Gerald  Bayens Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Gerald Bayens

Professor, Associate Dean
Washburn University

Dr. Bayens is Associate Dean of the School of Applied Studies at Washburn University in Topeka, KS. He served as Chair of the Criminal Justice and Legal Studies for 10 years. Dr. Bayens is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is the recipient of the Roy A. Myers Research Award, was recognized as a Washburn Fellow in 1993, and served as President and past-president of the Kansas Correctional Association.


Associate Dean and Professor of Criminal Justice
School of Applied Studies
Washburn University
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.


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