Cassandra Post is an instructor of criminal justice at Wayne State College. She is a member of the Academic Policy Committee, Library Committee, and WSC Task Force Career Development in Behavioral Health.
Prior to coming to Wayne State College, Post worked for the Thurston County Attorney, caseworker in general population at the Omaha Correctional Center, case manager in segregation and protective custody at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, and Restrictive Housing Program Manager for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. During her employment, Post served as a Victims’ Services Representative, certified Crisis Intervention/Conflict Resolution Instructor, and assisted with the inmate dog program at the Omaha Correctional Center. She also was a teaching assistant in the graduate program at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
Post is a member of the International Association for Identification and several honor societies including Alpha Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Psi Chi, Pi Gamma Mu, and Alpha Lambda Delta.
M.F.S, Master Forensic Science, 2012 – Nebraska Wesleyan University
B.S. Criminal Justice, 2008 – Wayne State College
Post’s teaching interests include police and modern society, correctional institutions, forensic crime scene investigation, criminal investigation, violent crime and victimology, and drugs, alcohol and crime. Her research interests include criminology, issues in correctional institutions, and violent crime.