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Criminal Justice Degree Programs


Stephen Gibbons, PhD
Professor & Department Head (Criminal Justice)
Office: Maaske 205


BA Idaho State University: Sociology
MA Washington State University: Sociology
PhD Washington State University: Sociology










Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

10 AM - Noon,
1 PM - 3 PM

2PM - 3PM






Dr. Gibbons was an assistant professor of sociology at James Madison University from 1980-86, and is currently head of the Department of Criminal Justice and a full professor at Western Oregon University, where he has taught since 1986.  Dr. Gibbons has published in the areas of juvenile alcohol and drug use, correctional institutions, prisoner rehabilitation, and community corrections.  His teaching interests include community corrections, criminology, juvenile delinquency, drug and alcohol use, theories of crime and delinquency, comparative criminal justice systems, and the US criminal justice system.



Division of Extended Programs (DEP) 503-838-8483 | or e-mail:

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