Dr. Russell Craig

Dr. Russell Craig

Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice
Dwight Schar College of Education
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Dr. Russell Craig, professor emeritus 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 justice and an Ed. D. in educational and counseling psychology from the University of South Dakota. His area of expertise is corrections, correctional counseling and criminology. He serves as a consultant for various regional criminal justice agencies and is co-editor of the Journal of Correctional Education.


Ed. D., University of South Dakota
M.A. in Sociology, University of South Dakota

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As a criminal justice major at Ashland University you will not only explore a fascinating curriculum that is highly relevant today, but you will take part in field experiences that give you in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system, investigation methods, the courts... Read More