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Dr. Bonnie Grohe

Associate Professor
 Director of Faculty Development & Online Education

Phone: (910) 672-1193
Office:  Taylor Social Science, #201A

Educational Background

Ph.D., Urban and Public Administration
University of Texas at Arlington

Areas in Expertise

  • Crime Prevention
  • Fear of Crime
  • Corrections/Community Corrections
  • Online and Hybrid Education Pedagogy and Delivery

Bonnie Grohe

Dr. Bonnie Grohe is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2006. Her research interests include: innovative methods that enhance teaching and learning, professional and organizational development, online and hybrid education, crime prevention, defensible space, perceptions of crime, and fear of crime.

Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Grohe worked as an adult Community Supervision and Corrections Officer, supervising various felony and misdemeanor caseloads and offenders, including: mentally ill, sex, gang, and substance abusing.

She has been published in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Risk Management, and the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching.

Dr. Grohe also serves as the Director of Faculty Development and Online Education for the university. In this role she has led the development and delivery of online and hybrid instructor certification training programs, online student orientation programs, online and hybrid course quality assurance processes, online exam integrity processes and ensured evidence based, high quality professional development opportunities have been available for FSU faculty.

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