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Susybel Kallsen

Lecturer; Diversity and Social Justice Coordinator, Common Academic Program

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Criminal Justice and Security Studies


Email: Susybel Kallsen
Phone: 937-229-5752
SJH 435


Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, 2020.

B.A./M.A., Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.


Susybel Roxy Kallsen is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice and Security Studies at the University of Dayton. She has a doctorate in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and a B.A./M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her professional experience includes working at Rikers Island Jail Complex as a cognitive behavioral therapy facilitator and working at the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute delivering technical support to correctional agencies. Kallsen is broadly interested in how juvenile delinquency intersects with socioeconomic status, immigration, policing practices and adjustment to correctional settings. She is highly interested in the integration of quantitative and qualitative approaches in mixed methods research designs. Dr. Kallsen runs the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program every spring semester. 

Courses taught

  • CJS 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJS 207: Research Methods
  • CJS 336: Comparative Criminal Justice
  • 399: Violence in America
  • 408/409: Senior Seminar