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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.

Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.


MEMBERS

BERT BURRASTON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2003), University of Oregon [2018]

RANDOLPH T. DUPONT, Professor, PhD (1981), The University of Texas at Austin [2016]

K. B. TURNER, Associate Professor, PhD (1996), University of Nebraska-Lincoln [2017]

MARGARET VANDIVER, Professor, PhD (1989), Florida State University [2018]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

AMANDA D. JOHNSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2010) Sam Houston State University [2019]

JAMES C. MCCUTCHEON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2013) University of Central Florida [2019]

LENARD WELLS, Instructor, PhD (2008), Cardinal Stritch University [2019]

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ADJUNCT MEMBERS

CLIFFORD T. FREEMAN, MA (1997), The University of Memphis [2014]

ROBERT KELSEY, PhD (1988), State University of New York at Buffalo [2013]

ISAAC T. VAN PATTEN, PhD (1983), Virginia Polytechnic Institute [2016]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

SAM COCHRAN, MS (1974), University of Southern Mississippi [2014]

MICHAEL HOFFMAN, JD (1978), Southern Methodist University [2016]

JOSE F. LEON, JD (2002), Universidad Catolica Andres Bello [2016]

ROBERT D. NATIONS, BS, East Texas Baptist University [2014]

WAYNE J. PITTS, Professor, PhD (2003), University of New Mexico [2016]

WILLIAM E. POWELL, MPA (1986), University of Memphis [2013]

ANDY WILSON, MS (2003), Utica College of Syracuse University [2016]

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AFFILIATE MEMBERS
ANGELA WEST CREWS, Visiting Associate Professor, PhD (1996), Indiana University of Pennsylvania [2016]
 
MARY HONORE TUCKER, Visiting Assistant Professor, JD (2004), Louisiana State University [2016]
 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.

Graduate School
Administration Bldg. 215
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-2531
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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