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.
Stephen L. Crites, Ph.D.Department of Psychology
Cognitive and neural processes underlying attitudes, prejudice, and stereotypes; moral attitudes; social neuroscience and event-related brain potentials; lie detection; and how attitudes affect decision-making.
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.
Todd Curry, Ph.D.Department of Political Science
Methods of selection and retention used to staff State Courts of Last Resort in the U.S.; methods of selection and predictable effects on judicial tenure of State Supreme Court justices.
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.
Daniel N. Jones, Ph.D.Department of Psychology
Dark triad of personality; white-collar crime, organizational deviance/malevolence; moral Machiavellianism and antisocial tactics in the service of the greater good; emotional promiscuity and criminal behavior.
Caleb Lloyd, Ph.D.Department of Psychology
Process of offender change in criminal justice and corrections environments (e.g., prisons, probation offices, mandated rehabilitation).
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.