Dr. Lisa Long

Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor

Year Started at GU: 2020
Email: [email protected]
Areas of Responsibility:

Criminal Justice

About Lisa Long

In addition to her adjunct instructing for Greenville University, Lisa serves as a criminal justice professor at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. She earned her PhD in criminal justice with a concentration in behavioral science from Nova Southeastern University. Her master’s degree is in justice administration from Methodist University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in sociology and print journalism from the University of Kentucky. GO CATS!!!

Lisa worked as a criminal intelligence analyst for the Fayetteville (North Carolina) Police Department. While there, she specialized in cases involving sex trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assaults, missing persons, and runaways. She was instrumental in the formation of their crime information center, a real-time crime center providing live closed-circuit camera feeds and intelligence data to police officers in the field. 

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys working out and running. A certified group fitness instructor, she teaches indoor cycling, HIIT (high-intensity interval training), and aqua fitness. She also listens to all types of music and spends time with family.

Lisa has two sons and two stepsons. Her youngest son attends the University of Kentucky! Her husband Mike is retired from the United States Army.

Lisa mentions that GU's value of community resonates with her. Actively involved in her community, she served as a board member and secretary for the non-profit Greater Fayetteville United. She serves on the board of the Fayetteville Police Athletic League and is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society.


CRJS275 Corrections

CRJS314 Crime and Social Deviance

CRJS361 Policies and Agencies