Richard Hartley, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Richard Hartley, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Decision-making practices for criminal court outcomes
  • Correlates of prosecutorial and judicial decision making
  • Race/ethnicity and criminal justice
  • Process and outcome evaluations


  • Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Minot State University
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Minot State University

Honors and Awards


Grants, Patents and Clinical Trials