Directory

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Department Chair

Paul Knepper, Ph.D.

Paul Knepper, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Professor

Office Hours by appointment only, please email Dr. Knepper directly.

Office: MH 524A

Phone: 408-924-1350

Faculty

 

Roni Abusaad, Ph.D.

Roni Abusaad, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 PM via Zoom.

Phone: 408-924-5337

 Ericka Adams, Ph.D.

Ericka Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Justice Studies Graduate Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays 2:30- 3:30 PM in person,
Wednesdays 12:30-3:30 PM via Zoom by appointment.

Office: MH 527

Phone: 408-476-7626

Tom Arnold, Ph.D.

Tom Arnold, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays 11:15-11:45 AM in person by appointment.

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Dallas Augustine, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesday 9:00-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Office: HB123

Phone: 408-924-1162

Yoko Baba, Ph.D.

Yoko Baba, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Dr. Yoko Baba will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Phone: 408-924-5334

Mark Barash, Ph.D.

Mark Barash, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Forensic Science Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Monday 3:00-5:00 via Zoom.

Office: HB 216

Phone: 408-924-5513

Natalie Birthelmer, M.A.

Natalie Birthelmer, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 12:00-1:15 PM, Zoom link by request.

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-2753

Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Office: HB 210A

Phone: 408-924-8974

Sarah Caligiuri, M.J.I.L.

Sarah Caligiuri, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Gema Cardona, Ph.D.

Gema Cardona, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Dr. Gemma Cardona will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Alessandro De Giorgi, Ph.D.

Alessandro De Giorgi, Ph.D.

Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00-4:00 in person. Thursday 2:00-4:00 via Zoom.

Office: MH 508B

Phone: 408-924-2967

Joseph Di Salvo, M.A.

Joseph Di Salvo, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays before/after class or by appointment

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-2745

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Dennis Estrada, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours-TBA

 Jeremiah Garrido, B.S.

Jeremiah Garrido, B.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours-TBA

Office: HB 207

Phone: 408-924-7285

Gabriela Gonzelez

Gabriela Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays 3:00-5:00 PM in person by appointment. 

Office: MH525B

Phone: 408-924-1739

John Halushka, Ph.D.

John Halushka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-10:30 AM in person and via Zoom, Wednesday 9:30-10:30 AM via Zoom.

Office: MH 511

Phone: 408-924-1311

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Michael Hoosier, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: TBA

Grace Howard, Ph.D.

Grace Howard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human Rights Minor Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 PM via Zoom.

Office: MH 513

Phone: 408-924-6820

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Aubria Jefferson, M.A.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Aubria Jefferson will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Mary Juno, MSc.

Mary Juno, MSc.

Senior Lecturer, Forensic Studies Minor Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Monday/Friday 10:30-11:30 AM Zoom Drop in (No appointment needed)

Office: HB 127

Phone: 408-924-2956

Dina Kameda, M.S., M.A.

Dina Kameda, M.S., M.A.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays (in-person) 11:00–12:00 and Thursdays 1:00-2:00 via Zoom.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2750

Sang Kil, Ph.D.

Sang Kil, Ph.D.

Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: For Dr. Kil's office hours, please click on Dr. Kil's name.

Office: MH 512

Phone: 408-924-2943

Edith Kinney, J.D., Ph.D.

Edith Kinney, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Legal Studies Minor Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:15-11:15 via Zoom.

Office: MH 525A

Phone: 408-924-946

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Eric Kwong, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: After Class or By Appointment

Phone: 408-924-2947

Kevin Lynch, M.A.

Kevin Lynch, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:00-1:00 PM in person.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-3268

Allison Martin, Ph.D.

Allison Martin, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:00-10:00 AM via Zoom.

Sheree Martinek, M.S., M.P.A.

Sheree Martinek, M.S., M.P.A.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours-TBA

Office: HB 123

Phone: 408-924-8976

Andrea Martinez, Ph.D.

Andrea Martinez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Martinez will not be teaching or advising for the Spring 2024 semester.

