Dr. Brenda Rowe
Dr. Brenda Rowe is the Director of the School of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Security. Dr. Rowe’s research focuses on cybersecurity law, legal issues in criminal justice, death penalty jurisprudence, and criminal procedure. She has published in well-regarded peer-reviewed journals such as The Prison Journal, American Journal of Criminal Justice, Security Journal, Criminal Justice Policy Review, and Journal of Criminal Justice Education. Dr. Rowe received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award in recognition of her outstanding academic contributions to the discipline.
Dr. Rowe earned a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas. Prior to her academic career, she was an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Tarrant County (Fort Worth), Texas.
- PHD - Sam Houston State University (2012)
- JD - University of Texas at Austin (1998)