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Christopher Sharp

Visiting Professor of Criminal Justice

Office: McClurg Center, Room 304

Office Phone: 803.321.5216


Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Ph.D, Public Affairs, concentration in Criminal Justice Adminstration, University of Central Florida

M.A., Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida

B.A., Criminology, Flordia State University


Dr. Sharp received his PhD from the University of Central Florida in Public Affairs with a concentration in Criminal Justice Administration.  His degrees also include a Master’s in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s in Criminology, and he is certified in Security Administration, Anti-Terrorism, and Force Management through the U.S. Army (where he retired in 2018).   He has experience in community corrections, mental health treatment, community policing, anti-terrorism, physical security, and facility management.  Dr. Sharp’s research interests include; crime prevention through environmental design, problem solving policing, terrorism and anti-terrorism, organizational leadership, and the treatment of mentally ill offenders.  Dr. Sharp has been married to his wife Michell for 23 years, and has 3 children (Luke - 29, Brianna – 17, Dylan – 3) and one granddaughter with a grandson on the way.

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