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Shannon N. Cunningham, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Criminal Justice
Edison Science Building 339C

Shannon N. Cunningham, Ph.D.

Dr. Shannon Cunningham has a B.A. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from Illinois State University and a Ph.D. 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.


Ph.D., Texas State University

M.A., Illinois State University

B.A., Illinois State University

Research Interests

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


Frequently Taught Classes

Recently Taught Classes

2020 Spring

2020 Summer D

2020 Summer A

2020 Fall

2019 Spring

2019 Summer D

2019 Summer A

2019 Fall

2018 Spring

2018 Fall

2017 Spring

2017 Summer B

2017 Fall