Charles Adams, Ph.D.

Charles Adams, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Human Services Department. Dr. Adams earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice and doctorate in Sociology (Criminology). He has published several scholarly articles, book chapters and presented papers at local and national conferences. As a researcher, Dr. Adams has conducted studies on substance abuse and delinquency; use of force and law enforcement; alternatives to incarceration; spatial analysis of crime patterns; post-traumatic stress disorder and law enforcement and disproportionate confinement of African Americans in the United States’ prison system. He has over twenty years of teaching and administrative experience in the criminal justice field.