Full-Time Faculty

Reem Abu-Lughod
Reem Abu-Lughod
Associate Professor
Phone (661) 654-6792
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail rabu_lughod@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C123

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Education:
Ph.D, Urban and Public Administration (emphasis in Criminology and Criminal Justice), The University of Texas at Arlington.
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Dr. Reem A. Abu-Lughod is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB). A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington (M.A. 2001; Criminology and Criminal Justice and Ph.D. in Urban Policy and Public Administration-emphasis in Criminology and Criminal Justice), Dr. Abu-Lughod joined the CSUB Criminal Justice Faculty in Fall 2006.  Since then, Dr. Abu-Lughod has taught a myriad of classes, including: Terrorism, Criminal Justice Policymaking, Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice, and Theoretical Criminology. Over her academic career, Dr. Abu-Lughod was actively involved with the State Department in conducting cultural and religious sensitivity training for troops that were being deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and the Palestinian/Israeli territories. She is also a certified instructor in teaching Arabic as a foreign language. Dr. Abu-Lughod is very passionate about teaching and always makes certain that her students graduate with a well-rounded education. In her service to the University and the community, Dr. Abu-Lughod serves on various committees, including the Kegley Institute of Ethics, the Kern Threat Working Group, and the Intelligence Committee at CSUB. In her research experience, Dr. Abu-Lughod has published on issues involving the War in Iraq, Hezbollah and Lebanese politics, the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict, Arab-Americans in the U.S., crime and the media, domestic violence among the Palestinian Refugee women population and crime in U.S. cities. Her most recent works focus on gun violence and terrorism, the role of Arab women in the global arena, and suicide terrorism. Away from her teaching and research, Dr. Abu-Lughod enjoys playing with her two little daughters, Ghazal and Rama; exploring new learning activities and helping them discover their inner interests and hobbies. 


Steve Ellwanger
Steve Ellwanger
Associate Professor and Chair
Phone (661) 654-6791
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail sellwanger@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C113
Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday 10:00am-11:00am or by appointment

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Education:
PhD, Criminal Justice, Washington State University
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Dr. Steven J. Ellwanger received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice in 1993 and Master of Public Administration and Policy in 1999 from the University of Nevada, Reno.  In 2005, he earned his Doctorate in Criminal Justice from Washington State University.  His dissertation involved the development and validation of a social-psychological scale allowing for an extension and simultaneous test of General Strain and Self-Control in the context of traffic delinquency.

Dr. Ellwanger has a variety of teaching and research interests including Quantitative Methodology (Psychometric Theory, Structural Equation Modeling, and Meta-Analysis), Criminology, Justice Administration, and Policing.  He has most recently published in the areas of constitutional protections against ‘cruel and unusual’ punishment, ethics in policing, the role of strain and self-control in young driver accidents and driving delinquency, and domestic violence.


Anthony Flores
Anthony Flores
Lecturer
Phone (661) 654-6794
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail aflores14@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C115
Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm, Friday 12:00pm-1:00pm

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Education:
PhD, Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
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Dr. Flores is a lecturer in Criminal Justice at the California State University, Bakersfield. He earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno, an M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati.  In 2013 he earned his Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Flores teaches undergraduate level courses in the areas of research methods and statistics, corrections processes and systems, gangs, and criminological theories.  Dr. Flores also provides technical assistance with offender risk and need assessment, case planning, and effective rehabilitative programming to both institutional and community based correctional agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. Recent publication topics include the effectiveness of intensive supervision programs, offender risk/needs assessment, and effective rehabilitative strategies for both juvenile and adult offender populations.

Robert Fong
Robert Fong
Professor
Phone (661) 654-2434
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail rfong@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C109
Office Hours Tuesday and Thursday 2:50pm-4:50pm, Wednesday 12:00pm-1:00pm

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Education:
PhD, Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University Texas
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Dr. Robert Fong earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in Texas after completing an M.P.A from the University of South Dakota. In addition to having prior experience as a correctional officer and deputy sheriff, Dr. Fong served as a special monitor, from 1984 through 1988, for the Texas Department of Corrections overseeing departmental compliance with the consent decree resulted from the historic prisoner class action suit of Ruiz v. Estelle, 679 F.2d 1115 (5th Cir. 1982). Before joining CSUB in 1991, Dr. Fong was a tenure-track faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and later East Carolina University. Since his arrival at CSUB, Dr. Fong has taught courses in Criminal Law, Courts, Corrections, Theories, Ethics, Gangs, Drugs & Crime, Research Methods, and the Senior Seminar class. He was Chair of the Criminal Justice Department from 1994 through 2009. Dr. Fong’s research interests include prison gangs, ethnic street gangs, and school violence, which have yielded numerous publications and book reviews in refereed journals. Dr. Fong has also fostered strong and on-going relationships with the local community by serving on a number of prominent law enforcement boards and as a consultant to local school districts on police-community partnership grants and after-school programs.


