John

Parker, Lissa

Patton, Steve

Prichard, Michael

Sauby, Shane

Snell, Douglas

Snell, Jennifer

Taylor, Gary

Winn, Jessica

Yonker, Michael