Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Ken Novak

Professor and Chair
Room 205
Phone: 816-235-1599
Fax: 816-235-5193

Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
B.S., Criminal Justice, Bowling Green State University

Teaching Areas
Undergraduate Courses

101: Introduction to Criminal Justice
250: Introduction to Policing
320: Supreme Court & Criminal Process
351: Police & the Community

Graduate Courses
5551: Seminar in Policing
5565: Seminar in Crime Prevention

Research Areas
• Policing in America
• Police Officer Behavior
• Racial Profiling
• Police Effectiveness

Curriculum vitae