Professors Mears and Hay Awarded Tenure
Associate Professor Dan Mears has been awarded tenure and Carter Hay has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Mears joined the faculty in 2005 from the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center. He received his Ph.D from the University of Texas. Mears’ main research interests are crime and delinquency theory, juvenile and criminal justice, and crime policy.
Hay joined the faculty in 2003 from the sociology department at Washington State University. He received his Ph.D from the University of Texas. Hay’s main research interests are family- and parenting-related causes of adolescent crime, development of self-control and its implications for crime theories, and theories of crime causation.