Doris Hall
Doris Hall
Lecturer
Phone (661) 654-3121
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail dhall@csub.edu
Website www/csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C117
Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 11:30am-12:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, Thursday 8:15am-8:45am

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Education:
PhD, Criminology, The Claremont Graduate School, Southern California
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Doris Hall, a 5th generation Californian, received her Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Criminology from The Claremont Graduate School in Southern California. Hall McPhetridge serves as a lecturer at California State University at Bakersfield in the Criminal Justice Department.

Dr. Hall McPhetridge conducted the first national study on the victims of stalking. The result of this groundbreaking victimology research has been the subject of numerous articles and has changed the way police forces deal with the crime of stalking.

Currently Dr. Hall McPhetridge is researching “Extreme Domestic Violence.” This study is to identify the lethality risk factors for persons involved in domestic violence relationships in Kern County. Hall McPhetridge will examine cases where victims have survived attempted murder from an intimate partner. Many of these victims were hospitalized with nearly moral wounds, namely gunshot and/or stab wounds or strangulation. The goal of this academic study is to identify risk factors and create a set of practical guidelines for intervention. The overall intent is to save lives.
Giving back to the community is a personal priority for Dr. Hall McPhetridge. She has been involved on campus and locally as: Lead Researcher and Member of the Kern County Domestic Violence Death Review Team; Board Member of Kern County Victim/Witness Auxiliary; CSUB Women & Gender Studies Committee; Faculty advisor to the Criminal Justice Club; and past Faculty advisor to the CSUB Women's Network.  Most recently, Dr. Hall McPhetridge was nominated as a “Real Hero of Kern County” in the educator category.


Zachary Hays
Zachary Hays
Assistant Professor
Phone (661) 654-6796
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail zhays@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C119
Office Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-10:00am

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Education:
PhD, Crime, Law, and Justice, The Pennsylvania State University
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Dr. Zachary Hays joins the Department of Criminal Justice as an Assistant Professor.  He Earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Crime, Law, & Justice from Pennsylvania State University and was previously a member of the Criminal Justice & Criminology faculty at Washington State University before joining CSUB.  His teaching and Research interests focus primarily on Policing and law enforcement, but he is also interested in research methods, statistics, criminological theory, ethics, and many other subjects.  His most recent publications have examined not only police use of excessive force, but also the role of gentrification on crime rates and the effectiveness of housing programs for recently released inmates.

Heejong Jacob Joo
Heejong Jacob Joo
Professor
Phone (661) 654-3109
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail hjoo1@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C111
Office Hours Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm, Wednesday 1:00pm-2:00pm or by appointment

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Education:
PhD, Sociology (with a specialization in Criminology), University of Texas at Austin
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Dr. Heejong Jacob Joo is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at California State University, Bakersfield. Prior to joining the faculty at CSUB in the fall of 2011, he was a professor in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University (2005-2011), the Director of the Justice Administration Program at Southwest Minnesota State University (2002-2005) and the Chair of the Department of Corrections at Kyunggi University in South Korea. (1997-2001).

His academic specialties include: Crime Rates and Trends, Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation in Criminal Justice, Institutional and Community Corrections, Comparative Criminal Justice and Statistics and Research Methods. His current research interests involve contextual analysis of crime and crime control, prediction of offender recidivism, institutional and community corrections and the analysis of hot spots with crime mapping. His research has appeared in major journals in Criminology and Criminal Justice such as Criminology, Crime and Delinquency, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, Police Quarterly, and Crime, Law and Social Change.

Dr. Joo is currently serving as the President of Korean Society of Criminology in America (KSCA). He is an active member of the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice, and International Congress on Criminology.


Staff

Jena Lords
Jena Lords
Department Coordinator
Phone (661) 654-2433
Fax (661) 654-2627
E-mail jlords@csub.edu
Website www.csub.edu/CriminalJustice
Office DDH C116
Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm

Part-Time Faculty

Charles Chung
Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court
Phone (661) 654-2433
E-mail jlords@csub.edu

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Education:
Juris Doctorate, Southwestern University School of Law

Christopher Estes
Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court
Phone (661) 654-2433
E-mail jlords@csub.edu
Office C116

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Education:
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California

Greg Williamson
Chief of Police, Bakersfield Police Department
Phone (661) 654-2433
E-mail jlords@csub.edu
Office C116

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Education:
Masters Degree, Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield

Kevin Zimmerman
Chief Deputy, Kern County Sheriff Office
Phone (661) 654-2433
E-mail jlords@csub.edu
Office C116

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Education:
Master of Professional Studies, Security and Safety Leadership (concentration in Homeland Security), The George Washington University