Jerry Joplin

Departments and Positions:
Justice & Policy Studies, Professor of Justice & Policy Studies
School Extension 316.2416
Central Washington University, BA, '73
Southern Illinois University, MS, '76
Southern Illinois University, PHD, '86

Research Interests

  • Legal theory relating to law enforcement
  • Legal theory and criminal justice education

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Justice Theory
  • Philosophy of Law Enforcement
  • Research Methods
  • Criminology
  • Restorative Justice
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Punishment and Corrections
  • Forgiveness and Counseling

Notable Works

  • Foundations of Criminal Justice Owens, Fradella, Burke, Joplin, Oxford
  • University Press, November 2011.
  • Multiple presentations at national conferences

Campus and Community Involvement

  • Faculty Affairs Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Judicial Board
  • Assessment Committee