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

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 2-5:30 p.m.

John D. Baker, J.D.

John D. Baker, J.D.

Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota

320-308-2158 | SH 240

Specialties: Criminal procedure and criminal law

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Monday 10-11 a.m.
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Friday 10-11 a.m. 

Dr. Mary Clifford

Dr. Mary Clifford

Ph.D. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University

Specialties: Environmental crime, security, crime theory, sex crimes, sexual deviance, spiritual “laws” and human “laws,” justice as an ideal

Fall 2017 Office Hours: 
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m..

 Dr. Lee Gilbertson

Dr. Lee Gilbertson

Ph.D. in Sociology from Western Michigan University

Specialties: Forensic victimology, gangs and extremist groups, crime analysis and mapping

Fall 2017 Office Hours: 
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Monday-Friday 4-5 p.m. (online only)

Dr. Mario L. Hesse, Chair

Dr. Mario L. Hesse, Chair

Criminal Justice Graduate Program Director
Ph.D. in Sociology from South Dakota State University

Specialties: Research statistics, corrections, juvenile delinquency/juvenile justice, crime and the media and gangs

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Monday 7-11 a.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m.-1 p.m. 
Wednesday 7-9:30 a.m.
Friday 7-11 a.m.

Dr. Barry Schreiber

Dr. Barry Schreiber

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from University of Colorado, Boulder

Specialties: ATM crime and security, crime and justice in America and graduate research methods

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Friday by Appointment 

Dr. Lindsey Vigesaa

Dr. Lindsey Vigesaa

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, North Dakota State University

Specialties: Criminology, institutional and community corrections, female offenders and prisoner reentry.

Fall 2017 Office Hours: 
Monday/Tuesday 6-10 p.m. 

Emeriti Faculty and Staff

Richard Lawrence

Robert Prout

Fall 2017 Adjunct faculty

Dave Bentrud

M.S., St. Cloud State University

Specialties: M.P.O.S.T

Tom Eibes

M.S., St. Cloud State University

(320) 240-7068
Specialities: Corrections

Lori Ellering

M.S., St. Cloud State University

Specialties: Women in criminal justice

Roger Klaphake

J.D., University of Minnesota Law School

320-308-4168 | SH 246
Specialties: P.O.S.T., Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

James Robbins

J.D., University of St. Thomas Law School

(651) 808-0335
Specialities: Criminal Law

Michael Trerotola

J.D., Nova Southeastern University

Specialties: Criminal Law

Shawn Williams

M.S., St. Cloud State University

Specialties: Policing today's society


Danae Swanson

Office manager

(320) 308-4101 | SH-257

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

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Emily Mitchell

Academic Advisor/CJS 111 Advisor

(320) 308-3016 | SH-222

Kellen Olson

Academic Advisor/LE Skills Advisor

(320) 308-3016 | SH-222

Janaka Rajapakshe

Academic Advisor/Computer Project Specialist

(320) 308-3016 | SH-222

Tingting Huo

CJS Graduate Research Asst./CJS Undergraduate Academic Advisor

(320) 308-3016 | SH-222