Tristin Kilgallon

Tristin Kilgallon
Associate Professor in Criminal Justice
Biggs 204
525 S Main St, Ada, OH, 45810
Employee degree:

BA, Kutztown University

MS, Troy University

MS, Saint Joseph's University

JD, Ohio Northern University

LLM, Ohio Northern University



  • Xhemajli, H., Halili, X. & Kilgallon, T.M. (2020). Judicial Independence in Kosovo: A Critical Analysis of Select Provisions of the Law on Courts. Academicus International Scientific Journal. 20(2):127-139.
  • Durkin, K.F., Kilgallon, T.M., & Melton, W.A. (2019). The Perfect Storm: The Prevalence of Co-Occurring Mental Disorders in a Sample of Heroin Users Participating in a Rural Family Drug Court. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences. 14(2):208-221.
  • Halili, X., Kilgallon, T.M., & Xhemajli, H. (2016). Kosovo: Prison Structure, Prisoners’ Rights, and the Treatment of Prisoners. Criminal Justice Praxis Journal of the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education. 8(1): 1-9.

Classes Taught:

  • Criminal Justice Systems: The Police
  • Criminal Justice Systems: The Courts
  • Serial Killers
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program II

Research Interests:

  • Serial killers and the murderabilia industry
  • Criminal justice reform in developing countries
  • The impact of the opioid crisis on rural communities