Scope of Responsibilities
Dr. Blackburn leads a multidisciplinary Department with 22 full-time faculty and 800 undergraduate and graduate majors. She serves as an advocate of the Department at the College and University levels as well as advance the College and University strategic plans.
Dr. Blackburn earned a Ph.D. Sam Houston State University, Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University.
Prior to joining UHD in 2011, Dr. Blackburn served as an Assistant Professor for five years and an Assistant Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice for three years at The University of North Texas.