Leanne F. Alarid, Ph.D.Department of Criminal Justice
Evaluation of supervision strategies and treatment programs within community corrections and institutional correction facilities; Youth and adult offender behavior; Gender, crime, and victimization.
Theodore R. Curry, Ph.D.Department of Criminal Justice
Relationships between immigration and crime in the U.S. both at the individual level and neighborhood level; theories of crime and criminal justice with a focus on gender and race/ethnicity.
Gaspare M. Genna, Ph.D.Department of Political Science
Explaining the success and failure of regional integration in both economic and political dimensions. His work to date involves analyzing state incentives for integration as well as domestic public support.
Jennifer Eno Louden, Ph.D.Department of Psychology
Criminal justice and mental health; community corrections; stigma of mental disorder and criminal justice involvement.
Maria C. Morales, Ph.DDepartment of Sociology
Race, ethnicity, citizenship/nationality, and class; U.S. Latinos; migration; labor markets; informal economies; demography and research methods.
Egbert Zavala, Ph.D.Department of Criminal Justice
Intimate partner violence, testing criminological theories, homicide, gangs, and criminal behavior by police officers.
Rebecca Reid, Ph.DDepartment of Political Science
Rule of law, international law, human rights, judicial decision-making, judicial independence, separation of powers, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Judicial politics; American judicial system.
Jeff Rojek, Ph.DDepartment of Criminal Justice
Police officer and organization behavior; use of force; officer injuries; racial bias in traffic stops; officer decision-making in tactical events, police practitioner partnerships, and officer misconduct.