Criminal Justice Faculty & Staff

A highly respected and socially diverse Criminal Justice faculty with terminal degrees in their field of expertise and substantial professional experience (honed on the front lines of the street, courtrooms, and prisons) combine theory and practice in the classroom to foster students' growth and challenge them to achieve academic excellence.  The superior preparation the Criminal Justice Faculty provides insures that its graduates will continue to be in great demand in the work force and also prepares them to continue their education in graduate school.

Dr. Burris-Kitchen

Dr. Deborah Burris-Kitchen
(Ph.D., Western Michigan University)
Department Chair and Professor
305 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-7648
dburriskitchen@tnstate.edu

 

 

 

Dr. Montgomery

Dr. Michael Montgomery
(Ph.D., Tennessee State University)
Associate Professor
309 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5588
mmontgomery@tnstate.edu
smith  Mr. Robert Smith, J.D.
(J.D., Howard University School of Law)
Assistant Professor
313 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5032
rsmith@tnstate.edu
woods  Mr. Larry Woods, J.D.
(J.D., Northwestern University School of Law)
Professor
311 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5592
lwoods@tnstate.edu 
Officer Jackson Officer Richard Jackson
(ABD Waldon University)
Full Time Temp
316 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
rjacks12@tnstate.edu
walker  Mrs. Carolyn Walker
Administrative Assistant
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
cwalker@tnstate.edu 

Adjunct Faculty

 
wells  Harold Wells, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
harold.wells@nashville.gov
Ecraig  Mr. Edward Craig, J.D., LL.M.
Motlow State Community College
Adjunct Instructor
lucy Lucy Craig, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the Motlow 2+2 Program
(931) 393-1567
l craig@mscc.edu 

thompson

Mr. Carey Thompson, J.D.
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
Courtney Ms. Courtney Teasley, J.D.
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
lolita Ms. Lolita Johnson, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
Shirley Marks Ms. Shirley Marks, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
   
carmen

Ms. Carmen Turks, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571

Connie Lewis Ms. Connie Lewis, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
terry lewis Mr. Terry Lewis, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571
angie smith

Ms. Angela Smith, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571

 

 

James Abbot

Mr. James Abbott, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571