Allison Rojek is Instructor in the School of Criminal Justice and serves as the Assistant Director of Online Degree Programs. She received her Master of Arts in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her specializations are crime and intelligence analysis, community crime prevention, and analyzing homicide. In addition to her teaching experience, Ms. Rojek is a former crime and intelligence analyst with Richland County Sheriff’s Department in Columbia, SC. She uses those analytical skills to assist law enforcement agencies in violent crime reduction programs and other grant-funded research to inform criminal justice policy. She has worked with law enforcement agencies across the country on local, state, and federally funded research projects.