Jeff Bumgarner

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

Jeff Bumgarner (Ph.D., Minnesota) is a contributing faculty member in Public Policy and Administration. He has taught in higher education for over 20 years. He also served several years in federal and local law enforcement as a criminal investigator, deputy sheriff, and police chief. He still holds peace officer licenses in the states of Minnesota and North Dakota. Dr. Bumgarner has published widely in the fields of criminal justice, public administration, and sociology. He is the author, co-author, or editor of nine books as well as multiple articles and book chapters.


PhD, University of Minnesota

MPA, Northern Illinois University

BA, University of Illinois