“Education is the key to a successful life for anyone who endeavors to pursue it. I am a life-long learner myself and my hope is to instill that love of learning in my students.”

"As a criminal justice professional, I am uniquely situated to provide my students with real world experiences in an ever changing field."

Jodine L. Deppisch, B.A.

Courses Taught

  • CRLS 4130 Women, Crime, & Criminal Justice
  • CRLS 4640 Family Violence & Public Intervention
  • CRLS 4931 Topics in Criminology and Law: Criminal Behavior


  • Law Enforcement Academy, Fox Valley Technical College, Graduate
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, Associate of Arts, Police Science
  • Marquette University, B.A. Criminology and Law Studies

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor, Marquette University College of Professional Studies
  • Warden, Fox Lake Correctional Institution, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
  • Warden, Taycheedah Correctional Institution, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
  • Deputy Warden, Waupun Correctional Institution, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
  • Unit Manager, Health and Segregation Complex, Waupun Correctional Field Supervisor
  • Probation and Parole Agent and Supervisor


  • Graduate and Mentor, Department of Corrections Leadership Development
  • School Board Member, Green Lake School District
  • Technical College Board Trustee, Moraine Park Technical College
  • Past President, West Central Wardens and Superintendents Association
  • Past Chair, Department of Corrections Education Management Council
  • Board Member, ARC House, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • Co-Chair, Department of Corrections Limited English Proficiency Committee
  • Member, Lt. Governor's Task Force on Women and Depression

Research and Publications

  • Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Agents, Research and co-author, 1996.
  • Women and Depression, Research and contributing author, 2005,
    Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton Task Force on Women and Depression.

Presentations/Guest Lectures

  • National Conference on Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System, "Mental Health Issues: Treating Incarcerated Women", Baltimore, Maryland.
  • National Conference on Prisoner Re-entry, "Women Offenders: Re-entry Initiative", Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Sam Houston State University, "Female Offenders: Re-Entry Initiative."
  • ARC House Graduation, Keynote Speaker, Madison, Wisconsin, "Transformation of Women: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Recovery."
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, presentation on correctional history, women and family violence issues.


Contact College of Professional Studies

Email the college

Marquette University College of Professional Studies
707 Building, Room 403
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3153 or (800) 793-6450, extension 2
FAX: (414) 288-3298