Sherrise Truesdale-Moore, Professor

Address: 113P Armstrong Hall
Phone: (507)-389-1868


  • 2004     Ph.D.       Criminology and Urban Sociology, Howard University
  • 1997     M.S.       Criminal Justice, Coppin State University
  • 1992     B.S.       Prelaw and Paralegal Studies, Stevenson University
  • 1989     B.S.          Marketing, Hampton University

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Social Deviance
  • Correctional Counseling
  • Cultural Competency in Corrections
  • Study Abroad to South Africa

Academic Biography
Dr. Sherrise Truesdale Moore is Associate Professor of Sociology and Corrections at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has over 27 years of combined experience in the criminal justice profession, including supervision over federally funded Maryland correctional program; program development; criminological, legal, and legislative research; and higher education. She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Society of Criminology, the Minnesota Correctional Association, the Midwest Sociological Society, and Board Member of Blue Earth County Community Corrections.  Dr. Truesdale-Moore’s personal charge is to research and promote effective approaches in working with at-risk communities to assist with producing positive outcomes for youth, adults, and families. Her research interests include re-entry issues surrounding formerly incarcerated individuals involved in higher education, cultural specific programming, mental health, and family, and criminal justice majors in higher education programs.

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