Criminal Justice

Academic Department

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Jeffery Walker, Department Chairperson

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    Kathryn Morgan, Administrator

  • Faculty Position

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    Brandon Blankenship, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Elizabeth Gardner, Associate Professor (P)

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    Hyeyoung Lim, Associate Professor (P)

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    Jason Linville, Associate Professor (P)

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    Jeffery Walker, Professor (P)

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    John Copes, Professor (P)

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    John Sloan III, Professor - Emeritus (P)

    John J. Sloan III is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Criminal Justice where he served as director of two graduate programs (Criminal Justice; Computer Forensics and Security Management which he co-founded) and as Interim Chair (2003-2004) and Chair (2004-2016). He also co-founded (2010-2011) served as Associate Director (2011-2013) and Director (2014-2016) of the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research.

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    Kathryn Morgan, Professor (P)

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    Lindsay Leban, Assistant Professor (P)

    Dr. Leban joined the UAB faculty in 2018. Her research investigates drug/substance use, victimization, and deviant outcomes, with a particular focus on gender and criminological theory. She uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to address these issues.

    Dr. Leban is currently working on several projects related to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and victimization, which assess how early experiences of adversity and trauma are related to deviant and negative life outco...

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    Martha Earwood, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Natalie Todak, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Odis Griffin III, Associate Professor (P)

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    Shelly McGrath, Associate Professor (P)

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    Tara Warner, Associate Professor (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Carolyn Pickering, Associate Professor (S)

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    John Dantzler, Associate Professor (S)

    John Dantzler is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Vice Chair of Substance Abuse Programs, and the Executive Director of the Beacon Recovery and Community Justice programs. Beacon Recovery is UAB's substance use treatment program dedicated to serving uninsured and under insured individuals in an outpatient setting. The UAB Community Justice programs (AKA TASC) serve the Jefferson County Courts as the administrator of specialty courts (Drug Court, Mental Health Court, ...

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    Stacy Moak, Professor (S)

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Charissa Henrich, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Curt Harper, Credentialed Course Instructor 2012 -

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    James Sparks, Credentialed Course Instructor 2010 -

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    Laura McLester, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Marcus Thompson, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Mario Matteo, Credentialed Course Instructor 2007 -

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    Mitchell Rector, Credentialed Course Instructor 2006 -

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    Ryan Schwoebel, Credentialed Course Instructor 2013 -

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    William Lindsey, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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