Dragana Derlic

Dragana Derlic, PhD, MS, BS
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice and Criminology
FOB 28
(270) 852-3219
dragana.derlic@kwc.edu

 

 


Dr. Derlic is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Dr. Derlic’s primary research and teaching interests include corrections, offender rehabilitation, and program evaluation. Her research focuses on the use of alternative methods such as the practice of yoga, mindfulness, and meditation to assist in the rehabilitation of individuals who are incarcerated. You can find her work in the Journal of Correctional Health Care and Journal of Applied Juvenile Justice Service. In 2022, Dr. Derlic received the Faculty Scholarship and Creative Activity Award from Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Dr. Derlic teaches a variety of classes including Criminology, Global Perspectives on Crime and Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, and Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice with emphasis on Offender Rehabilitation and Women, Gender, and Crime. Dr. Derlic has written several teaching pieces which can be found in The Official Newsletter of The Division on Corrections and Sentencing and The Official Newsletter of The Division of International Criminology. In 2021, Dr. Derlic won the Distinguished Instruction by a Teaching Assistant award from The University of Texas at Dallas.