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Criminology Department Advising

The Department of Criminology consists of 18 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.
Click here to 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.

Spring 2024

Full-time Faculty List
Full-time Faculty Office hours
Dr. Allen Azizian Contact directly 
Dr. Keith Clement
Corrections Coordinator
Contact directly 
Dr. Ryan Ditchfield  Contact directly 
Dr. Peter English
Department Chair

Contact directly 

Dr. Chadley James Contact directly 
Dr. Jenna Kieckhaefer
Honors Coordinator
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Dr. Jason Kissner
Law Enforcement Coordinator
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Dr. Hollianne Marshall  Contact directly 
Dr. Jordan Pickering
Graduate Coordinator
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Dr. James Pitts Contact directly 
Dr. Kenneth Ryan Contact directly 
Dr. Otto Schweizer
Internship Coordinator
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Dr. Marcus Shaw Contact directly 
Dr. Monica Summers Contact directly 
Dr. Tinneke Van Camp
Victimology Coordinator
Contact directly