Lisa Quibodeaux, Ph.D.

Lisa Quibodeaux, Ph.D.

  • Ph.D., Human Services/Criminal Justice
  • M.S., Criminal Justice
  • B.S., Criminal Justice

Dr. Quibodeaux currently teaches criminal justice courses at a local community college, as well as undergraduate and graduate level courses for online universities.   She has served on thesis and dissertation committees, both as mentor and content expert, and has reviewed comprehensive exams for criminal justice students at online universities as well.

She is currently an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice at Sowela Technical Community College, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She began her teaching career in 1996 at the local college, McNeese State University.   She created the associate degree criminal justice program at the community college in 1999.  She is currently creating an additional concentration in Death Investigation at the community college.  She serves on Southern Association of Colleges & Schools committees, Louisiana state articulation committees, and is chair of the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee and the Sowela Technical Community College Curriculum Committee.

She is very involved with local law enforcement efforts, especially training and education. She offers her volunteer services to many local law enforcement agencies to assist with training efforts, as well as represent the community on the local police department’s employee review board.

Her research interests include education of law enforcement, community policing, training of law enforcement, and critical incident stress debriefing/management initiatives for law enforcement and other first responders.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, STCC (1999-present)
  • Adjunct Instructor; St. Leo University; (2010-present)
  • Adjunct Instructor/Dissertation Committee Mentor and Member; Capella University (2009-2011)
  • Adjunct Instructor/Comprehensive Reviewer; Kaplan University (2001-2010)
  • Visiting lecturer; McNeese State University (1996-1998)

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Ph.D., Human Services/Criminal Justice, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN (2001)
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (1996)
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA (1993)
  • Certificate of Thanatology from Association for Death Education & Counseling