Dr. Angela Crews
Professor, Criminal Justice




B.S. (Psychology), Tusculum College
M.A. (Criminal Justice & Criminology), East Tennessee State University
Ph.D. (Criminology) Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Crews, along with Dr. Gordon Crews, is currently authoring a book entitled “Juvenile Delinquency and Violence: Examining International Police and Societal Response.” Also, she has submitted a proposal for an additional book examining the origins, trends, and solutions in juvenile delinquency and justice. An author and co-author on numerous book chapters and encyclopedia entries, Dr. Crews has also developed an instructor’s manual concerning American justice.


Dr. Crews is currently teaching Introduction to Corrections and Applied Ethics at the undergraduate level and Criminal Justice Planning at the graduate level.  Prior to teaching at MU, Crews taught Introduction to Law Enforcement; Introduction to Corrections; Global Systems of Justice; Applied Penology; Probation, Parole & Community Corrections; Criminal Justice Research; and Graduate Statistics at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. In addition, she taught numerous courses at Roger Williams University, the University of Louisville, and Campbell University.


Prior to coming to MU in the Fall of 2008, Dr. Crews was an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, a Visiting Professor at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, where she was the Interim Director of the CU in Oklahoma City Criminal Justice Program, and an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville. Dr. Crews is currently a member of the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the Southern Criminal Justice Association, for which she serves as 2nd Vice President. She also serves as an Advisory Board member for the Excelsior College Criminal Justice Training Assessment Program, as a consultant for the National Institute of Justice, as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Criminal Justice, and as the Associate Editor of the American Journal of Criminal Justice. She currently is developing several writing projects with Dr. Gordon Crews and Stephen C. Stanko, a convicted double-murderer on South Carolina's death row.


Dr. Crews has received several awards, both service and teaching, including "Favorite Faculty Member" at the University of Louisville.


Contact Info
Telephone: (304) 696-3082
Email: crewsa@marshall.edu