Professor Robert Faux

  • Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies
  • J.D., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Nancy, France
  • B.A., Princeton University

Office: Stevenson Hall 2084
Phone: (707) 664-2934
Email: faux@sonoma.edu

Areas of Expertise:

Criminal Justice, Mental Health, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law.

Academic Interests:

I have precticed law as a Federal Education Attorney in Washington., D.C. and as a civil litigator and Public Defender in Sonoma County, the latter for over 20 years. I have taught previoiusly at SSU a course on Mental Health and the Law and most recently I was a Lecturer in Administration of Justice at the University of Hawaii-Maui College.
My partiuclar interests are in Criminal and Constitutional Law, particularly as to procedure and defendants' rights, Political Science, History and International Relations. I had published two in-house manuals for the Sonoma County Public Defenders Office on mental health issues and alternative treatment programs. 

Courses Offered

  • CCJS 405, Rights of the Accused
  • CCJS 489, Civil Liberties & Constitution