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Gerald Bayens

Chair/Professor
Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
School of Applied Studies
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2217
Degrees & Certifications
Washburn University, Bachelor of Arts
University of Alabama, Master of Arts
Union Institute & Univ, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

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.

Teaching
  • CJ 110 B, Intro to Law Enforcement
  • CJ 360 A, Independent Study
  • CJ 390 WA, Special Topics
  • CJ 400 VA, Criminal Justice Research Meth
  • CJ 400 VB, Criminal Justice Research Meth
  • CJ 585 GA, Spec Topics-Criminal Justice
  • CJ 699 GA, Thesis
  • MS 475 A, Directed Readings
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Latest publications include:
Birzer, M., Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2013). Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC.

Bayens, G. and Smykla, J. (2012). Probation, Parole and Community-Based Corrections:  Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices. New York: McGraw-Hill  Publishing.

Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2011). Research Methods in Criminal Justice: Theory and Practice
(2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC.

Service Interests/Activities
Dr. Bayens is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and serves on the Academic Review and Certification Committee. He is the recipient of the 1993 Washburn Fellow Award. In 1992-1993, he served as President and past-president of the Kansas Correctional Association.
Career Accomplishments
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.