College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Laufersweiler-Dwyer has received her first MS degree from Norfolk State/ Old Dominion University in Applied Sociology while a police officer in Norfolk Virginia. She went on to receive her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration with the core in Criminal Justice Administration. She additionally received an MA in Forensic Psychology and is currently working on a degree in Homeland Security. She has received grants from NIJ, the State of Arkansas and has done research in a variety of settings to include correctional institutions, police department, and victim services. Dr. Laufersweiler-Dwyer has been teaching for 30 years.