John Stickels, Ph.D., J.D.
Assistant Professor and Graduate Advisor (L-Z)
|Address||Box 19595, Arlington, TX 76019-0595|
|Office||357 University Hall|
Dr. Stickels received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University in 1983 and a Ph.D. from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. He is an Assistant Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at the University of Texas at Arlington teaching criminal law and procedure, criminology, and statistics. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has over 24 years experience in the criminal justice system including experience as an elected County Attorney of Ward County, Texas, elected District Attorney of the 143rd Judicial District of Texas, and many years experience as both a trial court prosecutor and defense attorney. Dr. Stickels has many criminal and civil jury trials to his credit including several capital murder trials were the death penalty was an option. His research interests are primarily in the areas of death penalty issues, victims in the criminal justice system, and race relations in the criminal justice system. His experience in these areas consists of many years of criminal trial experience in both prosecuting and defending criminal cases and resolving problems in the criminal justice system. Dr. Stickels has many peer reviewed publications and presentations to his credit.