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Criminal Justice Faculty and Staff

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Mr. Tim Wilson, Department ChairTimothy Wilson photo

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Education, University of Arkansas, Higher Education (ABD)
Masters of Science (M.S.), University of Central Missouri, Criminal Justice

Teaching Responsibilities: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation
Research Interests: Campus shootings, Crime scene photography
Advising Areas: Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice

Office: Justice Center 126   
Phone: 417-625-9858
E-mail: wilson-t@mssu.edu 

Mr. Chad Adams, M.S.Chad Adams

Instructor

Master's (M.S.), Pittsburg State University, Human Resource Development

Teaching Responsibilities: Criminal Justice
Research Interests: None
Advising Areas: None

Office: Justice Center 103  
Phone: 417-625-9680 
E-mail: adams-c@mssu.edu 

 

Mr. Matt Cowdin, Director of LE Academy Matt Cowdin

Law Enforcement Academy Director

Master's (M.S.), Southeast Missouri State University, Criminal Justice     Bachelor's (B.S.), Missouri Southern State University, Criminal Justice Admin.

Teaching Responsibilities: Law Enforcement Academy, Criminal Justice
Research Interests: None
Advising Areas: None

Office: Justice Center 107  
Phone: 417-625-9519 
E-mail: cowdin-m@mssu.edu

 

Dr. Mikh Gunderman, Ph.D.Mikh Gunderman photo

Assistant Professor

Doctorate (Ph.D.), University of Missouri-St.Louis, Criminology & Criminal Justice
Master's (M.S.), Appalachian State University, Criminology & Criminal Justice
Bachelor's (B.S.), Appalachian State University, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Teaching Responsibilities:  Criminology and Criminal Justice; Graduate Studies
Research Interests:  Restorative Justice; Qualitative Research Methods; Diversity; Theory
Advising Areas:  Criminal Justice; Graduate Studies

Office: Justice Center, 105; Webster 227   
Phone: 417-625-9810
E-mail:  gunderman-m@mssu.edu


Dr. Michael Hulderman, Ed.D.Dr. Michael Hulderman

Associate Professor

Docatorate (Ed.D.), Oklahoma State University, Occupational and Adult Ed.
Specialist (Ed.S.), Pittsburg State University, Community College and Higher Ed.
Master's (M.S.); Northeastern State University, Criminal Justice

Teaching Responsibilities: Criminal Justice System, Policing, Ethics
Research Interests: Criminal Education, Police Decision Making
Advising Areas: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement

Office: Justice Center 148   
Phone: 417-625-9684 
E-mail: hulderman-m@mssu.edu 

Dr. Trina J. Scott, J.D.Trina Scott

Professor

Law Degree (Justice Doctorate), University of Missouri-Columbia

Teaching Responsibilities: Criminal Justice
Research Interests: None
Advising Areas: None

Office: Justice Center 104  
Phone: 417-625-3143 
E-mail: scott-t@mssu.edu 

Richard Spencer, M.S.Richard Spencer

Associate Professor

Master's (M.S.), Central Missouri State University, Criminal Justice

Teaching Responsibilities: International Justice and Terrorism, Crime Analysis
Research Interests: None
Advising Areas: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Juvenile Justice

Office: Justice Center, 113  
Phone: 417-625-3171
E-mail: spencer-r@mssu.edu

J.J. Spurlin, Jr.J.J. Spurlin

Associate Professor

Specialist (Ed.S.), Pittsburg State University
Master's (M.S.), Pittsburg State University
Bachelor's (B.S.), Missouri Southern State University

Office: Justice Center, 101  
Phone: 417-625-9738
E-mail:  spurlin-jj@mssu.edu


Angela BennettAngela Bennett

Administrative Assistant

Bachelor in Business Admin. (B.S.), Missouri Southern State University, Management                   Associate's (A.A.), Crowder College, Business Administration

Office: Justice Center, 126   
Phone: 417-625-9302
E-mail:  bennett-a@mssu.edu

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