Directory

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Department Chair

Paul Knepper, Ph.D.

Paul Knepper, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Professor

Office: MH 524A

Phone: 408-924-1350

Faculty

 

Roni Abusaad, Ph.D.

Roni Abusaad, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Phone: 408-924-5337

 Ericka Adams, Ph.D.

Ericka Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Adams will not be advising for Spring 2023. Criminology Graduate students see Dr. Jodie Warren. Justice Studies Graduate students see Dr. Alessandro De Giorgi.

Office: MH 527

Phone: 408-476-7626

Tom Arnold, Ph.D.

Tom Arnold, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Yoko Baba, Ph.D.

Yoko Baba, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Thursdays 3:00-4:00. See course syllabus for details.

Office: MH 528

Phone: 408-924-5334

Mark Barash, Ph.D.

Mark Barash, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Thursdays 3:00-6:00 via Zoom.

Office: HB 216

Phone: 408-924-5513

Natalie Birthelmer, M.A.

Natalie Birthelmer, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-2753

Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 via Zoom. Wednesdays/Thursdays 2:30-4:30 via Zoom and in person, room HB210A.

Office: HB 210A

Phone: 408-924-8974

Sarah Caligiuri, M.J.I.L.

Sarah Caligiuri, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Fridays 10:00-11:00 via Zoom.

Gema Cardona, Ph.D.

Gema Cardona, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Alessandro De Giorgi, Ph.D.

Alessandro De Giorgi, Ph.D.

Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator, Justice Studies Graduate Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 9:00-11:00 via Zoom. Fridays by appointment only.

Office: MH 508B

Phone: 408-924-2967

Joseph Di Salvo, M.A.

Joseph Di Salvo, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays before or after class or by appointment.

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-2745

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Dennis Estrada, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

 Jeremiah Garrido, B.S.

Jeremiah Garrido, B.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: HB 207

Phone: 408-924-7285

Sambuddha Ghatak, Ph.D.

Sambuddha Ghatak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-1:00 via Zoom or by appointment.

Office: MH 525B

Phone: 408-924-1836

John Halushka, Ph.D.

John Halushka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Internship Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Monday/Wednesdays 10:30-12:30 in person room MH511. Tuesdays 10:30-12:30 via Zoom.

Office: MH 511

Phone: 408-924-1311

Grace Howard, Ph.D.

Grace Howard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Human Rights Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 9:15-10:15 via Zoom.

Office: MH 513

Phone: 408-924-6820

Samuel Hwang, J.D.

Samuel Hwang, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Spartan Spirit

Aubria Jefferson, M.A.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Mary Juno, M.S.

Mary Juno, M.S.

Senior Lecturer, Forensic Studies Minor Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:00-12:00 via Zoom.

Office: HB 127

Phone: 408-924-2956

Dina Kameda, M.S., M.A.

Dina Kameda, M.S., M.A.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 in person room MH508. Thursdays 11:00-12:00 via Zoom. Zoom appointments are available by request if students can not attend regularly scheduled office hours.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2750

Sang Kil, Ph.D.

Sang Kil, Ph.D.

Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours: https://www.sjsu.edu/people/sang.kil/

Office: MH 512

Phone: 408-924-2943

Edith Kinney, J.D., Ph.D.

Edith Kinney, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Legal Studies Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 via Zoom.

Office: MH 525A

Phone: 408-924-946

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Eric Kwong, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Phone: 408-924-2947

Kevin Lynch, M.A.

Kevin Lynch, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-5:30 in person, Room MH508

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-3268

Allison Martin, Ph.D.

Allison Martin, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Sheree Martinek, M.S., M.P.A.

Sheree Martinek, M.S., M.P.A.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: HB 123

Phone: 408-924-8976

Andrea Martinez, Ph.D.

Andrea Martinez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays 10:30-12:30 via Zoom.

Office: HB 211

Phone: 408-924-7045

Brandon Miller, M.S.

Brandon Miller, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

 Virginia Montelongo, M.S.

Virginia Montelongo, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2194

Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D.

Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: DMH 237A

Phone: 408-924-5365

Spartan Spirit

Laurence Pedroni, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

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Samantha Peek, M.B.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Andrew Perera, M.J.I.L.

Andrew Perera, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Harold Peterson, J.D.

Harold Peterson, J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:30-11:45 in person room MH508 or online by appointment.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2754

Susie Rivera, M.S., J.D.

Susie Rivera, M.S., J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2755

 Jackson Sargent, M.P.A.

Jackson Sargent, M.P.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Megan Schlegel, Ph.D.

Megan Schlegel, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Spartan Spirit

Megan Siaosi, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

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Carlos Singh, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Heather (Hyunjung) So, M.A.

Heather (Hyunjung) So, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

 Peggy Stevenson, J.D.

Peggy Stevenson, J.D.

Lecturer, Record Clearance Project Director

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: Student Services Center Building

Phone: 408-924-2758

Justin Strong, Ph.D.

Justin Strong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Thursdays 1:00-3:00 via Zoom.

Office: MH 528

Phone: 408-924-2948

 Elizabeth Tejada, J.D.

Elizabeth Tejada, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-5409

Spartan Spirit

Janella Tolbert, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Phone: 408-924-2328

 Michael Vallerga, M.A.

Michael Vallerga, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00

Office: MH 528

Claudio Vera Sanchez, Ph.D.

Claudio Vera Sanchez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Programs Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays 9:30-11:30 in person room MH509. Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 via Zoom. Fridays 1:00-3:00 by appointment.

Office: MH 509

Phone: 408-924-1350

Jodie Warren, Ph.D.

Jodie Warren, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Justice Studies-Criminology Concentration Graduate Coordinator

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm, Thursdays 1:00-2:00 and 5:00-600. All advising via Zoom.

Office: HB 214

Phone: 408-924-8451

Bryce Westlake, Ph.D.

Bryce Westlake, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: HB 210B

Phone: 408-924-2743

Greg Woods, J.D.

Greg Woods, J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Wednesday 12:00-1:30 via Zoom. Thursday in person by appointment only. Invitations/Zoom links available through Canvas Announcements and by request.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-1840

Yue "Wilson" Yuan, Ph.D.

Yue "Wilson" Yuan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Dr. Yuan will not be advising for Spring 2023.

Office: MH 529

Phone: 408-924-2968

Gil Zamora, M.A.

Gil Zamora, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2023 Office Hours (TBA)

Office: MH 508

Staff

Carol Santos

Carol Santos

Department Coordinator

Please contact via email

Office: MH 524

Phone: 408-924-2180

Riya Jacob

Riya Jacob

Resource Analyst

Office: MH 524B

Phone: 408-924-2951

Wing Wan

Wing Wan

Forensic Science Laboratory Technician

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Charisse Armstrong

Office Assistant

Office: MH 524

Phone: 408-924-2931