Our Faculty

Dr. Cathy Cowling

Dr. Cathy Cowling

Associate Professor and Director of Criminal Justice
Office: D.Rich 211
[email protected]
Phone: 910-893-1487

Courses Taught: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration, Ethics, Introduction to Law, Criminal Law, Victimology, Courts and Procedures, Senior Seminar

Fields of Interest: Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Prisoner Re-entry


Dr. Amanda Parker

Dr. Amanda Parker

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security
Office: D.Rich 113
[email protected]
Phone: 910-893-1983

Criminal Justice Courses Taught: Correctional Philosophies, Criminal Justice Policy, Senior Seminar, Introduction to Criminology, Critical Issues: Criminal of the Bible, Critical Issues: Drugs and Crime

Homeland Security Courses Taught: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Terrorism, Interagency Operations, Cyberterrorism, Senior Seminar, Critical Issues: Forensics, Organized Crime, Critical Issues: Crime and Transition in Western Europe, Internship

Fields of Interest: Cyber threats and cyber terrorism, transnational threats and trends, emerging drug policy, research methods, application of criminological theory to terrorism trends


Criminal Justice Office

Pam Burgett

Office Administrator
Office: D.Rich 112
[email protected]
Phone: 910-893-1483


Adjunt Faculty

Office: D.Rich 112
Phone: 910-893-1480

Robert Bidwell

[email protected]
Courses Taught: Criminology, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement