Melanie-Angela Neuilly, associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, authored “Sources of bias in death determination: A research note articulating the need to include systemic sources of biases along with cognitive ones as impacting mortality data,” which the Journal of Forensic Sciences named among its most noteworthy articles of 2022.
Numerous publications, presentations, and other accomplishments of criminal justice and criminology faculty, staff, and graduate students can be found in the department’s 2022 newsletter.
Mary Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the John Howard Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Corrections Section.
An article coauthored by criminal justice and criminology faculty Mary Stohr, Dale Willits, David Makin, Craig Hemmens, Duane Stanton, and John Snyder; emeritus professor Nick Lovrich; and doctoral students Ruibin Lu, Guangshen Wu, and Mikala Meize, “The Cannabis Effect on Crime: Time-Series Analysis of Crime in Colorado and Washington State,” became the most read article in the nearly 40-year history of Justice Quarterly, with more than 41,000 views.
David Makin, associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the WSU President’s Leadership Award for Faculty.
John Snyder, career-track teaching assistant professor, criminal justice and criminology, was recognized at the Access Center Recognition Ceremony for being a strong advocate for WSU students with disabilities. He received the 2021 Access Center Faculty Award.
Faith Lutze, professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the 2021 Founders Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. ACJS also recently recognized her with its Keeper of the Flame Award.
Many recent and pending publications by criminal justice and criminology faculty, graduate students, and alumni can be found in the department newsletter.
Amelie Pedneault, assistant professor, criminal justice and criminology, presented “Criminal Failure: A Comparison between Completed Sexual Assault and Attempted Sexual Assault” in March 2021 at the Centre international de criminologie comparée (International center for comparative criminology) conference.
Mary Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored Corrections: The Essentials (SAGE Publications).