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.
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
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.
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.
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.