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
Department Chair and Professor
(Ph.D., Western Michigan University)
305 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-7648


Dr. Montgomery

Dr. Michael Montgomery
(Ph.D., Tennessee State University)
Associate Professor
309 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5588
smith  Mr. Robert Smith, J.D.
(J.D., Howard University School of Law)
Assistant Professor
316 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5032
woods  Mr. Larry Woods, J.D.
(J.D., Northwestern University School of Law)
311 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5592 
walker  Mrs. Carolyn Walker
Administrative Assistant
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571 

Adjunct Faculty

wells  Dr. Harold Wells
Adjunct Professor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571


Mr. Kyle Evans, MCJ
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571

Ecraig  Mr. Edward Craig, J.D., LL.M.
Motlow State Community College
Adjunct Instructor


Mr. Carey Thompson, J.D.
Adjunct Instructor
308 Crouch Hall
(615) 963-5571

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