Criminal Justice Faculty

Meet Our Criminal Justice Faculty

Because the field of criminal justice is so unique, we often invite an array of working professionals to teach and lecture. This way we can ensure you learn from professionals who are practicing in the field NOW. They bring firsthand experience and a fresh perspective to each class so you will be comfortable on any career path you choose.

Recently, our instructors have been…

  • Investigators
  • Chairman of the South Dakota Board of Pardons & Parole
  • South Dakota Secretary of Corrections
  • Clinical counselors and psychotherapists for substance abuse and criminal behavior
Jesse Weins

Jesse Weins

Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice | Dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service

Phone: (605) 995-2686

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