Tamara Wilkins, Associate Professor

Address: 221B Morris Hall
Phone: 507-389-1118
Email: tamara.wilkins@mnsu.edu


  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2002
  • M.S., Sociology, East Texas State University, 1993
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, East Texas State University, 1991

Areas of Interest

  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Research Methods
  • Social Problems
  • Victimology

Courses Taught

  • CJ 201 Careers in Criminal Justice
  • LAWE 131 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • LAWE 242 Police and Human Behavior
  • LAWE 311 Victims and Survivors: Criminal Justice Response
  • LAWE 434 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • LAWE 433 Study Tour: Comparative International Justice Systems

Selected Presentations/Publications

  • Nelson, P., Dahle, T., Burum, S., Clark, C., & Wilkins, T. (2017). Aftermath of an officer involved shooting: Formal education, continuing education, and responsibility. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
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