The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies welcomes two new lecturers this Fall 2020 semester.
Dr. Chris Hansen received his Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University and his B.A. and M.A. from the University of South Florida. He currently serves as the Chief Probation Officer of Solano County. Prior to joining Solano County in 2012, he spent 23 years working for the Federal Probation System, the last eight as the Chief Probation Officer for the District of Nevada. He also worked for the State of Florida as a probation officer and a police officer.
Dr. Gary Maynard graduated from Bowling Green State University, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Stony Brook University. He has three master's degree (political science, theater arts, and sociology) and a Ph.D. in sociology. His teaching and research focus on the following topics: sociology of technology/social media, social psychology, sociology of health, deviance and crime, sociology of the mass media, youth and adolescence, global sociology, environmental sociology, the sociology of sports, the sociology of drug abuse and alcoholism and quantitative research methods.
Dr. Hansen is teaching CCJS 497 (Juvenile Justice) and Dr. Maynard is teaching CCJS 370 (Seminar in Research Methods) and CCJS 420 (Seminar in Criminology) this semester.