Contact Information

Mary Ann Hobar
Assistant Chair / Associate Professor
Forensic Science CSI Department
Campus Address:
176 Bogel Hall
Areas of Expertise:
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Law, Introductory
  • Drugs and Crime
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Hobar has more than 25 years in law enforcement and can talk about the impact of drugs and substance abuse on the criminal justice system. She’s knowledgeable on the basics of U.S. criminal law, how the system developed, major offense categories, and major social, cultural and economic consequences related to the U.S. system of law. Hobar, who received New York State Police Juvenile Officer certification during her law enforcement tenure, can examine philosophies of juvenile control, juvenile crime trends in the U.S., causes for juvenile crime, and other issues, such as gangs. She can also speak on the criminal investigation process from the crime scene through trial. Her additional training has included certification as a police training and physical fitness instructor and in the areas of the investigation of sexually abused and exploited children and crime scene evidence. Click here for full Bio...

Other Department Affiliations:
  • Criminal Justice: Associate Professor