Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement are experienced and skilled professionals from a wide variety of criminal justice settings. In addition, they are dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And perhaps most important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and ever-evolving criminal justice landscape, using current best practices.

Our programs are designed to encourage success and develop lifelong learning patterns. Therefore, interaction between faculty and students is an integral part of the University's process.

A Faculty Mentor is assigned each time you enroll in a course so you have access to an academic specialist in the field.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Ronald Monard, JD

Faculty Mentor, Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Business law and estate planning, criminal justice and homeland security, constitutional arguments regarding privacy and search and seizure, tort liability

Ronald Monard, Esq. is an attorney with a transactional practice in business law and estate planning which serves the Southern California area. Concurrently, he is an instructor at Northcentral University, Webster University, and Ivy Bridge College where he has created and designed the curriculum for many of the business, criminal justice and homeland security courses which he teaches. His academic interests include active-shooter incidents and legal issues pertaining to homeland security such as constitutional arguments regarding privacy and search and seizure. He is also interested in tort liability in negligence and its relation to risk management and terrorism.

Mr. Monard’s professional accomplishments include graduating in 2012 from the FBI’s Citizen Academy, membership in the FBI-sponsored InfraGard program, and active membership in the Orange County Sheriff Department’s Private Sector Terrorism Response Group.

Educational Background

JD Western State University College of Law, California; BA Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine.

Courses Taught
  • LE 86500 - Organizational Leadership Communication
  • LE 86510 - Law Enforcement Code of Ethics
  • LE 86540 - Police Management of Technology
  • LE 86560 - Strategic Organizational Planning
  • LE 86570 - Executive Corrections Management
  • LGL 2110 - Criminal Procedure and the Court System
  • LGL 2225 - Social Psychology
  • LGL 2228 - Homeland Security
  • LGL 2410 - Research Methods in Criminology
  • LGL 2415 - Criminal Law
  • LGL 2420 - Applied Criminology


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