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Graduate Students

Ph.D. Candidates

Name/Title Office Email Research Areas
Ashley Appleby

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CLJ, 559

Mass Incarceration
Prison Education
Prisoner Reentry

Kimberly Badgett

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CLJ, 550

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Jeremy Barnum

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CLJ, 551

GIS & Spatial Analysis
Policing
Police Practice and Innovation

Popy Begum

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CLJ, 559

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Ntasha Bhardwaj

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CLJ, 577

Impact of Gender and Gender Inequality on Crime (South Asia)

Katherine Bright

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CLJ, 559

Victimization
Human Trafficking
Gender Violence
Qualitative Methods

Henri Buccine-Schraeder

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CLJ, 550

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM)
Sex Offender Policy

Walter Campbell

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Geographic crime patterns and prevention
Policing and Homeland Security
Response to drug crimes
Illicit marketplaces
Effective interagency collaboration
Program evaluation
Reentry Programs
Mixed methods research.

Patricia Cantara
Patricia Cantara

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Policing
Juvenile Justice and delinquency
Spatial Analysis

Vijay Chillar

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CLJ, 550

Policing
Procedural Justice
Spatial Analysis
Mixed Methods

Christopher Chukwuedo

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CLJ, 550

Qualitative Research Methods
Juvenile Justice
Narrative Criminology
Theoretical & Philosophical Criminology

Kimberly Copeland

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Social Media and Surveillance

Amanda D’Souza

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CLJ, 577

Policing
Social Justice
Community Development
Race/Ethnicity

Kurt Fowler

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Legitimacy and Police Procedure
Sexual Commerce and Sex Worker Rights and Policy
Prison Education

Sadaf Hashimi

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CLJ, 579 E

Collective Behavior
Illicit Markets
Economics of Crime
Policing
Social Network Analysis

Marina Henein

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CLJ, 577

Gender & Crime
Mental Health & The Criminal Justice System
Juvenile Justice
Implicit Social Cognition

Shannon Jacobsen

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Gender, crime and victimization
Social inequalities
Intersectionality
Fear of crime
Campus crime
Mixed methods research

Jennifer Jensen

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Juvenile Justice
Adult and Youth Reentry
Employment & Crime

Tyler Keller

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CLJ, 559

Policing
Police Technology
Legitimacy
Hate Crime

Danette Killinger

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Ahmet Kirkpinar

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Joanna Kubik

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CLJ, 577

Intersection of gang involvement
Juvenile delinquency
Best Practice Interventions for high-risk youth

Thomas Lateano

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James Manning

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Healthcare Fraud
Public Corruption
Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

Estee Marchi

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CLJ, 355 B

Lone wolf terrorism
Violent crime
Critical criminology
Popular culture and media influence on crime

Alisa Matlin

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CLJ, 577

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William McDowell Anderson

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Terrorism
Religious Violence
Corrections

Valeriya Metla

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CLJ, 579 E

Mixed Methods Research
Communities and Prisoner Reentry
Reentry Programming
Desistance
South Africa
CJ Policy

Kari Miller

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Green Criminology
Eco-Terrorism
Forensic Psychology

Chase Montagnet

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CLJ, 579 E

Desistance
Prison Reentry
Identity Transformation
Social Bonds

Sarah Muskovitz

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CLJ, 559

Victimology
Terrorism Analysis
Counterterrorism Policy
Sexual Assault and Violence
Mixed Methods

Christine Neudecker

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CLJ, 559

Terrorism
Countering Violent Extremism
Geographic Information Systems
Risk Terrain Modeling
Statistical Analyses

Hyoungah Park

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Crime Analysis
Crime Intelligence Analysis
Communities and Crime

Morgan Pater

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CLJ, 577

Youth, Institutions, and Violence
Communities and Crime
Race, Neighborhoods, and Inequality

Kashea Pegram

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Program evaluation
Prisoner reentry
Community corrections

Kathleen Powell

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Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Adolescent Development
Punishment and Inequality
Incarceration
Crime over the Life Course

