Susan Takata, Ph.D.


  • Race & Crime
  • Corrections
  • Innovations in Undergraduate Education
  • Law & Social Change
Initially hired in 1984 as an Assistant Professor of Sociology. In 1997, moved to the newly created Department of Criminal Justice. Currently, Department Chair and Professor of Criminal Justice.

Teaching Interests

Teaches a variety of courses: Race, Crime, Law; Corrections; Law & Social Change; The Criminal Justice Profession; Law & Society; Criminal Justice/Social Justice; Media, Crime, Criminal Justice.

Research Interests

Research interests: Innovative Approaches to Undergraduate Education; Alternatives to Incarceration; Race/Crime; Law & Society

Consulting Interests

Since 2004, serves on the Village of Mt. Pleasant's Police and Fire Commission.
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