Ph.D. Criminal Justice, 1998, Sam Houston State University
J.D., 1988, School of Law, North Carolina Central University
B.A. American History with emphasis in Political Science/Administration of Justice, 1985, University of North Carolina
Craig Hemmens is Chair and Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. He holds a J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. He previously served as Department Head and Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Missouri State University, and as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, Academic Director of the Paralegal Studies Program, and Director of the Honors College at Boise State University. Professor Hemmens has published more than 20 books and 200 articles and other writings on a variety of criminal justice-related topics. He currently serves as Editor of the Criminal Law Bulletin and previously served as the founding editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice and Law and editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. He is a past-President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Criminal Courts in America, Criminal Justice Process and Institutions, and Professional Development.
Criminal Procedure; Courts; Corrections