The Department of Criminology was established in 1972, and began offering Master's degrees in 1974. In 1998, it became the second Department in the State of Florida to offer the Ph.D. degree in Criminology.

The faculty consists of well-respected researchers who have contributed to the study of juvenile justice and delinquency, policing, substance use and abuse, macro-level models of criminal behavior, theoretical criminology, criminal ethnography, victimology, and radical criminology.


Browse the Criminology Collections:

Criminology Faculty Publications

Criminology Sarasota Manatee Campus Faculty Publications

Criminology Theses and Dissertations