Dr. Waldo’s experience covers a wide range of activities related to academic criminology and the criminal justice system. This includes almost 50 years of University teaching, administration, and research, in addition to three years of practical experience working in the juvenile and criminal justice field before graduate school. He has taught a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses on capital punishment. He has been a major professor for more than 50 graduate students working on their degrees.
He has written more than 200 articles, books, professional papers, and grant reports, and received 50 contracts or grants totaling more than $15 million. He has conducted numerous research projects concerned with many factors related to crime, juvenile justice, and the criminal justice system. He has served on the editorial boards of several journals and is frequently called upon as a consultant and expert witness on criminal justice issues.
Dr. Waldo’s administrative experience includes serving as Dean of the School of Criminology at Florida State University (FSU), Director of the Criminology Program at FSU, Director of the Graduate Program in Criminology at FSU, Director of the FSU Southeastern Correctional and Criminological Research Center, and Program Manager of the FSU Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program. He has served on or chaired several state and national task forces in the criminal justice area.
2007. “Hit ‘Em Where it Hurts: Monetary and Nontraditional Punitive Sanctions” International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice.
2006. “National Collaboration on No Child Left Behind in Juvenile Justice Education” Corrections Today.
2003. “Tinkering with the Machinery of Death: Failure of a Social Experiment” Punishment and Social Control, Enlarged Second Edition.
2002. “Integrating Research, Policy and Practice in Juvenile Justice Education” Evaluation Review.