Amy DeVincent

Title: Instructor, Criminal Justice
Department: Social Sciences
Office Phone: 985-448-4883
Office Location: 245-C Peltier Hall


MAPC – Nicholls State University
B.S. – Nicholls State University


CRJU 290: Principles of Policing
CRJU 291: Principles of Criminal Justice
CRJU 311: Women in Law Enforcement
CRJU 311: PTSD in Law Enforcement
CRJU 311: Criminal Psychology
CRJU 311: Customs and Border Security
CRJU 313: Topics in Criminal Justice
CRJU 403: Maritime Enforcement and Security
CRJU 470: Law and Society
CRJU 481: Diversity Seminar


Amy DeVincent is a twice graduate of Nicholls State University with a B.S. in General Studies and a Master’s Degree in Psychological Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and established a private counseling practice in Thibodaux in January of 2020. She is also a P.O.S.T. Certified law enforcement officer and has worked with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office since August of 2013. In the Fall of 2019, she joined the Nicholls Criminal Justice Department as an Adjunct. She happily accepted a full-time position as an Instructor in the Criminal Justice Department of Nicholls in Fall of 2022.
She is the mother of three amazing children, two beautiful German Shepherds, and one very sassy house cat. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking for and spending time with her family. She also loves traveling, cooking, and hiking with her soul mate.