Faculty in the News

Criminal Justice and Criminology faculty are frequently featured in the media, providing input on prominent and emerging criminal justice topics and issues.  Please visit this website - https://inside.charlotte.edu/in-the-media - and search for individual faculty names and/or for "criminal justice" or "criminology" to see recent news stories and media appearances.



  • Dr. Shelley Listwan provided comments for "Charlotte Talks: Ex-Offenders and challenges on transitioning back to society" (Source: WFAE Charlotte Talks - July 2017)
  • Dr. Michael Turner quoted in "Will crime affect your vote in the Charlotte mayor's race? These candidates hope so" (Source: Charlotte Observer - June 2017)
  • Dr. Shannon Reid interviewed for "FBI arrests 3 more United Blood Nation gang members" (Source: WSOC - May 2017)
  • Dr. Joe Kuhns provided comments for "CMPD Chief Putney wants to add assistants to ranks" (Source: WSOC - May 2017)
  • Dr. Michael Turner participated in a discussion about Charlotte's homicide rate. (Source: WFAE Charlotte Talks - March 2017)
  • Dr. Vivian Lord quoted in "2 felons arrested after high-speed I-77 chase ends in crash' (Source: Charlotte Observer - February 2017)
  • Dr. John Stogner provided comments for "Concerns over amped-up, dangerous drugs on streets" (Source: Healthline News - October 2016)
  • Adjunct professor Toussaint Romain interviewed for "A public defender walking the streets of Charlotte has an inspirational message for the protestors" (Source: Business Insider - September 2016)
  • Dr. John Stogner provided comments for "Six health risks of doing dabs you should know" (Source: Bustle - August 2016)
  • Dr. John Stogner provided comments for "How knockoff fentanyl dodges cops" (Source: The Daily Beast - June 2016)
  • Dr. Shannon Reid interviewed for segment on gang violence. (Source: WCNC - September 2015)
  • Dr. Shannon Reid provided comments for segment on string of deadly shootings. (Source: Time Warner Cable News - September 2015)
  • Dr. John Stogner provided comments for article on marijuana "dabbing" (Source: Live Science - June 2015)
  • Dr. Joe Kuhns quoted in "Despite homicide drop, killings hold steady in Charlotte's Metro Division" (Source: Charlotte Observer - January 2015)
  • Professor Kathleen Nicolaides interviewed for "Woman fights to recover identity for over decade" (Source: WSOC - November 2014)
  • Dr. Joe Kuhns' burglary research is cited. (Source: Las Vegas Informer - April 2014)
  • Dr. Joe Kuhns'  research on burglars receives national coverage.  (Source: UPI - May 2013)
  • Dr. Paul Friday comments on the minds of madmen. (Source: WFAE Charlotte Talks - December 2012)