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Criminal Justice

Dr. Christopher Przemieniecki

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Criminal Justice

Dean's Office

Business and Public Management Center
Third Floor
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383



Name: Dr. Evan Leach
Position: Interim Dean

Name: Dr. Lisa M. Calvano
Position: Interim Associate Dean

Name: Dr. Lori Fuller
Position: Faculty Associate to the Dean

Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs

Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean

Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Name: Danah Allen
Position: Communications and Impact Coordinator

Name: Julie Ferris
Position: Administrative Assistant

Dr. Christopher Przemieniecki

  • Title: Assistant Department Chair; Associate Professor
  • Location: 515 BPM Center
  • Email:
  • 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
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