Dr. Michael Suttmoeller


Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Criminal Justice, 2014, Michigan State University
  • MS, Criminal Justice, 2008, Southeast Missouri State University
  • BS, Fisheries and Wildlife, 1997, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • CRM 400 Conservation Law Enforcement
  • CRM 440 Foundations of Homeland Security and Defense
  • CRM 441 Fundamentals of Terrorism
  • CRM 715 Leadership and Management in Criminal Justice
  • CRM 740 Foundations of Homeland Defense and Security
  • CRM 745 Topics in Homeland Defense and Security

Research and professional interests

Dr. Suttmoeller’s research and professional interests involve terrorism and extremism generally and extremists groups and organizational responses to extremism and terrorism specifically. Additionally, he is interested in researching conservation law enforcement officers and their roles in the larger law enforcement community. Dr. Suttmoeller currently coordinates the Homeland Security and Defense Graduate Certificate and he has a decade’s worth of professional experience as a conservation agent in Missouri.