Danielle Rusnak

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Evidence-based terrorism and counter-terrorism research
Risk and data analysis (spatial and quantitative)
Sexual offending and offender behavior

Nicole Sachs

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Interpersonal victimization
Implicit social cognition
Identity processes of victims and offenders
Prisoner re-entry

Felipe Salazar Tobar

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CLJ, 559

Policing
Crime Prevention
Crime and Violence in Latin America
Criminal Justice Policy
Research Methods

Christiane Schwarz

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CLJ, 579 E

Prison Visitation
Reentry

Ryan Sentner

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Danielle Shields

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Mental Health & the Criminal Justice System
Corrections
Criminal Justice Policy
Policy Evaluation
Policing

Kelly Slater

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CLJ, 579 E

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Whitney Tchoula

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CLJ, 559

Criminal decision-making
Visual Criminology
Identity and crime
Drug use and misuse
Feminist Methodology

Sarah Trocchio

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Legal Discretion and Decision-Making
Policing and Selective Enforcement
Mixed-methods Research
Race and Ethnicity
Criminal Procedure
Courts and Sentencing

Brandon Turchan

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Policing
Crime Prevention Strategies
Violent Crime
Gun Violence

Brian Wade

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CLJ, 577

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Elizabeth Webster

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Miscarriages of Justice/ Errors of Justice
Criminal Justice System Processing
Criminal Justice Policy
Law and Society

Lauren Wilson

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CLJ, 579 E

wildlife crime,
crime prevention,
conservation criminology,
neo-colonialism
natural resource management

Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

Our doctoral program is designed to provide students with a command of criminological theory, research methods, and criminal justice policy, as well as in-depth knowledge in areas of specialization within criminology and/or criminal justice. Our students reflect the best of the best in emerging thought leaders and scholars.

Name/Title Office Email Research Areas
Ntasha Bhardwaj

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CLJ, 577

Impact of Gender and Gender Inequality on Crime (South Asia)

Joanna Kubik

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CLJ, 577

Intersection of gang involvement
Juvenile delinquency
Best Practice Interventions for high-risk youth

Kashea Pegram

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Program evaluation
Prisoner reentry
Community corrections

Elizabeth Webster

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Miscarriages of Justice/ Errors of Justice
Criminal Justice System Processing
Criminal Justice Policy
Law and Society

PH.D. Graduates

Name/Title Office Email Research Areas
Carlene Barnaby
Carlene Barnaby

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Juvenile Delinquency
Race and Poverty
Communities and Crime
Sustainable Crime Prevention

Sarah Daly
Sarah Daly

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Active shooting events
School Violence
At-risk youth
Victimization
Comparative Methods

Samuel DeWitt

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CLJ 555

Patterns in Violent Crime and Victimization;
Prostitution Policy and Human Trafficking;
Quantitative Methodology

Janet Garcia-Hallett

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Prisoner Reentry
Policing and Corrections
Intersectionality
Qualitative Research Methods

Dr. Leigh Grossman

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CLJ 545

public housing;
defensible space;
focused deterrence strategies

Antony Leberatto

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South American Crime;
Victimization of immigrant populations;
Evaluation research

Cory Schnell

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Crime and Place
Evidence-Based Policing
Quantitative Methods

M.A. Graduates

Name/Title Office Email Research Areas
Carlene Barnaby
Carlene Barnaby

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Juvenile Delinquency
Race and Poverty
Communities and Crime
Sustainable Crime Prevention

Walter Campbell

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Geographic crime patterns and prevention
Policing and Homeland Security
Response to drug crimes
Illicit marketplaces
Effective interagency collaboration
Program evaluation
Reentry Programs
Mixed methods research.

Vijay Chillar

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CLJ, 550

Policing
Procedural Justice
Spatial Analysis
Mixed Methods

Marina Henein

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CLJ, 577

Gender & Crime
Mental Health & The Criminal Justice System
Juvenile Justice
Implicit Social Cognition

Felipe Salazar Tobar

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CLJ, 559

Policing
Crime Prevention
Crime and Violence in Latin America
Criminal Justice Policy
Research Methods

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