Faculty and Staff

Our Criminal/Social Justice faculty members offer impressive academic achievement and extensive professional experience.

Dr. Calvin Edwards
Professor and Chair

1994 D.P.A., University of Southern California
1993 M.P.A., University of Southern California
1972 M.S.W., Washington University
1971 B.A., Elmhurst College

FIND YOUR ADVISOR

Undergraduate Admissions
Select the first letter of your last name to find your advisor.
A-B C-E F-H I-K L-O P-R S-V W-Z


Paralegal Admissions
A-Z

3+1 COD Students
Moraine Valley Partnership Students
Graduate CSJ and PSA Students

Michelle Mega
Director of Recruitment and External Relations
(815) 836-5342
megami@lewisu.edu

2007 M.S., Lewis University
1994, B.S. Lewis University

Graduate Directors

Dr. Raymond Garritano

Director of the Public Safety Administration Graduate Program
Assistant Professor
(815) 836-5949
garritra@lewisu.edu

1978 D.P.A., Nova Southeastern University
1976 M.S., Nova Southeastern University
1965 M.A., Roosevelt University
1961 B.S., Roosevelt University

Dr. Natalia Tapia
Director of the Criminal Social Justice Graduate Program
Assistant Professor
(815) 836-5085
tapiana@lewisu.edu

2011 Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
2004 M.S., University of North Texas
2002 J.D., Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
2000 B.J.S., Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador


A-B

Dr. James Houlihan
Professor, Pre-Law Advisor, Undergraduate Advising A-B
Dorothy Day: DO4 - sign up sheet outside of office
(815) 836-5313
houlihja@lewisu.edu

1998 Ed.D., Northern Illinois University
1984 Certified Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training Board
1971 M.B.A., DePaul University
1968 B.S., Loyola University

C-E

Tammy Thurman
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising C-E
West Hall: 107B
(815) 836-5084
thurmata@lewisu.edu

PhD (Candidate) University of Chicago
2004 LL.M, Loyola University
1999 J.D., Northern Illinois University
1994 M.S.W., University of Illinois
1990 B.A., Illinois State University

F-H

Dr. Keith Killacky
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising F-H
West Hall: 110
(815) 836-5142
killacke@lewisu.edu

1991 Ed.D., Northern Illinois University
1981 M.S., DePaul University
1969 M.S., Indiana University
1965 B.S., Loyola University

I-K

Mike Shields
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising I-K
(815) 836-5444
shieldmi@lewisu.edu

2005 M.S., Lewis University
2000 B.A., Lewis University

L-O

Dr. Lynn Tovar
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising L-O
West Hall: 114
(815) 836-5697
tovarly@lewisu.edu

2002 Ed.D., Northern Illinois University
1998 M.S., Northern Illinois University
1980 B.S., Southern Illinois University

P-R

Steve Sherwin
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising P-R
(815) 836-5651
sherwist@lewisu.edu

1999 B.A., Saint Xavier University
2002 M.A., Illinois Institute of Technology

S-V

Dr. Andrea Krieg
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising S-V
(815) 836-5686
kriegan@lewisu.edu

2015 Ph.D Bowling Green State University
2012 M.A., Bowling Green State

W-Z

Huma Zia
Program Director of Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Advising A-Z
West Hall: 107D
(815) 836-5620
ziahu@lewisu.edu

1994 J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
1991 B.A., Dominican University