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College of Liberal & Fine Arts

Dr. Brittany Rodriguez

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Department of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies
O.A. Grant Building, Room 353

Dr. Brittany Rodriguez

Dr. Brittany Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies. Dr. Rodriguez earned her BS Degree from Texas A&M University in 1996. After graduation, she went to work in the field of corrections for eleven years before returning to The University of Texas at Arlington for her Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and PhD in Urban Planning and Administration. 

Dr. Rodriguez teaches a variety of courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, and Correction Systems and Practices. Through the Engaged Scholars Academy she developed a new course, Alcohol and Drug Use on Campus. This is an Applied Learning Experience (ALE-Service) for upper level students in which they present invaluable information to first year students about the dangers of alcohol and drug use.

 Dr. Rodriguez has participated in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) and Course Redesign. Her research interests include juvenile delinquency, alcohol and drug use on college campuses, and prisoner reentry.

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