Toni Brown is the Administrative Specialist for the Department of Criminal Justice.  Her role is to provide assistance and support to faculty, staff and adjunct professors. Mrs. Brown is a graduate of UALR with a BA in Psychology.  She is active in community activities including the Big Brother/Big Sister program and other youth-oriented programs.  She has been with the Department of Criminal Justice since 1992. Mrs. Brown can be reached at (501) 569-3195 or

Karen Wisdom is our Coordinator of Academic Advising and Recruitment and Retention with over ten years in the advising field at UALR. Preceding her move to the Criminal Justice Department, she held the position of Transfer Liaison at Pulaski Technical College offering students support and advising for a seamless transition to UALR. She is excited to be with the Criminal Justice Department advising and recruiting students toward a successful graduation. Ms. Wisdom is also an alumna of UA Little Rock, graduating with a BA in Psychology and MA in Higher Education. Mrs. Wisdom can be reached at (501) 683-7508 or