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College Faculty and Students Present Research at 2005 American Society of Criminology Conference

November 14, 2005

Filed Under: Faculty, Research, Students

Many of the College’s faculty and graduate students presented at the 2005 American Society of Criminology Conference in Toronto in November. Scroll for an alphabetical list of the presenters and their research topics.

Bill Bales, Associate Professor

  • The Effectiveness of Drug Treatment Programming: What Works for Florida’s Female Inmates?
  • Life Event Transitions and Self-Selected Turning Points: The Role of Education in the Delinquent Life-Course
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Avoiding the Label of Convicted Felon: A Multi-level Assessment
  • The Consequences of Getting or Avoiding a Criminal Label: A Multi-level Assessment
  • Assessing the Impact of Prison Industries on Post Release Employment and Recidivism for Florida Inmates
  • Florida’s Sexually Violent Predator Program: A Logit Analysis of Risk Factors Determining Civil Commitment Eligibility

Vanessa Barker, Assistant Professor

  • The Politics of Pain: A Comparative Political Analysis of Victims’ Moral Protests

Kelle Barrick, Graduate Student

  • Labeling and Recidivism: A Quantitative Assessment of the Evidence
  • The Consequences of Getting or Avoiding a Criminal Label: A Multi-level Assessment

Tom Blomberg, Dean and Professor

  • Assessing the National Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act in Juvenile Justice Education Systems
  • Life Event Transitions and Self-Selected Turning Points: The Role of Education in the Delinquent Life-Course
  • Femicide of Pregnant Women: Causes and Concerns
  • Criminology and the Research and Policy Divide
  • Financial Risk Taking, Social Support, and Consumer Fraud Victimization

Stephanie Bontrager, Graduate Student

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Avoiding the Label of Convicted Felon: A Multi-level Assessment
  • The Consequences of Getting or Avoiding a Criminal Label: A Multi-level Assessment

Jason T. Bratton, Graduate Student

  • Racial Threat and Punitiveness: Opposition to the Restoration of Civil Rights for Ex-Felons

Cynthia Caravelis, Graduate Student

  • A Post-9/11 Balancing Act: Individual Rights Versus the State’s Authority

Ted Chiricos, Professor

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Avoiding the Label of Convicted Felon: A Multi-level Assessment
  • The Consequences of Getting or Avoiding a Criminal Label: A Multi-level Assessment
  • Racial Threat and Punitiveness: Opposition to the Restoration of Civil Rights for Ex-Felons
  • Ethnic Threat and Crime Control: Public Perceptions about Hispanic Criminality and Support for Crime Control
  • Understanding Dimensions of Environmental Threat and Variations of Social Control

Billy Close, Assistant Professor

  • Beyond the Mythology of Difference as Deviance: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender in the Classroom

Shiyloh Duncan, Graduate Student

  • Female Delinquency: Recent and Relevant Research on a Growing Field of Study

Walter Forrest, Graduate Student

  • Crime, Comparative Criminology, and the American Dream
  • Considering the Etiology and Stability of Low Self-Control

Marc Gertz, Professor

  • Racial Threat and Punitiveness: Opposition to the Restoration of Civil Rights for Ex-Felons
  • A Post-9/11 Balancing Act: Individual Rights versus the State’s Authority
  • Understanding Dimensions of Environmental Threat and Variations of Social Control

Cecil Greek, Associate Professor

  • Gothic Criminology: Speaking of the Monstrous in Modern Society

Carter Hay, Assistant Professor

  • Considering the Etiology and Stability of Low Self-Control

Kristy Holtfreter, Assistant Professor

  • Financial Risk Taking, Social Support, and Consumer Fraud Victimization

Moonki Hong, Graduate Student

  • Severe Punishment in Juvenile Justice and its Effect on Recidivism

Elise Jensen, Graduate Student

  • Assessing the National Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act in Juvenile Justice Education Systems
  • Mail and Wire Fraud Offenders: Understanding and Preventing Victimization

Gary Kleck, Professor

  • Crime and Marriage
  • Who Resists Crime?

Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, Assistant Professor

  • Shades of Blue: A Cross-National Study of Public Support for the Police

Dan Mears, Associate Professor

  • Opportunity Theory and Agricultural Crime Victimization
  • Understanding Spirituality and the Motivation for Treatment Within Prisoner Reentry

Kathy Padgett, Research Faculty

  • Life Event Transitions and Self-Selected Turning Points: The Role of Education in the Delinquent Life-Course
  • Assessing the Impact of Prison Industries on Post Release Employment and Recidivism for Florida Inmates
  • Racial Threat and Punitiveness: Opposition to the Restoration of Civil Rights for Ex-Felons

Kerensa Pate, Graduate Student

  • The Impact of Child Abuse on Adult Criminal Behavior

George Pesta, Research Faculty

  • Life Event Transitions and Self-Selected Turning Points: The Role of Education in the Delinquent Life-Course
  • Criminology and the Research and Policy Divide

Susan Quinn, Graduate Student

  • The Impact of Vocational and Educational Programs on Recidivism: A Meta-Analysis

Michael Reisig, Associate Professor

  • “Drop the Clipboard and Help Me!” The Determinants of Observer Effects in Police Observational Data
  • Procedural Justice, Neighborhood Context, and Suspect Compliance during Police Encounters
  • Financial Risk Taking, Social Support, and Consumer Fraud Victimization

Robin Richardson, Graduate Student

  • Assessing the Impact of Prison Industries on Post Release Employment and Recidivism for Florida Inmates

Tara O’Connor Shelley, Graduate Student

  • Understanding Dimensions of Environmental Threat and Variations of Social Control

Jessamyn Tracy, Graduate Student

  • Mobilization of Law: Did You Call the Police? Would You?
  • A Post-9/11 Balancing Act: Individual Rights versus the State’s Authority

Shanna Van Slyke, Graduate Student

  • Financial Risk Taking, Social Support, and Consumer Fraud Victimization
  • Mail and Wire Fraud Offenders: Understanding and Preventing Victimization

Courtney Waid, Graduate Student

  • The Effectiveness of Drug Treatment Programming: What Works for Florida’s Female Inmates?

Gordon Waldo, Professor

  • Assessing the Impact of Prison Industries on Post Release Employment and Recidivism for Florida Inmates

Xia Wang, Graduate Student

  • Assessing the National Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act in Juvenile Justice Education Systems

Kevin Waters, Graduate Student

  • Discrimination in Fixed Sentencing: From Judges to the Legislature

Carla Wright, Graduate Student

  • Femicide of Pregnant Women: Causes and Concerns

Kim Zoche, Graduate Student

  • Gender Differences and the Effect of Family Structure on Delinquency: Examining the Research