College of Arts & Sciences Political Science

Steve H. Feimer

Steve Feimer
Associate Professor
Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 119
Phone: 605-677-6468
Steve Feimer completed his Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University South Dakota in 1970 and his doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1986. Prior to joining USD's faculty, Dr. Feimer worked in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff, police officer, police trainer, and police administrator. After a 12 year career in law enforcement Dr. Feimer served as the executive director of the Tax Research Conference in Sioux City, Iowa before coming to USD in 1986.
Teaching Interests:
Teaching interests, White Collar Crime, Criminal Profiling, Environmental Law, Policing in America, International Policing, and Research Methods
Research Interests:
Sex offender management, police administration, remote sensing using GPR, cold case investigations.
  • Doctorate of Public Administration, Public Administration, University of Oklahoma,
  • Master of Public Administration, Public Administration, University of Michigan/University of South Dakota, 1982
  • BS, Criminal Justice/Education, University of South Dakota, 1971