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Department of Criminal Justice

Humphreys Building 300
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4950


Dr. Randa Matusiak

Dr.Randa Embry

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University

M.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology, Sam Houston State University

B.A. in Psychology, University of Texas

Classes Regularly Taught:

CJ 1000 – Introduction to Criminal Justice

CJ 2700 – Introduction to Juvenile Justice

CJ 3010 – Policing in a Democratic Society

CJ 3600 – Introduction to Criminal Justice Research and Statistics

Research Interests:

Criminological Theory

Informal Social Control

Community Policing

Selected Publications:

Embry, R., Lyons, P.M., Jr. (2012). Sex-based sentencing: Sentencing discrepancies between male and female sex offenders. Feminist Criminology, 7(2), 146 – 162.

Contact Information:

Office: Humphrey Building, Room 301A

Phone: 660-543-8859