Office: HB 211

Phone: 408-924-7045

Brandon Miller, M.S.

Brandon Miller, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Brandon Miller will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

 Virginia Montelongo, M.S.

Virginia Montelongo, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays 8:00-9:00 AM via Zoom.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2194

Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D.

Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Dr. Stephen Morewitz will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Office: DMH 237A

Phone: 408-924-5365

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Laurence Pedroni, M.S.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Laurence Pedroni will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

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Samantha Peek, M.B.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00-12:00 PM via Zoom.

Andrew Perera, M.J.I.L.

Andrew Perera, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Harold Peterson, J.D.

Harold Peterson, J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:30-11:45 AM in person.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2754

Susie Rivera, M.S., J.D.

Susie Rivera, M.S., J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesday 4:30-6:00 PM in person.

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-2755

 Jackson Sargent, M.P.A.

Jackson Sargent, M.P.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Jackson Sargent will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Megan Schlegel, Ph.D.

Megan Schlegel, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Friday 12-2pm or by appointment; Office hours will be conducted via Google hangouts using your SJSU email address.

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Megan Siaosi, M.J.I.L.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Megan Siaosi will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

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Carlos Singh, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Wednesdays 4:00-4:30 PM and by appointment, in person and via Zoom.

Heather (Hyunjung) So, M.A.

Heather (Hyunjung) So, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Fridays 1:00-2:00 PM via Zoom.

 Peggy Stevenson, J.D.

Peggy Stevenson, J.D.

Lecturer, Record Clearance Project Director

Spring 2024 Office Hours: JS 140: Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:45 Boccardo Business Center 201
JS 141/142: Tu/Thu 10:30-11:30 AM & by arrangement

Office: Student Services Center Building

Phone: 408-924-2758

Justin Strong, Ph.D.

Justin Strong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-1:00 PM via Zoom.

Office: MH 528

Phone: 408-924-2948

 Elizabeth Tejada, J.D.

Elizabeth Tejada, J.D.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours-TBA

Office: HB 125

Phone: 408-924-5409

 Michael Vallerga, M.A.

Michael Vallerga, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursdays, 10:15-11:15 AM via Zoom.

Office: MH 528

Rosa Vega

Rosa Vega

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Rosa Vega will not be teaching for the Spring 2024 semester.

Claudio Vera Sanchez, Ph.D.

Claudio Vera Sanchez, Ph.D.

Professor, Programs Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:00-11:00 AM (In-Person) AND 1:30-2:30 PM (In-Person or Zoom), Fridays 1:00-3:00 PM (by appointment only).

Office: MH 509

Phone: 408-924-2950

Jodie Warren, Ph.D.

Jodie Warren, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Justice Studies Criminology Graduate Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays 3:00-4:00 PM in person,
Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 PM on Spartan Connect,
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 PM via Zoom.

Office: HB 214

Phone: 408-924-8451

Bryce Westlake, Ph.D.

Bryce Westlake, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 PM in person by appointment.

Office: HB 210B

Phone: 408-924-2743

Greg Woods, J.D.

Greg Woods, J.D.

Senior Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM via Zoom, and Thursdays 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in person on campus by email appointment

Office: MH 508

Phone: 408-924-1840

Yue "Wilson" Yuan, Ph.D.

Yue "Wilson" Yuan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Internship Coordinator

Spring 2024 Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 10:15-11:15 AM in person.

Tuesday 9:00-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Office: MH 529

Phone: 408-924-2968

Gil Zamora, M.A.

Gil Zamora, M.A.

Lecturer

Spring 2024 Office Hours: 9:00-10:30 AM by appointment only.

Office: MH 508

Staff

Carol Santos

Carol Santos

Department Coordinator

Please contact via email

Office: MH 524

Phone: 408-924-2180

Riya Jacob

Riya Jacob

Resource Analyst

Office: MH 524B

Phone: 408-924-2951

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Jenin Kiswani, M.S.

Administrative Support Coordinator

Office: MH 524

Phone: 408-924-2952

Wing Wan

Wing Wan

Forensic Science Laboratory Technician