Christopher Near
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Tech Center 355

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 2016

B.A., Sociology, Indiana University, 2010



Dr. Christopher Near joined Northern State University in 2020 as an assistant professor. He taught previously at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Courses Taught

CJUS 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CJUS 203 Policing in a Free Society (online)

CJUS 380 Research/Data Analysis in Criminal Justice

CJUS 401 Law and Society (online)

CJUS 433 Criminal Procedure (online)

SOC 351 Criminology

SOC 455 Juvenile Delinquency (online)


Research Interests and Recent Publications

Google Scholar: Christopher E. Near