Dr. Donna S. Kochis

Dr. Donna S. Kochis, Criminal Justice Department Chair, Delaware Valley University
Department Chair, Professor

Dr. Donna S. Kochis has taught at Delaware Valley University for more than 20 years. Before joining the DelVal faculty, she taught at The College of New Jersey, West Chester University, Temple University and Rowan University.

Dr. Kochis has received many research grants and has published and presented widely. Her research interests and areas of expertise include juvenile correctional treatment/institutionalization, drug treatment in jail for male and female inmates, and program evaluations of juvenile facilities. She received a Police Accreditation Grant through PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency to work on research with Dr. John Kimmel from The College of New Jersey.


  • Criminal Justice


  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Rutgers University