Undergraduate Advising

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice provides advising for undergraduate students who are looking for information on courses to take, progress towards graduation, internship opportunities, and other department-related matters. Students may sign up for an advising appointment via Campus to meet with the advisors in-person, or be advised via email. Walk-ins may be taken, contingent on advisor availability.

Meet the Advisors

Mrs. Laurel O'Neil is an instructor/coordinator with the Department. She received her M.A. in Criminal Justice and B.A. in Psychology from the University of Memphis. She is a former employee of the United States Probation Office in the Western District of Tennessee, where she worked in the Post-Conviction/Supervision Unit. She may be reached at lmmiles@memphis.edu and can be scheduled to meet by appointment via Campus for students with last names A-L.

Mr. Andrew Senter is an instructor/coordinator with the Department. He received his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Memphis, holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law. He currently teaches Introduction to Courts with the University of Memphis, and previously taught International Law and International Relations with the University of Memphis as well as American Government and Criminal Justice classes at Arkansas State University-Midsouth. Prior to teaching, Andrew worked as a legal analyst in wills and trusts, estates, and conflicts of law at Senter and Senter Attorneys in Humboldt, Tennessee. He may be reached at jasenter@memphis.edu and can be scheduled to meet by appointment via Campus for students with last names M-Z.

Mr. George Megelsh is a Senior Lecturer with the Department at the Lambuth Campus. He received his Masters degree from Rider University and is a former law enforcement officer. He may be reached at gmmgelsh@memphis.edu and advises Lambuth students with last names A-L.

Dr. Sheri Jenkins Keenan is the Coordinator for The Center for Community Criminology and Research (CCCR) and a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department on the Lambuth Campus. She may be reached at Sheri.Jenkins.Keenan@memphis.edu and advises Lambuth students with last names M-Z.

Undergraduate Coordinator
Dr. Amanda Johnson
Phone: (901) 678-5733
Email: djhnsn42@memphis.edu 


Graduate Advising

Graduate Advising Coordinator
Dr. Shelley Keith
Phone: 901.678.3398
E-mail: srkeith@memphis.edu