Dr. Tammatha Clodfelter

Dr. Tammatha A. Clodfelter joined the Department of Government and Justice in 2011. She earned a Ph.D. in Public Policy and a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She completed her B.S. in Criminal Justice with a Law Enforcement Concentration from Marshall University. Prior to joining ASU, Dr. Clodfelter served as a crime analyst for a large urban police department in North Carolina. In 2016, she partnered with the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards division of the N.C. Department of Justice to examine factors that influence recruitment for municipal law enforcement officers in North Carolina. Additionally, she works with a non-profit organization that serves homeless and addicted women to help the agency survey and assess the experiences of the volunteers. Recent publications have appeared in Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Criminal Justice Studies, and Homicide Studies.

Areas of Expertise and Interests:

  • Policing
  • Program Evaluation
  • Interpersonal Violence


  • Ph.D., Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Marshall University

Courses Taught (selected):

  • Undergraduate courses
    • Crime Analysis
    • Contemporary Police Issues
    • Writing in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate courses
    • Research Methods
    • Police Seminar
Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8326

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
352E Anne Belk Hall


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