School of Criminal Justice

Adjunct Faculty Listing

Adjunct Faculty


Miguel Berrios

Retired Member of Michigan Parole Board, Michigan Department of Corrections (2000-2011)

M.P.A., Western Michigan University, 1996

B.S., Business Administration, Aquinas College, 1985

Courses: CJ 101 Justice and Society, CJ 201 Criminology, CJ 330 Correctional Process


Patricia Bravender

Legal Studies Internship Coordinator, Professional Programs Librarian, Liaison to Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at GVSU (2007-Present)

M.A., Library and Information Science, Wayne State University, 1996

B.A., Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1973

Courses: LS 428 Factual Investigation


Kimberly Carr

Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment, Meijer Corporation, (2011-Present)

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2000

B.A. Political Science and Political Philosophy, Aurora University, 1997

Courses:  LS 426 Civili Litigation, LS 428 Factual Investigation


Richard Grossenbacher

Retired Special Agent, U.S. Secret Service (1968-1997)

M.A., Political Science, Western Michigan University, 1993

B.A., Sociology, Western Michigan University, 1967

Courses:  CJ 101 Justice and Society; CJ 380 Presidential Assassinations.


Travis Earley

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Kent County Prosecutor's Office, (2007-Present)

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2005

B.S. Legal Studies, Grand Valley State University, 2001

Courses:  CJ 305 Constitutional Rights and Civil Liberties; CJ 340 Court Process 


Ken VanWoerkom

Criminal Justice Internship Coordinator (2013-Present)

M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University, 1975

B.A., Major-Sociology, Minor Psychology and Economics, Calvin College, 1970

A.A. Business and Accounting, Muskegon Junior College, 1966

Courses: CJ 490 Criminal Justice Internship


Williamson Wallace

Assistant Federal Security Director, TSA

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (2008 – Present)

Past Director of the GVSU Criminal Justice Education Center and Police Academy (2003 – 2008)

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2003

B.S. Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 1997

Courses: CJ 302 Criminal Law; CJ 312 Police Process; CJ 405 Terrorism


Arthur Winther

Attorney Referee, 17th Circuit Court, (2012-Present)

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1987

B.A., Michigan State University, 1983
Courses:  LS 420 Property and Probate Law; LS 422 Commercial Law; LS 426 Civil Litigation; LS 428 Factual Investigation

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