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-C D-G H-K L-O P-S T-Z

Paralegal Admissions
A-Z

Dr. James Houlihan
Professor, Pre-Law Advisor, Undergraduate Advising A-C
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

Dr. Natalia Tapia
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising D-G
West Hall: 107C
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

Tammy Thurman
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising H-K
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

Dr. Keith Killacky
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising L-O
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

Dr. Lynn Tovar
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising P-S
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

Kenneth Folisi
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advising T-Z
West Hall: 116
815-836-5523
folisike@lewisu.edu

1995 M.S.M., National-Louis University
1990 B.S. Southern Illinois University

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

Dr. Raymond Garritano
Assistant Professor

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