Dr. Patti Ross Salinas



Department

Criminology

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Criminology
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • PhD, Criminal Justice, 2005, Sam Houston State University 

  • JD, 1980, University of Missouri–Columbia, School of Law 

Teaching

  • 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.