College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Criminal Justice
Degree ProgramM.S. Criminal Justice
Dr. Tamara Mouras has an academic background which includes: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Criminal Justice. Dr. Mouras also earned her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Service Leadership with a specialization in Criminal Justice. Dr. Mouras is a veteran and served as an Operations Specialist and Master-at-Arms abroad the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) and was a member of the U.S. Navy Track and Field Team.
Dr. Mouras' teaching background includes over 12 years in higher education in which she has taught in a board spectrum of topics to include: Criminal, Justice, Public Safety Leadership, Homeland Security, Domestic and International Terrorism, Criminology, Terrorism Theories, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity, Community Policing, Radicalization Process, Homegrown Violent Extremism, Intelligence, Prison Radicalization and Qualitative Research in Terrorism. Her research subject matter areas of interest include: Radicalization Process, Prison Radicalization, Extremism and Domestic Terrorism Disengagement and Prevention.
Dr. Tamara Mouras is currently a Contributing Faculty member at Walden University. Dr. Mouras teaches courses as the graduate and doctoral level in the Criminal Justice program. She also services as Committee Chair, Committee Member and URR.
Dr. Mouras is a member of:
The University and Agency Partnership Initiative (UAPI)
International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals
Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA)
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)
American Society of Criminology (ASC)
Some personal and interesting information about Dr. Tamara Mouras is that she is an avid athlete and trains roughly 5-6 times per week. Dr. Mouras is also a certified, Functional Fitness, Kettlebell and Battle Ropes Instructor. She loves to run and train as this starts her day on a positive note. Dr. Mouras is married to a retired Navy Veteran and is a mother of two daughters.
CRJS 8351 - Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice System
CRJS 8350 - Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
PPPA 9000 - Dissertation
CRJS 4402 - Planning and Budgeting
CRJS 6216 - Criminal Justice Research
PhD, Capella University
MS, Capella University
BS, Old Dominion University
Awards / Honors
Faculty of The Year, HPU, 2016