Criminal Justice

Pray, Scott

Faculty & Staff

Scott Pray headshot

Scott Pray

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
105 Cambridge Hall
Phone Number
(740) 826-8345
Research Interests
Policing/Law Enforcement

Gun Control

Criminal Justice Education
Sam Houston State University Phd
Western Illinois University MA
Western Illinois University BS

Dr. Scott Pray is the founding director of the Criminal Justice program.  He began his teaching career at Muskingum College (now University) in 2004.  In his time at Muskingum, Dr. Pray has taught a variety of courses including:  Introduction to Criminal Justice, American Law Enforcement, Senior Seminar, Community Corrections, Criminology, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Law, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Organized Crime and Research Methods.  In additions to the above named courses, Dr. Pray has taught a number of Topics in Criminal Justice courses and has supervised numerous internships.  

Dr. Pray's research interests are in the areas of policing/law enforcement, gun control and criminal justice education.  He has collaborated with students for presentations of papers at national and regional conferences 

Back to top