People

Graduate Students

NAME
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CONTACT INFORMATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS
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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ryan Baker
Ryan B. Baker, M.S.
rybbaker@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Rural crime, Drug use and misuse, Self reporting methodology, Media representations of crime and the criminal justice system

Thomas Burns Jr.
Thomas W. Burns Jr.
tburnsjr@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Surveillance, Detection avoidance, Police technology, Criminological theory

Jonathan Coats
Jonathan E. Coats, M.S.
jecoats@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Social policy implementation, Child Protective Services policy, Discretion in front-line workers, Crime prevention through environmental design, Community policing, Governmental interaction with lower SES persons


Thomas Dearden
Thomas E. Dearden
tdearden@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Decision making in white-collar criminals, Systemic and structural factors in white-collar crime, Corporate crime

Joseph DeLeeuw
Joseph G. DeLeeuw, M.S.
jdeleeuw@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Domestic terrorism, Rural crime, Social network analysis

Brent Funderburk
Brent A. Funderburk, M.A.
bfunderb@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Criminological theory, Corrections and penal policy, Sexuality, Terrorism

Selected Publications
Funderburk, B. (2007).  JonBenet Ramsey: The tragic investigation of murder, perfection and the American family.  In Frankie Y. Bailey & Steven Chermack (Eds.). Crimes & trials of the century: Volume 2(pp. 217-238). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press.

Tiffanie Gray
Tiffanie R. Gray, M.P.A.
tifgray@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Criminalization of women of color, Operation of the criminal justice system, Intersectionality perspective, Black feminist thought, Multiracial feminism

Rick Jones
Roderick Jones, II, M.S.
jonesrow@Indiana.edu

Research Interests 
Housing and violence

Selected Publications 
Jones, R.W., & Paulsen, D.J. (2011). HOPE VI resident displacement: Using HOPE VI program goals to evaluate neighborhood outcomes. CityScape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, 13, 85-102.

Jones, R.W., & Pridemore, W.A. (2012). The foreclosure crisis and crime: Is housing-mortgage stress associated with violent and property crime in U.S. metropolitan areas? Social Science Quarterly, 93, 671-691.

Steve Kim
Sun Ho (Steve) Kim
kimsunh@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Criminal profiling, Psychology of criminal behavior, Corruption in public administrators,
Police misconduct

Kelsey Kiper
Kelsey H. Kiper
khkiper@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Developmental criminology and psychopathology, Psychological aspects of violent crime and criminal behavior,  Patterns of personality characteristics between violent offenders, Escalation of violent offending, Behavior evidence analysis, Criminal investigative analysis, Development and the prevention of antisocial behavior and related disorders (i.e., substance use problems), Callous-unemotional traits in children as a potential risk factor for psychopathy in adulthood


Tara Kirkpatrick
Tara Kirkpatrick, M.A.
tkirkpat@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Behavioral health and the criminal justice system, Co-occurring disorders, Re-entry


Hannarae Lee
Hannarae Lee, M.A.
hannlee@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Crime trends, Scientific and policy implications of financial crises on crime


Ke Li
Ke (Karen) Li, M.A.
like2@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Cultural Sociology; Law and Society; Ethnography

Jessica Meckes
Jessica Meckes
jmeckes@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Social network analysis and violence trends, Theories of crime, Corrections, Visual/Media representations of crime, torture

MaryAnna Moore
MaryAnna Moore
moore58@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Treatment of sex offenders

 

 


Ernest P. Nickels, M.A.
enickels@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Police and society, Social theory, Social control, Legal history, Criminal justice education

Selected Publications
Nickels, E. L. (2007).  Fundamental divides: The trial of John Scopes.  In Frankie Y. Bailey & Steven Chermack (Eds.). Crimes & trials of the century: Volume 1 (pp. 95-114). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press.

Nabil Ouasinni
Nabil Ouassini
nouassin@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Comparative criminology


Chadd Powell
Chadd M. Powell
powellcm@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Etiology and regulation of white-collar crime



Heather C. Pruss, M.A.
hpruss@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Capital punishment, Capital jury decision-making

Selected Publications
Sandys, M., Pruss, H., & Walsh, S. (2009). Aggravation and mitigation: Findings and implications. Journal of Psychiatry & Law, 37(2/3), 189-236.

Sandys, M., Trahan, A., & Pruss, H. (2008). Taking account of the ‘diminished capacities of the retarded’: Are capital jurors up to the task? DePaul Law Review, 57(3), 679-700.
Meghan Rogers
Meghan L. Rogers, M.A.
meglroge@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Crime trends, Criminological theory, Cross-national research, Quantitative methods, Social structures and crime

Laura Roush
Laura L. Roush, M.S.

llroush@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Domestic violence, Drug abuse, Juvenile justice, Gangs, Sexual offenders, Crime in the media, Police corruption


Ryan Salisbury
Ryan J. Salisbury
rjsalisb@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Police behavior, Public perception of police behavior and policing, Improving police and community relations, Community policing, Gangs, Organized crime

Alexa Sardina
Alexa D. Sardina, M.A.
asardina@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Female sex offenders, Sex crime victims, Subculture of Raves, Media portrayals of deviance

Terri Miles
Terri Miles Schuld
miles2@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Native American courts, Violent victimization of indigenous populations in Settler Nations

Selected Publications
Russell, S. & Miles, T. (Spring 2008). One-sided interest convergence: Indian sovereignty in organizing and litigation, Wicazo Sa Review, 23, 7-24.


Julia E. Scott, M.A.
julscott@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Offender stigma, Offender reentry

Selected Publications
Scott, J. (2010).  Evolving strategies: A historical examination of changes in principle, authority, and function to inform policing in the 21st century. Police Journal, 83(2), 126-163.

Scott, J., Evans, D., and Verma, A.  (2009). Does higher education affect perceptions amongst police personnel? A response from India.  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 25(2), 214-236.

Holly Sims
Holly J. Sims
hojosims@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Deconstruction of the criminal self, How conceptions of race and gender impact the distinction between criminals and non-criminals

Jessica Swanson
Jessica R. Swanson, M.S.

jesrswan@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Juvenile delinquency, Police image and public perception, Social media and juvenile behavior, Communities and policing, Child abuse and violence, Immigration and public policy

Stephen Tillotson
Stephen E. Tillotson
stillots@indiana.edu

Research Interests
History of criminology, History of imprisonment, Jails, Collateral effects of incarceration, White-collar crime, Professional regulation

Jennifer Turrentine
Jennifer L. Turrentine
jturrent@indiana.edu

Research Interests
LGBT issues in the criminal justice system, Gender and crime, Queer legal theory, Teen bullying, Stigma

Brianna Wagner
Brianna C. Wagner
bcw518@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Criminal psychology, Alcohol and crime, Crime and media

Yue Yuan
Yue Yuan
yueyuan@indiana.edu

Research Interests
Family violence, Gun control, Public corruption, White-collar crime, Juvenile delinquency



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