Monday: 8:30a - 10:00a
CJ 406/606 Crime and Delinquency
CJ 407/607 Deviant Behavior
CJ 408/608 Criminology
CJ 721 Individual Theories of Crime
CJ 752 Criminogenic Commodities
Dr. Kevin Thompson is Professor of Criminal Justice. He commenced his position at NDSU in 1989. Dr. Thompson’s research focuses mainly on adolescent behavior disturbances. He also has a focus on high risk college drinking. Some of his current research projects include: 1) the impact of detention on juvenile recidivism; 2) the impact of drug courts on recidivism rates; and 3) the effect of risky drinking on college student populations. He has published numerous journal articles which have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Social Problems, Deviant Behavior, Criminal Justice & Behavior, Child Abuse & Neglect, The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Thompson has served on numerous boards and task forces addressing issues related to at-risk youth. Dr. Thompson also serves as the Criminal Justice Club Advisor.
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1986
M.S., University of North Dakota, 1982
B.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1978
Tuesday: 02:00p - 03:00p or by appointment
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 210 Introduction to Policing
CJ 460/660 Criminalization
CJ 461/661 Corrections
Dr. Thomas D. McDonald has been a member of the North Dakota State University faculty since 1971. His primary teaching responsibilities are introductory criminal justice, criminalization, and corrections. Dr. McDonald's research interests include deviance, criminal justice, evaluation research and regional studies.
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1972
M.A., University of Maine, 1967
A.B., Suffolk University, 1965
CJ 210 Intro to Policing
CJ/POLS 325 Applied Research Methods
CJ 465 Women & Minorities in Criminal Justice
CJ 755 Administrative Policing
CJ 757 Community Policing
Carol A. Archbold is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Criminal Justice and Political Science at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. She has been at NDSU since 2005. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses focused on policing, gender and race issues in the criminal justice system, and research methods. Her research interests include women in policing, police liability and accountability, and race and gender in the criminal justice system.
Dr. Archbold was awarded the 2013 Chamber of Commerce NDSU Distinguished Faculty Service Award and the 2011 Outstanding Research/Creative Activity Award for the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. She was also appointed to the Editorial Boards for the journal, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education in 2011.
Dr. Archbold has published her research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including: Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Journal of Criminal Justice and the Journal of Crime and Justice. She conducted the first study on the use of risk management by police agencies in the United States. This study is featured in her book Police Accountability, Risk Management and Legal Advising (LFB Scholarly Publishing, New York, NY, 2004). In 2011, Dr. Archbold co-authored the book Women and Policing in America: Classic and Contemporary Readings with Dr. Dorothy Schulz and Dr. Kimberly Hassell (Aspen Publishing). in 2012, Dr. Archbold authored the text Policing: A Text/Reader (Sage Publications). The second edition of the book, The New World of Police Accountability (with Samuel Walker) will be in print in the Fall 2013. This book is published by Sage Publications.
Her current research projects include an examination of the impact of the oil boom and the police in western North Dakota, as well as a national study of police misconduct.
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Omaha, 2002
M.A., University of North Dakota, 1997
B.A., University of North Dakota, 1995
Tuesday: 02:00p - 03:30p
Thursday: 02:00p - 03:30p
Ultimate Penalties in the Criminal Justice System
Methods of Criminological Research
Introduction to Criminology Corrections: Prisons, Probation, and Parole
The Politics of Criminal Justice
- Corrections, Institutional Life, Inmate & Correctional Officer Attitude, Treatment Program Evaluation
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2003
M.S., University of Cincinnati, 1993
B.C.J, New Mexico Sate University, 1991
Dr. Steven Briggs
Office: CJPP 108
Monday and Wednesday: 9:30a - 10:30a
Introduction to Policing
Women and Minorities in the Criminal Justice System
Dr. Briggs joined the faculty of NDSU in 2013. His research interests center on the social ecology of crime, police discretion, and police effectiveness. He has published articles in the American Journal of Criminal Justice, Police Practice & Research: An International Journal, Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law, and Society, and the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice.
Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007
M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2003
B.A., University of North Dakota, 2001