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Faculty and Staff

The faculty members in Radford University’s Department of Criminal Justice have established a reputation for effective teaching, productive scholarship, and service toward university and community. Learn more about the faculty by selecting a name below. An asterisk (*) indicates members of the graduate faculty.

Department Chair

Dr. Stephen Owen *
Department Chair
307 Adams, Room 3D
(540) 831-6786

Department Administrative Assistant

Lynn Arnold
Administrative Assistant
307 Adams, Room 3A
(540) 831-6148

Department Faculty

Dr. Bakhitah Abdul-Ra'uf *
Associate Professor
Study Abroad Program Faculty Director

Dr. Riane Bolin *
Assistant Professor

Dr. Tod Burke *
Forensic Studies Coordinator
Associate Dean, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Jack Call *
Internship Coordinator

Dr. Lori Elis *
Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Egan Kyle Green *
Associate Professor
Extended Campus Coordinator

Dr. Nicole Hendrix *
Associate Professor

Dr. Lucy Edwards Hochstein *

Dr. Margaret Pate *
Assistant Professor

Dr. Isaac Van Patten *

Mr. Eric Snow

Dr. Shelly Wagers *
Assistant Professor

Mr. Ben Wright


Ms. Sarah Akers

Ms. Denise Burton

Mr. Christopher Caldwell

Mr. Joe Davis

Mr. Thomas Foster

Mr. Brandon Jones

Ms. Deana Jones

Mr. Todd Jones

Mr. Randy Matney

Hon. Jacqueline Talevi

Mr. Phillip Townley

Ms. Katie Van Patten

Mr. Andy Wilburn

Ms. Ginger Williams

Ms. Alisha Wilson

Ms. Kristi Wilson

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Mary Atwell
Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice

Dr. Catherine Whittaker
Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice