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Matthew Giblin

Matthew Giblin, Director, School of Justice and Public Safety

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Giblin received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University. Prior to coming to SIU in the Fall of 2005, he was an assistant professor at York College of Pennsylvania (2002-2005) and a research associate at the University of Alaska Anchorage (2000-2002).

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