Our Faculty

Investigations is an evolving field, and the University of New Haven’s faculty are recognized experts. Our online master’s degree in investigations is taught by faculty who are scholars and practitioners. They have practical, real-world experience as well as research to back up what they know. Meet a few of them.

Jibey Asthappan, Ph.D.

Dr. Asthappan provides undergraduate and graduate-level education to students interested in pursuing careers within the Department of Defense and other government agencies. As a former explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician, he brings his real-world counterterrorism experience into the classroom. His expertise in policy analysis and program evaluation has produced scholarly literature on the effectiveness of counterterrorism policy. His unique skills also includes network security and digital forensic investigations, which he teaches from a hands-on perspective.

Bill Norton, Ph.D.

Dr. Norton was a police officer in Louisiana and a practicing attorney. His research interests focus on policy and program evaluation research to identify best practices in the investigations field. He has conducted studies to evaluate the impact of correctional treatment programs, police practices and legal reforms.

David Schroeder, Ph.D.

Dr. Schroeder’s research interests include homicide investigation, the utility of forensic evidence (most notably DNA), aberrant/episodic homicide, defense investigation, and tolerance issues in law enforcement.

Learn side by side with these reputable faculty members. Click here to start your application.

If you would like to speak with a faculty member, contact us and we will help coordinate a call or meeting.

Other Online Programs at UNH

We also offer an Online Masters in Criminal Justice and an Online Masters in Emergency Management

Active Connecticut police officers and firefighters may qualify for a 50% discount on tuition. Click here to learn more >