Criminal Justice

Faculty & Administration

Saint Peter’s faculty members are scholars and expert teachers interested in preparing students for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a global society.

Full-Time Faculty

  • Kari Larsen

    Director of Graduate Criminal Justice Programs and Chair of Criminal Justice
    B.A., Saint Peter’s University; J.D., Fordham Law School; LI.M., Seton Hall University School of Law.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall, Room 405
    Phone: (201) 761-6163
    Email: klarsen@saintpeters.edu


    Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Evidence, Legal Principles, and Criminal Justice Ethics

  • beth adubato

    Dr. Beth Ellen Adubato

    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
    B.A. Rutgers University, M.A. Rutgers University, M.P.A.P. Rutgers University, Ph.D. Rutgers University.
    Office: Henneberry Hall, Suite 35, 3rd floor
    Phone: (201) 761-6168
    Email: badubato@saintpeters.edu

  • Kevin G. Callahan J.S.C (ret)

    Lecturer
    B.A., Saint Peter’s University; J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall, Room 405
    Phone: (201) 761-6165
    Email: kcallahan1@saintpeters.edu

  • Raymond R. Rainville

    Associate Professor
    B.S., Monmouth University; M.A., Rider University; Ph.D., Fordham University.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall, Room 405
    Phone: (201) 761-6162
    Email: rrainville@saintpeters.edu


    Introduction to Criminology; Cops, Crime & Cinema; Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice; Criminal Correctional Systems; Probation and Parole; Comparative Criminal Justice Systems; Drugs, Society and Behavior; Criminal Justice Media; Child Protection Agencies; and Criminal Justice Internships.

  • Brian L. Royster

    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
    B.A., Montclair State University; M.S., New Jersey City University; M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Seton Hall University.
    Office: Henneberry Hall, Suite 35, 3rd floor.
    Phone: (201) 761-6164

Adjunct Faculty

  • Theresa A. Andrews

    B.A., Dartmouth College, J.D., O.W. Coburn School of Law, M.Div., New Brunswick Theological Seminary

  • Anthony M. Aceste

    B.S. New Jersey City University; M.P.S. St. John’s University; Ed.D. Creighton University

  • Heath J. Brightman

    B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.C.J., Boston University; Ed.D., Seton Hall University.

  • Ellen M. Egan

    B.A., Monmouth University; M.A. Fordham University.

  • Brian A. Gajewski

    B.A., Saint Peter’s College; M.A., Boston University.

  • David A. Leon

    B.S., Saint Peter’s College; M.S., Pace University.

  • Thomas A. Lucas

    B.A., City College of New York; M.A., Rutgers State University.

  • Dr. Gina Robertiello

    B.S. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, M.A., Rutgers, School of Criminal Justice, Newark, N.J., Ph.D., Rutgers, School of Criminal Justice, Newark, N.J.

  • Joanna Rowson

    B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; MAS Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D. Walden University

  • Edgar F. Sepulveda

    B.A., Drew University; J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law.

Emeritus Faculty

  • Stephen Doyle

    MA, Boston College.
    Assoc. Prof/Sociology – Emeritus
    Corruption, Organized Crime