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    Welcome to the Criminal Justice and Political Science website!

    We are housed in the Criminal Justice and Public Policy Building on the campus of North Dakota State University. Our current faculty includes five (5)criminal justice professors, four (4) political science professors, and eight (8) lecturers.  They are:

    Gary Totten - Interim Department Head

    Kevin Thompson - Professor

    Thomas McDonald - Professor

    Thomas Ambrosio - Professor

    Carol Archbold - Associate Professor

    Nicholas Bauroth - Associate Professor

    Amy Stichman - Assistant Professor of Practice

    Steven Briggs - Assistant Professor

    Vacant - Assistant Professor

    Daniel Pemstein - Assistant Professor

    Kjersten Nelson - Assistant Professor


    Peter Balega - Lecturer

    Kathleen Bergseth - Lecturer

    Jarret Brachman - Lecturer

    Mark Friese - Lecturer

    Rachel Jordan - Lecturer

    Deb Maertens - Lecturer

    Bruce Quick - Lecturer

    Ericka Wentz - Lecturer




    The Department offers the following degrees:

    BA & BS in Criminal Justice

    BA & BS in Political Science

    MS in Criminal Justice Administration

    PhD in Criminal Justice

We currently have funding for all of our eligible PhD students.
The Department also offers minors in Criminal Justice and Political Science.



If you have any questions about the department, please contact:

Dr. Gary Totten, Professor and Interim Department Head
Criminal Justice and Political Science



Letha Cattanach, Academic Assistant
Criminal Justice and Political Science



our mailing address is:

North Dakota State University
Dept. of Criminal Justice and Political Science
NDSU Dept. 2315
1616 12th Avenue North
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND  58108-6050

The Curtis Amlund Speaker Series proudly presents:


The North Dakota Man Camp Project:

Social Conditions in the Oil Patch.


If you were unable to attend, here is the direct link to the recording:



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