Social SciencesDr. Tharinia Robinson
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
PhD Human Services (Criminal Justice), Capella University
MFS Forensic Science, National University (San Diego)
BA Criminal Justice, California State University San Bernardino
CJ 290 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 385 Punishment in the United States
CJ 335 Criminal Investigation
CJ 380 Victimology
CJ 415 Criminal Law and Procedures
Current Member of California Association of Criminalists
Member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society
Member of the Southern Criminal Justice Association
Dr. Robinson came to Piedmont College in 2013 from California where she was a Questioned Documents Examiner at the California Department of Justice Criminalistics Laboratory and a Criminal Justice and Forensic Science instructor at the college level. She has over twenty years experience in the field of criminal justice and forensic science working for a variety of agencies throughout Southern California including Sheriff-Coroner's offices, Juvenile Probation offices, TSA (Transportation Security Administration), and LAPD in varying capacities either as an employee or as a volunteer.
Dr. Robinson will be publishing her first book in 2013 entitled, A Qualitative Study of Job Satisfaction Experiences of Forensic Scientists, University Press of America, Maryland.