Faculty Dr.Poland

CJ Banner


Amy Lynn Poland , Ph.D

   Assistant Professor

   Curriculum Vitae



  • Ph.D.  Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • MPA.  Public Administration, University of South Dakota
  • B.A.    Criminal Justice/Sociology, Morningside College

Research Interests

  • Juvenile delinquency & justice
  • Program implementation
  • Mental health
  • Traning of direct care workers in juvenile justice
  • Social media in criminal justice
  • Pedagogy

Course Taught

  • CRIJ 1306  Courts & Criminal Procedure
  • CRIJ 2329  Fundamentals of Criminal Law
  • CRIJ 3310  Juvenile Delinquency & Justice
  • CRIJ 3320  Organized Crime
  • SOCI 3336  Criminology
  • CRIJ 5301  Advanced Seminar on the CJ system
  • CRIJ 5305  Seminar on Administration of Criminal Justice


2008  University Research Grant, funded by Office of Graduate Studies and Research, Texas A&M International University, $8,500 (Principle Investigator).

Select Publications

Herz, D. C., & Poland, A. L. (2002). Assessing the need for and availability of mental
health services for juvenile offenders. Lincoln, NE: Nebraska Commission on Law
Enforcement and Criminal Justice.


Summer Camps Banner
Register with DustyALRT
The TAMIU Trailblazers program
Visit the watson gallery
Powered By TAMIU
Generation Texas
Reading the Globe
Visit the LBV Planetarium
2012 military frendly schools
faculty and course info
online programs
Veteran's Page
download our app

Picture of Globe Translate this site

Click here for more information on Google Translate

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100