Department of Criminal Justice Studies

Faculty and Staff

Full-time faculty

Dr. Dick Andzenge

Dr. Dick Andzenge

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
  • Specialties: Criminology, medical sociology, political sociology, victimology, justice administration

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Coming soon.

John D. Baker, J.D.

John D. Baker, J.D.

  • PPOE Coordinator
  • Pre-law Advisor
  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Specialties: Criminal procedure and criminal law

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (virtual)
    Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Wednesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (virtual)
    Thursday 10:30 a.m. to non
    Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (virtual)

Dr. Mary Clifford

Dr. Mary Clifford

  • Ph.D. in Justice Studies, Arizona State University
  • Specialties: Environmental crime, security, crime theory, sex crimes, sexual deviance, spiritual “laws” and human “laws,” justice as an ideal

    On re-assignment with the Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative (C.A.R.E.).

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Tuesday 8-9:30 a.m. 
    Thursday 8-9:30 a.m. 
    And by appointment. 

 Dr. Lee Gilbertson

Dr. Lee Gilbertson

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Western Michigan University
  • Specialties: Forensic victimology, gangs and extremist groups, crime analysis and mapping

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Monday 10:30-11:30 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. and 2:15-3:15 p.m. 
    Tuesday 11:30-3:30 p.m. (virtual via appointment)
    Wednesday 10:30-11:30 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. and 2:15-3:15 p.m. 

Dr. Mario L. Hesse

Dr. Mario L. Hesse

  • Criminal Justice Graduate Program Director
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, South Dakota State University
  • Specialties: Research statistics, corrections, juvenile delinquency/juvenile justice, crime and the media and gangs

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Monday 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Wednesday 8 a.m. to noon (virtual)
    Friday 8-11 a.m.
    Schedule an appointment with Calendly

Dr. Lindsey Vigesaa

Dr. Lindsey Vigesaa

  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, North Dakota State University
  • Specialties: Program evaluation, data analysis, and corrections and reentry. 

    Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Monday 8 a.m. to noon (virtual)
    Tuesday 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    Thursday 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Dr. Jason Lindsey

  • Department Chair

Adjunct Faculty

Tom Eibes

Tom Eibes

  • M.S. St. Cloud State University '96
  • Specialty: Corrections
Lt. Lori Ellering

Lt. Lori Ellering

  • M.S. Criminal Justice Studies '06
  • Specialties: Community policing, women in criminal justice, police ethics
Jennifer Lampert

Jennifer Lampert

  • M.S. Criminal Justice Studies '06
  • Specialty: Juvenile corrections and justice

Student Services

School of Public Affairs Student Success Center
329 Stewart Hall
(320) 308-4790
sopa@stcloudstate.edu

Kristy Modrow

Kristy Modrow

  • Student Relations and Experiential Learning Director
  • Internships, career development, graduate school, study abroad

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

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Brittney Hoff

Brittney Hoff

  • Success Advisor (0-59 credits)
Lisha Chaudhary

Lisha Chaudhary

  • CJS Undergraduate Academic Advisor (90+ credits)
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours
    Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Staff

Vacant

  • Office manager
Danae Swanson

Danae Swanson

  • CJS Advising Staff Coordinator
  • Notary Public, State of Minnesota

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