Criminal Justice and Sociology Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. Russell Craig Dr. Russell Craig
Professor of Criminal Justice
224, Dwight Schar College of Education
419.289.5340
rcraig1@ashland.edu
Dr. Russell Craig, professor of criminal justice, came to Ashland University in 1985 for the purpose of creating a program and major in criminal justice and served as program director and department chair for the past 24 years. He recently left the administrative areas of the program to teach full-time and continues to supervise the department’s internships. He earned an M. A. in sociology, specializing in criminal... Read More

Marc Hedrick, Professional Instructor Marc Hedrick
Professional Instructor
157, Dwight Schar College of Education
419.289.5348
mhedric2@ashland.edu
Prof. Marc Hedrick, Professional Instructor of Criminal Justice, joined the Ashland faculty, in 2015. He has experience in the justice system, both as an attorney and as a police officer. Attorney Hedrick practiced civil and criminal law for eight years, in Mansfield, Ohio. Prior to becoming an attorney he was both a military and civilian police officer. He served as a police officer for the city of Marion, Ohio and... Read More

Dr. Mitchell Metzger, Professor, Chair Dr. Mitchell Metzger
Professor, Chair
155, Dwight Schar College of Education
419.289.5008
mmetzger@ashland.edu
Dr. Mitchell Metzger is a professor and has served as the psychology department chair since 2007. He earned a B.S. (1992) in psychology from Bowling Green State University, and a M.A. (1994) and Ph.D. (1997) in experimental psychology from Kent State University. Prior to coming to Ashland University, Dr. Metzger worked for six years as an assistant professor at Penn State, Shenango. He has earned Ashland University’... Read More

http://works.bepress.com/mitchell_metzger/
Brenda Rodeback, Administrative Assistant Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu
Mrs. Brenda Rodeback joined Ashland University as the administrative assistant to the departments of biology/toxicology/environmental science and chemistry/geology/physics in September 1999. She is currently the administrative assistant for the departments of biology/toxicology/environmental science, chemistry/geology/physics, psychology, criminal justice, sociology and social work. She has an associate’s degree in... Read More

Mark Rubin Dr. Mark Rubin



Dr. Mark Rubin is a professional instructor in criminal justice and the Director of the Online Criminal Justice program. Rubin has nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience at the state and local levels and holds a Master Peace Officer license in the state of Texas. His areas of expertise and interest are in cybercrime, human trafficking, criminal investigations, homeland security and law enforcement... Read More