Student and Alumni Organizations

Doctoral Program Alumni

Making Lasting Connections

In the 20 years since its inception in 1997, our doctoral alums have joined university faculties, government agencies, and private organizations. We are proud of the work they are doing to advance the field of criminology and criminal justice.

We know the importance of having the right network of colleagues, mentors, and friends. For our former students you can connect with our Doctoral Program Alumni.


Dustin Richardson, Police Executive Research Forum 

Natasha Baloch, Advent Health

Norair Khachatryan, The College of New Jersey 


Leonard Genco, University of Tampa

Junghuan Bae, Institute of Law and Policy, Jeju National University 

Christian Jordan Howell, University of South Florida

Cassandra Dodge, Georgia Southern University - Armstrong Campus


Averi Fegadel, Arkansas State University - Jonesboro

Christopher Marier, Appalachian State University

Rachel Severson, University of Tampa


Jennifer Leili, Rhodes College

Caitlyn Muniz, University of Texas, El Paso

Alex Toth, Seminole State College of Florida


Rhissa Briones Robinson, University of South Florida

Julie Krupa, Michigan State University

Carl Root, Eastern Kentucky University


Michelle Jeanis, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Hyojong Song, Korea University

Elisa Toman-Brown, Sam Houston State University


Wyatt Brown, Sam Houston State University

Erin Cotrone, Private Practice

Jason Dobrow, Academy at the Lakes

Amy Eggers, St. Petersburg College

Laura Gulledge, University of Southern Mississippi

Nicholas Perez, California State University, Long Beach

Amanda Sharp Parker, Campbell University


Raleigh Blasdell, Southeast Missouri State University

Brandy Henderson, Tennessee Wesleyan College

Jessica Mitchell, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Erin Mulligan, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Carol Trent, University of Pittsburgh

Stephan Van Geem, Utah State University

Douglas Wholl, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation


Autumn Frei, Pinellas County Schools

Eugena Givens, Central Connecticut State University

Jonathan Maskaly, University of Texas at Dallas

Jennifer Peck, University of Central Florida


Kimberly Barrett, Eastern Michigan University

Christopher Donner, Loyola University Chicago

Lane Kirkland, Boise State University

Brian Sellers, Eastern Michigan University


Oliver Chan, Criminology at City U of Hong Kong

Shelly Wagers, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg


Michael Caudy, University of Central Florida

Wen-Hsu Lin, Institute of Sociology, Taipei, Taiwan

James Ray, University of Central Florida

Tara Richards, University of Nebraska - Omaha

Ruth Zschoche, Washington State University


Melissa Harrison, Trial Consultant, Trial Exhibits

Janine Kremling, California State University (San Bernadino)

Joan Reid, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg


Melissa Fenwick, Western Connecticut State University (deceased)

José Ordóñez, University of Los Andes (Venezuela)


Kristina Childs, University of Central Florida


Danielle McGurrin, Portland State University


Denise Boots, The University of Texas at Dallas

Timothy Hart, University of Tampa

Cecile Van De Voorde, CEO Mantra


Kathryn Branch, University of Tampa

Kelly Browning, Director, Carl Sagan Academy

Melissa Jarrell, Texas A&M University

Evaristus Obinyan, Fort Valley State University

Stephen Verrill, Capella University

Jennifer Wareham, Wayne State University


Thomas Bazley, University of Massachusetts Amherst