Criminology and Criminal Justice Department
Office Address: 113 Belk
Professor Merritt has completed most requirements towards a doctorate with concentrations in criminal justice planning, implementation and evaluation; social psychology; and industrial psychology. She taught at two major institutions and has work experience in criminal justice planning at the state level, law enforcement, and security.
Professor Merritt is the director of the Emergency and Disaster Management Program. She teaches courses related to emergency and disaster management and special issues in criminal justice.