James Lyons, II

  • Interim DeanSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Department ChairDepartment of Criminal Justice

Contact Info:

  • jelyons@st-aug.edu
  • 919.516.4373
  • Boyer Building Room 103D

Educational Background

B.S. – Criminal Justice
North Carolina Central University

M.S. – Criminal Justice, Urban Studies
Michigan State University

Ph.D. – Philosophy (enrolled)
Nova Southeastern University

Area(s) of Research

Police and Community Relations; Juvenile Justice Policy

SAU Organizations

  • Advisor to Alpha Phi Sigma
  • National Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • Former Chair of Academic Policy Committee
  • Catalog Committee, Enrollment Management Committee

Community Involvement

Boys to Men Male mentoring program (Millbrook High School)

Guide Right of Rocky Mount, NC

Awards & Honors

School of Social Science Teacher of the Year Award (2012)

Favorite Quote

Quality is never an accident, it is always the result of intelligent effort -John Ruskin