Ruth E. Masters
Office: Science II, Area C, Room 154
Phone: (559) 278-5712
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Dr. Masters has been teaching criminal justice counseling courses at California State University, Fresno since 1970. In addition, she has had hands-on, practical counseling experience in both adult and juvenile criminal justice systems. She has worked as a parole agent for the California Department of Corrections and the California Youth Authority. Her research can be described as a unique blending of theoretical and practical, which includes work in both corrections and law enforcement. Her textbook, Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders (1994), is published by Sage Publications.
Dr. Masters is a member of American Society of Criminology; Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences; Western Society of Criminology; Women's Criminal Justice Association; California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association; and California State Juvenile Officers' Association. She received her master's degree in criminology from California State University, Fresno; and her bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.
- Crim 100 Criminology
- Crim 134 Criminal Justice Counseling
- Crim 139 Criminal Justice Counseling Skills Practicum
- Crim 141 Alcohol, Drugs and Criminality