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Shannon Cunningham, PhD

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Texas State University

M.A., Illinois State University

B.A., Illinois State University

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 22

Phone: 732-263-5650


Fall 2017 Office Hours:

Monday 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Friday 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Fall 2017 Courses:

CJ 205-01

CJ 211-03

CJ 241-02

CJ 325-01


Dr. Shannon Cunningham has a BA and MS in Criminal Justice from Illinois State University and a PhD in Criminal Justice from Texas State University.  She recently worked on National Institute of Justice grant on criminal investigation failures through the Texas State Center for Geospatial Analysis.  She has been published in Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Women and Criminal Justice, Criminal Law Bulletin, and Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma.

Research Interests:

Prosecutorial misconduct, criminal investigation failures, sentencing reform, criminal justice and media