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Mario Davila

Dr. Mario Davila

Dr. Mario Davila
Associate Professor
Criminal Justice




Dr. Davila was born in McAllen, Texas, and was raised in the Rio Grande Valley. He was previously employed by the National Institute for Victim Studies and the Crime Victims Institute.


Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice, August 2005.
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, October 2002.
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, August 1999.
University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX

CV/VITAE: Davila Vitae

Classes Taught:

Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRIJ 1301)
Fundamentals of Criminal Law (CRIJ 1310)
Police Systems and Practices (CRIJ 2328)
Crime in America (CRIJ 1307)
Special Topics: White Collar Crime (CRIJ 4362)
Special Topics: Organized Crime (CRIJ 4362)
Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice Policy Issue (CRIJ 4370)
Practicum-Field Experience (CRIJ 4301)
External Learning Experience (CJSA 2388)
Juvenile Justice System (CRIJ 1313)
Criminal Justice System (CRIJ 6301)
Nature of Crime (CRIJ 3303)

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

White Collar Crime
Organized Crime

Previous Experience:

Teaching Assistant – 2005- Sam Houston State University


Office: MO 1.128

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