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Justice Studies: Faculty

Our faculty is composed of highly qualified and dedicated full-time professors with terminal degrees in their fields and real-world professional experience, as well as outstanding part-time instructors. Click on each of their profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards, and contact information.


Program Chair

  • Photo of Dr. Emily M. Sweitzer

    Dr. Emily M. Sweitzer

    Professor

    Dr. Sweitzer is a nationally certified school psychologist and is certified as a K-12 principal in More

Faculty

  • Photo of Dr. Aref M. Al-Khattar

    Dr. Aref M. Al-Khattar

    Professor

    Dr. Aref M. Al-Khattar  a professor of criminology and criminal justice at California More

  • Photo of Dr. John R. Cencich

    Dr. John R. Cencich

    Professor and Director of the Pennsylvania Institute of Criminological and Forensic Sciences

    Senior professor of criminal justice Dr. John Cencich is a legal scientist and career More

  • John DiSalle

    Instructor

    John DiSalle is a judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pa., a position he was More

  • Photo of Dr. Raymond J. Hsieh

    Dr. Raymond J. Hsieh

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Hsieh earned his Ph.D. in Informatics (Information Communication Technology) from SUNY-Buffalo More

  • Photo of Dr. Michael Hummel

    Dr. Michael Hummel

    Professor of Leadership and Security Studies, DIrector of Leadership Studies and the Serene Leadership Institute

    Professor of Leadership and Security Studies, Department of Justice, Law & Society, Director More

  • Photo of Dr. Cassandra L. Kuba

    Dr. Cassandra L. Kuba

    Assistant Professor and Chief Forensic Anthropologist

    Dr. Cassandra Kuba is a biological anthropologist, specializing in forensic anthropology  More

  • Photo of Dr. Elizabeth A. Larsen

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Larsen

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Larsen has brought the Cal U sociology program in line with the Commission on Applied More

  • Photo of Dr. Marta S. McClintock-Comeaux

    Dr. Marta S. McClintock-Comeaux

    Assistant Professor and Director of the Office of Women's Studies

    Dr. McClintock-Comeaux began her tenure at Cal U in fall 2007. Under her leadership, the More

  • Richard Mullen

    Instructor

    In addition to being an instructor at Cal. U, Richard Mullen is also an adjunct professor at Point More

  • Photo of Dr. John P. Nass Jr.

    Dr. John P. Nass Jr.

    Professor

    Dr. Nass has been at Cal U for 20 years. His major focus is eastern North American More

  • Kenneth Noble

    Instructor

    Kenneth Noble served honorably in the United States Marine Corps for 21 years as a Military More

  • Patrick Picciarelli

    Adjunct faculty

    Patrick Picciarelli is the author of Jimmy the Wags: Street Stories of a Private Eye, published by More

  • Jon Ridge

    Adjunct faculty

    Jon Ridge is the assistant chief probation and parole officer for Washington County, Pa. He was More

  • Julie Warnick

    Assistant Professor

    Professor Warnick's prior practictioner experience includes a variety of legal positions with a More

  • Jay Weller

    Instructor

    Jay Weller is a magisterial district judge in Washington County, Pa., and has served in that More

  • Christopher Wydra

    Instructor

    Christopher Wydra is a recently retired police officer/detective with 20 years of professional More

  • Joseph Zupancic

    Instructor

    Joseph Zupancic is currently a deputy district attorney in Washington County, Pa. A practicing More