Dr. Karin Brown
Dr. Karin Brown, associate professor of criminal justice, is
head of the HSU Criminal Justice Department in the Cynthia Ann Parker College
of Liberal Arts.
She is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in both
undergraduate and graduate studies. She completed a Ph.D. in education with a
focus in criminology at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Prior to her appointment at HSU, Brown served in various
positions within the criminal justice field, including counseling and
consulting for the Taylor County Juvenile Probation Department. She currently
holds a license as a professional counselor and supervisor for L.P.C. interns.
Brown serves on the Abilene Police Academy
Advisory Board, the Regional Crime Victims Crisis Center Board, and is a member
of the Community Justice Policy Council.
- Bachelor of Behavioral Science, Criminal Justice, Hardin-Simmons University, 1989
- Bachelor of Science, Legal Studies, McMurry University, 1992
- Master of Education, Counseling and Human Development, Hardin-Simmons University, 1997
- Ph.D., Education with a focus in Criminology, Capella University, 2009