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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice


Traci Scott Dingle

Title: Instructor
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Arts and Sciences
Office: Currell College, room 212
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Traci Dingle


  • Ph.D. 2021, Capella University, Public Service Leadership (Criminal Justice concentration)
  • M.S. 2014, Central Michigan University, Administration (International Administration concentration)
  • J.D. 2010, Charleston School of Law
  • B.A. 2006, Columbia College, Political Science and Communication


Dr. Traci Dingle is an Instructor with the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Traci holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication, a Juris Doctorate, a Master of Science in International Administration, and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. After spending over ten years working in legal, government, and regulatory compliance, she transitioned into academia.


  • Community policing
  • Policing and race
  • Diversity in criminal justice
  • Regulatory compliance


Dingle, T. (2022). African American male perceptions of police in the era of YouTube. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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