Saint Joseph's University

Master’s in Criminal Justice Faculty Bios

Saint Joseph’s University faculty members are chosen not just for their expertise and professional experience but for their ability to connect with and inspire students. The faculty of the Criminal Justice program is as passionate about preparing the people who will be the future of the industry as they are about their chosen field.

Sabrina DeTurk, Ph.D.

Dr. Sabrina DeTurk is currently Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises at Zayed University in Dubai.  Dr. DeTurk’s research interests center on art as a form...

Read More

Maria Kefalas, Ph.D.

Professor Kefalas is the author of numerous books and articles on youth, working-class communities, single and teen moms, working-class America and crime and communities. Her work has...

Read More

Christopher E. Kelly, PhD

Christopher Kelly is an internationally recognized scholar on interrogation and investigative interviewing methods. His research has been funded by the High-Value Detainee Interrogation...

Read More

Rachel Johnson, MSCJ, MSHE

Higher education professional with 10+ years of experience dedicated to working with and teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in the Criminal Justice and Career Managament...

Read More

Paul Andrews

Paul joined the University’s faculty as an Adjunct Professor/Instructor in January 2000. He developed the intelligence and analysis concentration for the Graduate Criminal Justice Program...

Read More

Mary-Ellen Walter, LLM

Mary-Ellen Walter has been a prosecutor since 1993. Throughout her career, she has prosecuted almost every type of crime from shoplifting all the way to capital murder. She has been cross-...

Read More

Chunyre Kim, Ph.D.

Chunrye Kim earned her Ph.D. at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Graduate Center, CUNY. Her primary research interests are victimology, domestic violence, and crime against vulnerable...

Read More

Olivia MacKenzie

Olivia MacKenzie has been instructing in the Graduate Criminal Justice program at Saint Joseph's University since 2010. Olivia earned both her Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from SJU....

Read More

Sylvia M. DeSantis, MA


Program Director

Sylvia M DeSantis is the Director of the Graduate Criminal Justice Programs with research interests that span the Humanities, popular culture, and e-learning. As an early adopter in...

Read More

For more information about the MS in Criminal Justice program, call us today at (866) 758-7670 or request more information below.

You may also be interested in

Learn More About

MS in Criminal Justice Career

learn more
Learn More About

MS in Criminal Justice Curriculum

learn more
Career Spotlight: F B I Profiler
Featured Article

Career Spotlight: FBI Profiler

view

Request More Information

To learn more about an online program at Saint Joseph’s University, complete this information request form and a Program Manager will contact you to answer your questions.

I authorize Saint Joseph's University to contact me via text or short message service (SMS) at the phone number provided. Message & data rates may apply.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.