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Department of Criminal Justice

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

Dr. Gene Bonham, Jr.



Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University
M.A. in Administration of Justice, Wichita State University
B.A. in Psychology, Washburn University

Classes Regularly Taught

CJ 1000 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 3006 - Corrections
CJ 5000 - The Criminal Justice System
CJ 5600 - Individual Research
CJ 5625 - Crime Analysis
CJ 6600 - Thesis

Research Interests

Community & restorative justice
Program evaluation
Civil liability in corrections
Special needs populations in corrections

Selected Publications

Reddington, F. and Bonham, G. (2011). Flawed criminal justice policies: At the intersection of the media, public fear, and legislative response. Carolina Academic Press: Durham, NC.

Katz, J., & Bonham, G. (Fall 2011). Stakeholder attitudes about restorative justice: Using research to plan advocacy in the adult system. The International Journal of Conflict & Reconciliation, 1(1), 1–30.

Contact Information

Office: Humphreys Building, Room 301C-5
Phone: 660-543-8836