The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice employs faculty, staff and adjunct instructors. Our faculty hold terminal degrees in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, law, higher education and related fields. They have extensive publication records and are experts in various areas within criminology and criminal justice. Our adjunct instructors are doctoral students and criminal justice practitioners employed in leadership positions throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. They bring their practical experience to the classroom, which provides our student with a more balanced perspective of the criminal justice system. The Department also employs undergraduate and graduate advisors to assist students with their academic planning. We also have staff and a number of work study students to assist faculty, advisors, students, and teaching and research assistants.