Staff

Director

Professor, Coordinator, Crime Analysis B.A. Program

Contact: gbichler@csusb.edu

Dr. Bichler works with criminal justice agencies and city governments to evaluate programs designed to resolve a variety...

Assistant Director
Associate Professor

Contact: nmarte@csusb.edu

Dr. Marteache’s holds an M.A. in Law from the University ESADE-Ramon Llull (Barcelona, Spain), her scholarship involves two complementary...

Technology Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Dr. Fujita received his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State University, M.A. in Criminal Justice from California State University San Bernardino, and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He is primarily interested in the spatiotemporal analysis of crime and data visualization, with a specific focus...

Senior Research Staff

Professor and Chair of the Criminal Justice Department

Contact: lgaines@csusb.edu

Dr. Gaines is a professor and chair of the Criminal Justice Department. He joined the department in 1998. He has extensive experience with the Kentucky State Police and the Lexington Police Department. While at Eastern Kentucky University,...

Senior Research Staff

Professor, Coordinator for PDC, Criminal Justice B.A. Program

Prior to arriving at CSUSB, Dr. Famega worked for the Narcotics and the Investigations Divisions...

Senior Research Staff

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice

Contact: ANorris@csusb.edu

Dr. Norris studies drug-related issues, domestic violence, and the effectiveness of gang intervention programs....

Senior Research Staff

Professor

Contact: aschoepf@csusb.edu

Dr. Schoepfer's research concerns the study of white-collar crime, corporate offending and victimization and the application of criminological theories to crime and deviance. Dr. Schoepfer’s research appears in many journals, including Deviant Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Crime and Public Policy, Crime and Delinquency,...

Senior Research Staff

Professor, Department of Criminal Justice

Contact: stibbett@csusb.edu

Dr. Tibbetts aims to discover the extent to which individuals’ inherent dispositions and attitudinal traits...

Research Associate

Instructor, Department of Criminal Justice

Christie-Merrall's Curriculum Vitae

Contact: JMerrall@csusb.edu

Ms. Christie-Merrall has an extensive history working with the Center for Criminal Justice Research. Selected projects include a National Institute of Justice funded grant evaluating the effectiveness of Broken Windows Policing, assessing the impact of city performance...

Research Associate

Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice

Contact: JReitzel@csusb.edu

Dr. Reitzel’s research concerns the intersection of race/ethnicity and crime, perceptions of policing, and more recently, on the design and implementation of “Evidence Based Policing” to assess the effects of directed police patrols on micro-area crime rates. Dr. Reitzel regularly...

Research Associate

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice

Contact: gpetrossian@jjay.cuny.edu

Gohar Petrossian is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at CUNY -...

Research Associate

Wildlife Crime Researcher

Contact: jsviollaz@gmail.com

Julie Viollaz is a wildlife crime researcher based at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center. She received her B.A. in Biology from Mount Holyoke College and her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the CUNY Graduate Center. Her research...

Research Associate

Contact: jared.dmello@gmail.com

Jared R. Dmello is a criminal justice and security studies researcher based at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, in the School of...

Research Consultants

  • Stacy Bush, M.A.
  • Janine Kremling, Ph.D.
  • Brian Levin, J.D.
  • Matt Logan, Ph.D.
  • Aili Malm, Ph.D.
  • Zachary Powell, Ph.D.
  • Douglas Weiss, Ph.D.

Research Assistants

  • Torey Arlotti, B.A. Crime Analysis
  • Britney Boyd, M.A. Candidate   
  • Andrew Cervantez, M.A. Candidate
  • Nicholas Chavez, M.A.
  • Citlalik Ibarra, M.A. Candidate
  • Ivette Jimenez, M.A. Candidate
  • Adriana Leyva, B.A. Crime Analysis       


 

  • Silvia Lozano, B.A., CJUS
  • Yessica Medrano, B.A. in progress
  • Monze Ortiz, B.A., CJUS
  • Jennifer Perretti, M.A. Candidate
  • Cheyenne Rogers, B.A. Crime Analysis
  • Tristan Quiambao, B.A. Crime Analysis
  • Ashley Valiente, B.A. Crime Analysis in progress