Faculty

Chau-Pu Chiang, Ph.D.
Program Director, Internship coordinator, Stockton coordinator
At Stanislaus State since Fall 1994 
Areas of research: Comparative Studies, Program Evaluation, Correction (probation).

Huan Gao Ph.D.
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2007
Areas of research: Women and heroin use in China, Gender and crime, Alcohol and crime, Situational crime prevention.

Phyllis Gerstenfeld, Ph.D., JD
Department chair
At Stanislaus State since Fall 1993
Areas of research: Hate Crimes, Juvenile Justice, Psychology and Law.

Timothy J. Helfer, JD
At Stanislaus State since 1999
Areas of Research: 
Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law.

Abu Karimu Mboka, Ph.D.
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2008
Areas of research: Violent conflicts and terrorism, juvenile delinquency, and international criminal justice.

Greg Morris, Ph.D.
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2005
Areas of research: Environmental (nature not spatial) crime.

Pete Nelligan, Ph.D.
Graduate Director
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2001
Areas of research: Cities in California that contract with county sheriffs for law enforcement.

Robert Werling, Ph.D.
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2005
Areas of research: Police management, allocation of resources (patrol, special units, community efforts, administration, etc.), terrorism—its effect on law enforcement and corrections.

Steven Wood, Ph.D.
At Stanislaus State since Fall 2011