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Ashley Fundack

Assistant Professor

Criminology/Sociology Department Knott Science Center (KNO) 328I 410-532-5746

Programs I teach...

School of Arts, Sciences and Business


  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology/Sociology from Saint Francis University (Graduated top in her class and earned the honor Sociology Student of the Year in 2009)
  • Masters in Criminal Justice with a Specialization in Courts in Law from University of Baltimore (Founding member of the UB Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma)
  • Second Masters in Administration of Justice with a minor in Global/Homeland Security from University of Phoenix

Professor Fundack is currently working on her PhD in Criminal Justice from Walden University, where she has been named to the Presidents List for outstanding academic achievement. Her dissertation will focus on the Maryland State Sex Offender Registry and its impact on crime in the state of Maryland.

Research Interests

Professor Fundack travels and presents at conferences yearly on her main specialty Sex Offenders and presents on Teaching and Learning Panels. One of her papers placed in the Top 10 of an International Criminal Justice Competition.


She has published an article in the Sexual Assault Report on the Theoretical Examination of Sexual Homicides. She has a new publication on Gender, Stigma and Social Control forthcoming in the Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. 

Professor Fundack is currently writing a textbook on Sexual Offenders.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Alpha Kappa Delta National Sociology Honor Society
  • Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Division of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship through ACJS
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Life Course Criminology Section
  • American Association of University Professors
  • Baltimore Chapter of Infragard
  • Maryland Crime Prevention Association
  • Northeast Association of Criminal Justice
  • Maryland Victim Service Providers Network
  • Assistant Editor for the Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland Newsletter

Community Organizations

Professor Fundack is very involved with community organizations such as the Baltimore Child Abuse Center and is a big advocate in the areas of child abuse and human trafficking. She is on the board for the E. Diane Champe Institute which provides services to victims of trauma and serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Child Abuse Center.

Professor Fundack is a graduate of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland and attends trainings on various topics within the field of Criminal Justice. 

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