Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
J.D., Campbell University
Kathryn Carroll is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Program within the Education and Social Sciences Division at North Carolina Wesleyan College. An active member of the North Carolina State Bar, Professor Carroll's work experience as a former Assistant State Prosecutor, Assistant County Attorney, and private practice attorney brings a unique combination of experience to the classroom. She has not only worked with law enforcement in the courtroom prosecuting criminal cases on behalf of the State of North Carolina, but Professor Carroll has also represented various law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities in civil matters in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Professor Carroll represented the interests of children and adults in cases of abuse, neglect and dependency.
Professor Carroll teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, American courts, corrections law, juvenile law and constitutional law. She continues to interact with professionals involved in the court system by making presentations at various training events in the region.
Professor Carroll earned her B.A. with highest honors from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Juris Doctor from The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. She is a native of eastern North Carolina.