Dr. Christopher Rose is the Chair of the Criminal Justice Department. He is an experimental criminologist with specializations in statistics, criminological theory, quantitative research methodology and social problems. His research has appeared in a variety of academic journals and books, such as the Journal of Crime and Justice, the Journal of Criminal Justice and Law, Journal of Correctional Education, Offender Programs Report, Journal of Drug Education, Teaching Forum, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Understanding Correctional Violence, and the State of Corrections. He has also published a book on statistics entitled: Essential Principles and Methods of Statistical Analysis in Criminology. He teaches courses on Statistics, Quantitative Research Methodology, Major Issues in Criminal Justice, Criminological Theory, Organized Crime, and Crime Films. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2002. Dr. Rose established the Criminal Justice Scholarship in 2018.