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Matthew Giblin

Matthew Giblin, Director, School of Justice and Public Safety

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Giblin joined the SIU faculty in the Fall of 2005, after serving as an assistant professor at York College of Pennsylvania and as a research associate at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dr. Giblin completed his Ph.D. In Criminal Justice from Indiana University and currently serves as the Director of School of Justice and Public Safety.

His primary research interest involves testing theories explaining police department structures and activities. He has also conducted research on homeland security preparedness, college critical incident response, criminal victimization, and campus safety.

Matthew Giblin

Office: Faner 4325
Phone: 618-453-6360
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Ph.D., Indiana University, Criminal Justice, 2004.


  • Criminal Justice Theory
  • Administration and Management in Criminal Justice