Dr. Patti Ross Salinas
PhD, Criminal Justice, 2005, Sam Houston State University
- JD, 1980, University of Missouri–Columbia, School of Law
- Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
- Criminal Law and the Courts
Research and professional interests
Dr. Salinas has the rare distinction of holding both a PhD in criminal justice and a law degree. She studies mitigation specialization, criminal justice internship processes, victim compensation, and sentencing. Dr. Salinas also serves as the law advisor for the Department.