Sheila Huss, PhD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track

Program Director, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Portrait of Sheila Huss

Email Address: sheila.huss@ucdenver.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

 

 

 

Bio

 

Sheila Huss is a senior instructor of Criminal Justice and the director of the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program at University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs. Sheila earned her MA in Criminology from the University of South Florida and received her PhD in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado Denver. She has taught numerous courses, including Environmental Crime and Justice; Criminological Theory; Research Methods; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Capital Punishment; Law and Society; and Public Service in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Her research interests are primarily in social justice issues, including race, capital punishment, and environmental justice and methods. In 2010, Sheila received the International Technical Rescue Symposium Best Conference Paper Award, and in 2014 her dissertation received honorable mention for best dissertation in the School of Public Affairs at CU Denver. In 2016, she received the Outstanding Teaching Award among non-tenure track faculty in the School of Public Affairs.

Areas of Expertise

social justice issues, race, capital punishment, environmental justice, methods

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs
University of Colorado Denver

Master of Arts in Criminology
University of South Florida

Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice and English
Pennsylvania State University

Curriculum Vitae

CV-Huss-Sheila-02-2020