Kimberly Bender, Ph.D.
Courses: Introduction to Criminal Justice; Corrections; Critical Issues in Probation and Parole; Processing Offenders; Social Inequality and Crime
I received my Ph.D. in criminal justice from Michigan State University. My primary research focuses on treatment and programming for marginalized populations under correctional supervision. However, my research interests include women in prison, prisoner reentry, and the intersection of race, class and gender. Some of my most recent work can be found in Journal of Crime and Justice and International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Kenneth Litwin, Ph.D.
Associate Chair of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice
Honors Program Advisor for Criminal Justice
Courses: Sociology of Deviance; Senior Seminar in CRJ; Policing Contemporary Society; Punishment and Social Control
Joan Mars, Ph.D.
Courses: Criminology, Special Topics: CRJ Internship, Law and Society, Criminal Law
Joan Mars' teaching and research interests include immigration and the protection of human rights, global criminology, crime and justice in the Caribbean, and the sociology of law.
Courses: Gender; Crime & Justice; Juvenile Law and Justice