Ph.D. (1998) Criminal Justice with Interdisciplinary Study in Political Science, The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH.
M.S. (1995) Criminal Justice, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
B.A. (1989) Criminal Justice, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Professor of Criminal Justice, Washburn University, 2008 to present.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Washburn University, 2003-2007.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Washburn University, 1998-2002.
Instructor of Criminal Justice, Washburn University, 1996-1998.
Latest publications include:
Bayens, G. (2017). Man-Hunters of the Old West. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains Volume 40, (3): 220.
Bayens, G. (2017). Frontier Kansas Jails. Mount Pleasant, SC: The History Press.
Grant, E., Dahl, P. and Bayens, G. (2016). Using ELVIS to measure experiential learning in criminal justice internships. Research in Higher Education Journal, 30, (1): 1-17.
Bayens, G. (2015). Frontier jails in Territorial Kansas. Heritage of the Great Plains 4,8 (1): 40-70. Bayens, G. and Smykla, J. (2013). Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing. Birzer, M., Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2012). Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC. Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2010). Research Methods in Criminal Justice: Theory and Practice (2nd. Ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC.
Dr. Bayens worked in the criminal justice field for 22 years as a police officer, correctional officer, and corrections administrator. He is a former Special Agent of the K.B.I. and Director of Juvenile Corrections and Intensive Supervised Probation. Dr. Bayens served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1974-1978.