Dan Jones

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
M.S. Criminal Justice

Dr. Daniel D. Jones is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Walden University where he has been a Contributing Faculty Member since 2014. He is also a Criminal Justice Professor at Governors State University. Dr. Jones serves on numerous doctoral student dissertation committees.

Dr. Jones completed his Ph.D. at Capella University, his graduate degree at Southern Illinois University and his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington. His research interests lie in the areas of Criminal Justice, Criminology, Corrections, and Social Justice - ranging from theory to design to implementation. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of criminal justice, particularly in the use of deadly force at the local, municipal and federal levels.

Dr. Jones has served on roughly 30 conference and workshop program committees. He is a dissertation Chair, Committee Member, and University Research Reviewer.

Courses Taught

6137 9 - The Nature of Crime and Criminology

6215 4 - Controversies in Criminal Justice

6350 4 - History and Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

8350 1 - History and Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

4402 6 - Planning and Budgeting

CRJS1001 4 - Contemporary Criminal Justice Systems

DISS 9000 10 - Dissertation Research Forum


PhD, Capella University

MS, Southern Illinois University

BA, University of Washington

Certificate, Unviersity of Washington