College of Arts and Sciences


  • Collins to Join Criminal Justice Faculty

    January 5, 2011

    Peter Collins joins the Seattle University Criminal Justice Department as an Assistant Professor in September.  Currently a doctoral candidate at Washington State University, he will teach statistics, criminal law, and criminal justice organizations at the undergraduate level and law and social control at the graduate level.

    Collins received a National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship for his dissertation research involving cost-benefit analysis of substance abuse treatment programs offered through the Idaho Office of Drug Policy. His research interests include substance abuse treatment evaluation, legal process policies, and management and organizational dynamics in criminal justice agencies.  He has authored or coauthored numerous articles, book chapters, and technical reports, and his work has been published in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Police Quarterly, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, and Criminal Justice Studies.  

    The Criminal Justice Department, College of Arts and Sciences, offers a Master’s degree and undergraduate majors and minors in criminology, forensic psychology, administration of justice, and forensic science and a certificate in crime analysis.  


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