Stan Stojkovic, PhD

  • Professor, Criminal Justice & Criminology

Dr. Stan Stojkovic is a Criminal Justice & Criminology professor at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. Dr. Stojkovic is an expert in criminal justice administration, prisoner reintegration, and theories of justice. He has written extensively on corrections and works locally, nationally, and internationally with law enforcement and corrections entities.

Dr. Stojkovic’s expertise helps students and the public understand complex and relevant criminal justice issues. He is frequently interviewed by the media about current criminal justice topics.


  • Ph.D., Social Science, Michigan State University, 1984
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, 1981
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1977
  • A.A., Police Science, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 1975

Professional Interests:

  • Criminal justice administration in jails and prisons
  • Theories of justice
  • Management of sex offenders in communities
  • Prisoner reentry into society
  • Elderly prisoners

Recent Grant:

  • 2007-present. $5.8 million grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy to serve as fiduciary agent for Milwaukee High Intensity Drug Traffic Area.

Professional Work:

  • Commissioner, Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group
  • Associate Editor,
 The Prison Journal: An International Forum of Incarceration and Alternative Sanctions
  • Article Referee:
    • Criminal Justice and Behavior
    • Journal of Crime and Justice
    • Journal of Criminal Justice
    • Justice Quarterly
  • Consultant/Evaluator/Expert Witness,
 Evaluate correctional-based programs for public and private agencies
  • Standards Trainer, The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, California, 2008-present
  • Co-Coordinator, Leadership Institute, California Department of Corrections and California State University, 1994-2004

Professional Affiliations:

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • American Correctional Association
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
  • Wisconsin Correctional Association

Media Coverage | Editorials:

Media Coverage | Public Radio and TV Interviews | Expert Source:

Media Coverage | Expert Source:


  • Criminal Justice Organizations: Administration and Management. (Cengage Publishers, 2015, Sixth Edition). Co-authors: John Klofas, David B. Kalinich.
  • The Administration and Management of Criminal Justice Organizations: A Book of Readings. (Waveland Publishing, 2010, Fifth Edition). Co-authors: John Klofas, David B. Kalinich.
  • Corrections: An Introduction. (Bridgepoint Education, 2013). Co-author: Rick Lovell.
  • Correctional Leadership: A Cultural Perspective. (Wadsworth Publishing, 2003). Co-author: MaryAnn Farkas.
  • Managing Special Populations in Jails and Prisons. (Civic Research Institute, 2005).
  • Managing Special Populations in Jails and Prisons, Vol. II. (Civic Research Institute, 2010).

Select Reviews and Essays:

  • Prison Leadership and Prison OversightPace Law Review, Vol. 30, 5, 2010, pp. 1476-1489.
  • Trial and Error in Criminal Justice Reform: Learning from Failure, by Greg Berman and Aubry Fox, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 2011.
  • Prison Administration, Encyclopedia of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Wiley Blackwell Publishing. 2012.
  • Co-Author with Stinchcomb, Jeanne, Applegate, Brandon, Kerle, Ken, and Stohr, Mary. Moving Toward Utopia: Visions of Progress for American Jails, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Vol. 28, Issue 1, February, 2012, pp. 23-41.
  • Co-Author with Mary Ann Farkas. So You Want to Find a House for Sexually Violent Persons: An Account of Political Failure. Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Curriculum Vitae