Faculty & Staff

FUll-time faculty 

Patrick Ibe, Associate Professor (Chair)
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Specialties:  Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, the Court System, Corrections, Specialized Topics and Policy Analysis

George Thomas, Professor
Ph.D., University of Delaware
Research and Grant Coordinator, Program Coordinator
Specialties:  Methods, Statistics, Evaluation Research, Drugs, Alcohol, and Technology

Rani George, Ph.D., Professor
Research and Grants Coordinator
Specialties:  Statistics, Methods, Evaluation Research

Jason Armstrong, Ph.D., Program Coordinator
Ph.D. in Public Policy & Administration w/ a concentration in Criminal Justice
Specialties:  Law Enforcement Policy, Use of Force, Street Gangs, and Criminal Justice Ethics

Rodger-Claude Liwanga
SJD (Doctor of Juridical Science) in International Law
Suffolk University Law School, Boston MA
Specialties:  Law, International Law, Human Rights

James Pratt, ABD
Master's in Social Ecology
University of California, Irvine, California
Specialties:  Violence and Crime, Criminology, Methodology and Statistics

part-time faculty

Oko Elechi
Ph.D., Criminology, Simon Fraser University
Specialties:  Theoretical Criminology, Methodology and Statistics

Ifeoma Okoye
Ph.D., Criminal Justice/Administration of Justice.  Texas Southern University
Specialties:  Homeland Security, Terrorism and Counter Terrorism, Criminological Theories and Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice

Glenn Zuern
Ph.D., Criminology, University of Pennsylvania
Specialties:  Corrections, Philosophy, and International Security

Jonathan Odo
Ph.D., Criminology, Florida State University
Specialties:  Corrections, Methodology, Research Statistics

Porche Whitby, ABD
Master's Criminology, Florida State University
Specialties:  Race and Gender, Juvenile Justice, Corrections

Joyce Ann Archie
Ph.D., Public Service Leadership Capella University, concentration in Criminal Justice
Specialties:  Homeland Security, Corrections, Community Policing, and Emergency Services

Henrietta Beasley Markette
Master of Science (Corrections and Criminal Justice) Valdosta State University
Specialties:  Community Corrections, race and Gender, Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency


 Jasmine Moore (Temporary)
Hartnett Building, #113