Dr. Christopher Przemieniecki

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Title: Associate Professor;  Graduate Coordinator
Location: 510 BPM Center
Email: CPrzemieniecki@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2875


Chris Przemieniecki earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota in 2012. Prior to arriving at West Chester University, he taught at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) where he served as an Assistant Professor and advised the Criminal Justice Student Club.  While at MCCC, the Criminal Justice Club received numerous awards including ‘Club of the Year’ honors and Dr. Przemieniecki was awarded with ‘Advisor of the Year’ honors.  He has also taught at University of Minnesota-Crookston and other two- and four-year institutions in Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota and Tennessee.  In 2006, Dr. Przemieniecki received the Frederic M. Thrasher Award from the National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC) for “Superior Academic Research”.  He is a peer-review editor for the Journal of Gang Research and has published articles about gangs, the mass media and gangs, and social deviance.  He is a member of the American Society of Criminology and is a frequent speaker at law enforcement/gang conferences throughout the country.  His research interests include criminological theory, street gangs, crime and the media, juvenile justice, qualitative research, and ethics. Dr. Przemieniecki is the faculty advisor to the Criminal Justice Club (Sigma Tau Omicron).


  • Ph.D., University of North Dakota
  • M.S., Illinois State University
  • B.A., Wright State University

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