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Joanne Ziembo-Vogl

Professor Bailey

Associate Professor

B.A., Saginaw Valley State University

M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Office: 247-C DeVos

Phone: 616-331-7134


Office Hours


Criminology; Victimology; Community Policing


Dr. Ziembo-Vogl did her undergraduate work at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan.  She received a B.A. in Criminal Justice with majors in sociology and criminal justice. She received a M.S. degree in Police Administration from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan and her Ph.D. in Multi-Disciplinary Social Science with concentrations in sociology, criminal justice, and journalism, also from Michigan State University. Dr. Ziembo-Vogl holds the distinction of being a Fulbright Scholar and was a visiting professor at the College of Police and Security Studies in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Professor Ziembo-Vogl’s research and writing have focused on community policing and criminology.  Dr. Ziembo-Vogl’s teaching at GVSU includes criminology, community policing, victimology, crimes against women, introduction to criminal justice, and media-related courses. Her current areas of research interest include global forms of community policing and officer involved domestic violence.