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Franklin Emeka

Dr Franklin Emeka

Franklin Emeka

Lecturer

Office: N1068
713-221-8029
emekaf@uhd.edu

​​Franklin Emeka holds a Ph.D. in Juvenile Justice, Master’s degree in Behavioral Science/Sociology and Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He has served as interim Vice President of Student Services at Lone Star College, Kingwood, Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at DeVry University, and department Chair for Public Services at Lone Star College, Kingwood. Dr. Emeka also worked as an adult Probation Officer for 12 years at Harris County, (Houston) Texas. He has over 22 years of teaching experience in high education, both at the University and Community College levels.  His diverse graduate degrees allow him to teach two different disciplines, Criminal Justice and Sociology. Presently, Dr. Franklin Emeka is a Faculty Lecturer of Sociology at the University of Houston-Downtown.

Ph.D. in Juvenile Justice, 2009, (Prairie View A&M University)

M.A. in Behavioral Science/Sociology, 1996, (University of Houston, Clear-Lake)

B.S. in Criminal Justice, 1992, (University of Houston, Downtown)

With graduate degrees in two different disciplines, Dr. Emeka has had the opportunity to teach several different courses under Social Science and Humanities. Here are some examples:

Criminal Justice Courses:

  • CJ 1301 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 3313 – Community-Based Corrections
  • CJ 2301 – The Police System
  • CJ - 410 – Criminal Law & Procedure
  • CJ 2302 – The Criminal Court System
  • CJ 3317 – Race and Crime
  • CJ 2303 – The Correctional System
  • CJ – 310 –Drugs and Society
  • CJ 3302 – Criminal Investigation
  • CJ 3307 – Community Oriented Policing
  • CJ 3304 – Criminal Law
  • CJ - 3312–Prisons in America
  • CJ 3306 – Crime and Delinquency
  • CJ 3308 – Juvenile Justice System
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Sociology Courses:

  • SOC 3312 - Drug Use and Society
  • SOC 2302 - Social Problems
  • SOC 3304 - Death & Dying
  • SOC 2303 - Family in a Changing Society
  • SOC 3315 - Culture and Society
  • SOC 2301 - Marriage and Family
  • SOC 2319 - Minority Studies
  • SOC 3307 - Deviance and Social Control
  • SOC 3315 - Sex and Gender
  • SOC 3306 - Social Inequality
  • SOC 3304 - Minorities in America
  • Last updated 5/16/2021 5:10 PM