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Michelle Rippy Faculty Profile

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Michelle  Rippy

Assistant Professor

Department of Criminal Justice Administration

Academic Advisor to last names starting with I-P in Fall 2018.

Please contact me to schedule an appointment to ensure we have enough time to complete your academic and/or career review.  You can contact me via email to schedule an appointment or view/schedule available appointments.

My professional focus is in the fields of forensic science, medicolegal death investigation and law enforcement.  I enjoy engaging students in research and look forward to many more research projects in the future.

  • B.S., Special Major Forensic Science - California State University - East Bay
  • M.F.S., Masters of Forensic Science - National University
Fall Semester 2018
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
CRJ 34001ADV Criminal InvestigationsMW9:00AM9:50AMAE-0360Hayward Campus View Books
CRJ 38001Forensic ScienceMW10:00AM10:50AMAE-0360Hayward Campus View Books
CRJ 38002Forensic ScienceMW12:00PM12:50PMAE-0293Hayward Campus View Books

  • Rippy, M., Munoz, M. (2018, July).  Integration of engaging social justice assignments into online
            Ubiquitous Learning (In review).
  • Rippy, M. (2017, July).  Patronizing and prostitution.  Encyclopedia of Women and Crime.   

  • Rippy, M. (2018, May). Evidence Collection and Identification of Decedents in a Large Commercial
         Airplane Crash
    .  Presentation at the California Association of Criminalists Annual
         Conference, Concord, CA. 
  • Rippy, M. (2018, May).  Time of Death and Current Research.  Presentation at the California
         Association of Criminalists Annual Conference, Concord, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2018, April).  Killing Time: Use of Tympanic Thermometers in Medicolegal Investigations
         Poster presentation at the Faculty Research Symposium at CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2018, April).  Improving Student Success and Increasing Understanding with Volunteerism. 
        
    Presentation at the CSU Symposium + Polyteach Productive Disruption Conference at CSU Pomona,
         Pomona, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, October).  High Impact Practices in the Classroom – Community Engagement
         Presentation to Faculty working towards HIP certification at CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, September).  Quality Matters Coursework and Certification.  Presentation to faculty
         at Back to the Bay at CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, September).  Community Engagement in Coursework.  Presentation to faculty at
         Back to the Bay at CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, July).  Major Case Study and Media Management.  Presentation for the International
         Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Komorosky, D., Rippy, M. (2016, February).  The Use of Forensic Science in Wildlife Crime
        
      Presentation for the Western Society of Criminology, Vancouver, BC.
  • Rippy, M. (2013, February).  Disaster Situations and Medicolegal Death Investigations.  Presentation
         at the San Francisco International Airport, Millbrae, CA.
  • Taylor, M., Rippy, M. (2007-2008).  Hotel and Motel Interdiction and Undercover Operations
         Presentation for the California Narcotics Officers Association, Various locations in CA.
  • Taylor, M., Rippy, M. (2007, November).  Hotel and Motel Interdiction and Undercover Operations
         Presentation for the Annual California Narcotics Officers Association Conference, Reno, NV.

  • Rippy, M. (2017, November).  Faculty Support Grant for Time of Death Research.  Awarded $5000.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, July). Digging up Data for the Medical Examiners and Coroner’s Office – Department of Justice Grant for $721.083.50.  Not awarded.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, July).  Online and Hybrid Course Quality Transformation Grant.  Awarded $2500 – in progress for CRJA 3400 – Advanced Criminal Investigation.
  • Rippy, M. (2017, February).  Online and Hybrid Course Quality Transformation Grant.  Awarded $4500 – completed for CRJA 3300 – Crime Prevention and Control.
  • Rippy, M. (2016, October).  Online and Hybrid Course Quality Transformation Grant.  Awarded $4500 – completed for CRJA 2200 – Basic Criminal Investigation.

  • Graduation Initiative 2025/Success and Retention Committee - 2018 to current
  • CSU Student Success Analytics Certificate Program - 2017 to current
  • Academic Senator, CSUEB CLASS Representative - 2017 to current
  • Board Member of the California State University East Bay Alumni Association - 2017 to current
  • Campus Sustainability Committee - 2016 to current
  • Board Member of the International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners Association - 2016 to current
  • Faculty in Residence - Faculty Learning Community for Social Justice Overlays - 2017 to 2018
  • Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee for Sustainability - 2016 to 2017
  • Faculty Learning Community - Student Success - 2016 to 2017

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