Current Teaching

2006 ~  present—Professor of Forensic Studies - Alliant International University (Doctoral  Program in Forensic Psychology), Fresno, CA.      
2011  ~ present—(Adjunct) Professor Emeritus of Criminology, California State University, Fresno, CA, Department of Criminology

Courses Taught

Criminal Psychology

Sex Crimes & Paraphilia

Serial & Mass Murder

Patterns in Homicide

Criminological Theory


Criminal Personalities

Institutional Corrections

Profiling Sexual Predators

Juvenile Delinquency

Research Methods



Previous Teaching Experience

1990 ~ 2011 - Professor of Criminology, California State University,  Fresno, CA, Department of Criminology.

2006 ~ Instructor, Special Topics in Criminology Online Program, Department of Criminal  Justice Programs, University of Florida.   

1994  ~ 2006 - Adjunct Professor - Fresno City College, Fresno, CA.

1996  ~ 2006 - Instructor- Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, Jail Division.

2005 ~  2006 - Visiting Professor - Alliant International University (Doctoral   Program in Forensic Psychology), Fresno, CA.      

2006 ~  Adjunct Professor – University of Florida, Department of Criminology, Law and Society  Online Certificate Program.

2005 ~ Instructor - Institut Privé d’Analyse Criminelle et Comportementale (IPACC),  (Private Institute for Criminal and Behavioral Analysis), Paris, France.

1996 ~ 2005 - Adjunct Professor - Alliant International University (California School of Professional Psychology--Doctoral Program in Forensic Psychology), Fresno, CA.

1999 ~ 2001 - Adjunct Instructor, American Prosecutors Research Institute & the National District Attorneys Association, National Advocacy Center, Columbia,South Carolina.

1987 ~ 1990 - Full time faculty, Ball State University, Department of Criminology
and Criminal Justice, Muncie, Indiana. 

1981 ~ 1987 - Full time faculty, State University of West Georgia, Department   of Sociology, Carrollton, Georgia. 

1978 ~ 1981 - Teaching Assistant and Instructor, Brigham Young University, Department of Sociology, Provo, Utah.

Teaching Honors

  • Nominated for the Teacher of the Year award, California State University, Fresno, 1995.
  • Selected as the recipient of the School of Social Sciences Annual     Excellence in Teaching Award at California State University, Fresno,
  • Selected as one of the top ten teachers of the year by Ball State University and finalist for The Outstanding Teaching Professorship Award: 1989, 1990.
  • Most Preferred Faculty, Omicron Kappa Delta, 1984-5 - West Georgia College.
  • Outstanding Faculty, Kappa Delta Sorority, 1983 - West Georgia College.