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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Criminal Justice

Hayward Hills Campus MapThe department office is located on the 4th Floor, in the Student and Faculty Services (SF) building, Room 402.
The department is open during regular business hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3590



Silvina Ituarte (Chair), Ph.D. Rutgers University

Dawna Komorosky, Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Associate Professor

Keith Inman, M.Crim. University of California, Berkeley

Michelle Rippy, Ed.D. University of Southern California


Assistant Professors

Summer Jackson, Ph.D. University of Oklahoma

Cory Lepage, Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

Seung Yeon Paek, Ph.D. Michigan State University

Christopher Palmore, Ph. D. Pennsylvania State University




Department Statement

The Department of Criminal Justice offers an undergraduate degree designed for the development of knowledge and understanding of practices, criminological theory, and concepts of the criminal justice system. Through the examination of crime prevention, forensic science and investigation, corrections and community-based programs, equity and diversity, and impact of victimization students will be provided with a general understanding of the issues facing the criminal and juvenile justice systems. This major will prepare students to be leaders for positive change in the community along with careers in law enforcement, corrections, victim advocacy, law, and community-based programs.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Criminal Justice Department has to offer.

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    Bachelor of Science



      Criminal Justice