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Matilda Foster

Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: 706-867-2579

Office: Hansford Hall, 329, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: Trust and confidence in the police, police use of force


Undergraduate Courses

  • CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 2004 Criminology
  • CRJU 3001 Victims Issues in the Criminal Justice System
  • CRJU 3002 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 4350 Family Violence
  • CRJU 4440 Criminal Justice Administration
  • POLS 1101 American Government

Graduate Courses

  • CRJU 7005 Global Crime and Justice
  • CRJU 7002 Research Methodology in CJ
  • CRJU 6440 Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRJU 7112 Police and Society
  • CRJU 7010 Criminal Justice Policy


  • A.B.D, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
  • M.P.A., Public Administration, North Georgia College & State University, 2007
  • B. S., Criminal Justice, North Georgia College & State University, 2006

Research/Special Interests

  • Media influence on public perceptions of the police
  • Trust and confidence in the police
  • Police use of force

Work Experience

University of North Georgia (2015- present)
Assistant Professor
Limited Term Faculty-Criminal Justice
Adjunct Instructor-Criminal Justice/ Political Science: 82 College Circle Dahlonega, Ga. 30597

Young Harris College (2010- 2016)
Adjunct Instructor-Political Science: P.O. Box 242 Young Harris, Ga. 30582

Dalton State College(2009- 2010)                                                                                                
Part-time Instructor-Political Science: 650 College Drive Dalton, Ga. 30720

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