Kim Schnurbush
Criminal Justice Professor


Kim Schnurbush is an assistant professor in the Division of Criminal Justice at Sacramento State, whose research surrounds death penalty and wrongful conviction issues. She also teaches in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice online degree completion program, coordinated by the College of Continuing Education.

Dr. Schnurbush is a first-generation college student and received her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire, her master’s degree in criminal justice from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts and her Ph.D. in criminal justice from Sam Houston State University in Texas.  She has 14 years of experience in the criminal justice field in both law enforcement and corrections.  She has been teaching at the university level for seven years.