Criminal Justice and Sociology Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Michael Barrett

114 , Claremont Building
Michael Barrett was a police officer with the Cleveland Police Department for 20 years. He is currently a field agent, an academy commander and trainer and part of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. He has been a professor at Ashland University's department of criminal justice and sociology for 16 years.

Dr. Russell Craig

103, Claremont Building
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

Dr. Jeffrey Spelman

111, Claremont Building
Dr. Jeffrey Spelman, associate professor, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1999. He received his Ph.D. at the Union Institute & University, his M.S. in corrections at Xavier University and his B.S. in criminal justice at Kent State University. Dr. Spelman is a member in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (NIJ) Consulting Database and enjoys conducting and presenting research on... Read More