Valerie Bell  PhD

Professor of Criminal Justice


BS, Boise State University, 2003
MA, Boise State University, 2005
PhD, University of Cincinnati, 2012

Dr. Bell received her PhD in criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati. She teaches Introduction to Criminal Justice, Research Methods, Senior Seminar, and numerous elective courses including courses focusing on the use of force in law enforcement. Her research interests include interpersonal violence and mental health in corrections.