Dr. Bobbie Ticknor

Criminal Justice

Ph.D (Criminal Justice), University of Cincinnati


Office: (229) 249-4975

Nevins Hall : 1029

Dr. Bobbie Ticknor

Bobbie Ticknor is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Valdosta State University. Dr. Ticknor received her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. She provides training and assistance to various criminal justice agencies and has written and delivered several cognitive-based programs used for either correctional rehabilitation or family guidance and social support. Prior to becoming a criminal justice faculty member, Dr. Ticknor was a professional software developer for nearly fifteen years. Her interest in technology brought her to virtual reality. Dr. Ticknor was the principal researcher on the first pilot to use virtual reality to treat an offender population. She continues to develop various web-based software solutions for a variety of real world problems.  Her other research interests include offender classification and assessment, offender reentry, sex offender policy and practices, and biosocial criminology.