Dr. Jacquelyn Sandifer receives promotion

Aug. 15, 2011
For Immediate Release

By Ariana Johnson, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Jacquelyn Sandifer, associate professor of criminal justice at Campbellsville University has been promoted to professor of criminal justice, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

 Dr. Jacquelyn Sandifer

 Dr. Jacquelyn Sandifer


She has served at Campbellsville University since 2000. She received tenure in 2006.

Sandifer received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Religion from Methodist College in Fayetteville, N.C. in 1986. She received her Master of Arts in Sociology from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. in 1992. Her doctorate is in sociology with specializations in criminology and family from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. in 2003.

Before working at Campbellsville University, Sandifer was a graduate teaching assistant in sociology at the University of Tennessee. She has also served as an instructor at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. She has also served as adjunct faculty for Lee University, Chattanooga State Community College and Jefferson Community College in Fort Drum, N.Y.

Prior to teaching, Sandifer was employed six years for the Department of Defense as a family specialist working at Fort Monmouth, N.J. and Fort Drum N.Y.

She is a member of the American Society of Criminology, American Sociological Association, Christian Sociological Society, Association of Christians Teaching Sociology, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, The Southern Sociology Association, The Society for the Study of Social Problems and Society for Women in Society.

She is married to the Rev. David H. Sandifer, coordinator of CU’s Center for Bivocational Christian Ministry, and they have three adult children.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.

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