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Juaneka Smith, Ph.D.

Juaneka Smith, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Criminology

  • B.S. Criminal Justice, Albany State University
  • M.S. Administration of Justice and Security, University of Phoenix
  • Ph.D. in Public Safety, Specialization in Criminal Justice, Capella University

Areas of Expertise

17 years of professional experience in law enforcement on the local, county, and state level with over eight years of experience training, teaching, and mentoring new peace officers.

Academic areas of interest include: constitutional and criminal law, juvenile justice, mentally ill inmates, crisis intervention training, and leadership in policing.

Professional Memberships

National Alliance on Mental Illness
American Society of Criminology

Publications, Awards & Honors

  • Advanced Law Enforcement Certification
  • Law Enforcement Instructor Certification
  • Certificates in Legal Investigation & Victim Advocacy