Faculty Research

Overview

The Department of Criminal Justice conducts quality research and pursues local, state and federal funding to advance knowledge in the discipline. By actively developing meaningful partnerships, the department provides exemplary service to the university and broader professional and academic community.

Research Interests

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  • Police Use of Force
  • Adjudication
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mentally Ill Inmates
  • Corrections
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  • Violence Against Women
  • Multidisciplinary responses to victims
  • Victim help-seeking trajectories
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  • Perceptions of Correctional Populations
  • Public Opinion of Criminal Justice Policy
  • Life-Course Criminology
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  • Problem Behavior Syndrome
  • Public Health Issues in Juvenile Corrections
  • Disproportional Minority Contact in Juvenile justice System
  • Juvenile Justice
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  • Cyberstalking
  • Intimate partner cyber abuse
  • Reporting/help-seeking behaviors of victims
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  • Police-Community Relations
  • Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy
  • Race and Policing
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  • Statistics
  • Policy
  • Sex Offenders
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Suicide and Violent Crime
  • Police Use of Force
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  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Family Violence
  • Violence Against Women
  • Campus Violence against Women Prevention
  • Dating Violence
  • Physical and Mental Health Consequences of Violent Victimization
  • Campus Violence
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  • Correctional Practices Including Supervision and Treatment of Offenders
  • Community Corrections
  • Jails and Prisons
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  • Program Evaluation
  • Police Organizations
  • Police Executives
  • Organizational Planning
  • Violent Crime
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  • Institutional corrections
  • Reentry and reintegration
  • Subcultures
  • Research methodologies
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  • Environmental Criminology
  • Policing
  • Crime Analysis
  • Crime Prevention
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Crime Science
  • Wildlife Crime
  • Qualitative Methods
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  • Police Culture
  • Police Use of Force
  • Criminal Justice Theory
  • Attitudes of Criminal Justice Practitioners
  • Systematic Social Observation (SSO) Methods
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  • Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Court Processing
  • Treatment of Disadvantaged Groups in the Juvenile Justice System
  • Causes and Correlates of Delinquent Behavior
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  • Justice System Decision Making
  • Substances/Mental Health/Harm Reduction
  • Justice System Evaluation
  • Discipline Impacts on Justice Systems Research and Education
  • Correctional Health
  • Social Realities and Justice Systems
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  • Juvenile Justice
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Delinquency Prevention
  • Personality and Offending
  • Person-Context Nexus in Offending
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  • Crime Theory
  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Religion and Crime
  • Minorities and the Criminal Justice System
  • Intimate Partner Homicide
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Victimology
  • Domestic Violence
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  • Media
  • Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Copycat Crimes
  • Evaluation
  • CCTV and Public Surveillance
  • Survey Research
  • Crime Prevention
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  • Corrections
  • Program Implementation and Evaluation
  • Organizational Change
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Survey Research
  • Qualitative Methods
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  • Environmental Criminology
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Crime Mapping
  • Crime Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Policing and Technology
  • Criminological Theory
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  • Police Training
  • Volunteer Policing
  • International Comparative Policing
  • Police Administration and Management
  • Reserve and Auxiliary Policing
  • Police and Society
  • Police Use of Force
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