BiographyAssociate Dean and Professor of Criminal Justice
School of Applied Studies
Benton Hall 306 - D
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Dr. Bayens’s latest publications include:
Birzer, M., Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2013). Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC.
Bayens, G. and Smykla, J. (2012). Probation, Parole and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing.
Bayens, G. & Roberson, C. (2011). Research Methods in Criminal Justice: Theory and Practice(2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: Taylor and Francis LLC.
Dr. Bayens worked in the criminal justice field for 22 years as a police officer, correctional officer, and corrections administrator. He is a former Special Agent of the K.B.I. and Director of Juvenile Corrections and Intensive Supervised Probation. Dr. Bayens served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1974-1978.