Melissa Kowalski, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “Evaluating the N in RNR: Does meeting youths’ needs reduce recidivism?” at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference in Atlanta.
Elizabeth Drake, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “A Path Towards Criminal Justice Reform: Seven Evidence-based Strategies from Lessons Learned in Washington State” at a meeting of the Australian Corrections Education Association in Melbourne and Perth. Drake also recently received the 2018 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Practitioner Research Award.
Zachary Hamilton, associate professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the 2018 American Society of Criminology Division on Corrections and Sentencing’s Distinguished New Scholar Award.
Mary K. Stohr, professor, criminal justice and criminology, received the Minority and Women’s Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Coramae Richey Mann Leadership Award for her contributions to ethnic and racial diversity in criminal justice education and for her contributions to knowledge about gender issues in criminology and criminal justice. Stohr also received the ACJS Fellow Award for distinguished contribution to justice education and scholarship.
Youngki Woo, doctoral student, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored with Heeuk Lee, PhD ’15, and colleagues “Vulnerability versus opportunity: Dissecting the role of low self-control and risky lifestyles in violent victimization risk among Korean inmates” in Crime and Delinquency.
Elizabeth Thompson Tollefsbol, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, received the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Corrections and Sentencing Dissertation Scholarship at the ASC annual meeting in New Orleans.
Craig Hemmens, professor and director, criminal justice and criminology, coauthored Law, Justice and Society: A Sociolegal Introduction, 4th edition (Oxford University Press).
Numerous other publications by faculty and graduate students in criminal justice and criminology can be found in the department newsletter.
Amber Morczek, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “Pornography: Normalizing the Relationship Between Violence and Sex” at two New York institutions: SUNY Polytechnic Institute and Syracuse University.
David Makin, assistant professor, criminal justice and criminology, authored “When the Watchers are Watched: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis of Body Worn Cameras” in Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology. He also coauthored three publications: with Sanne Rijkhoff and Christopher Campbell, PhD ’15, “A rhetorical balancing act: Popular Punitivism in the Netherlands” in Punishment and Society; with Caroline Bye, MA ’16, “Commodification of Flesh: Data Visualization Techniques and Interest in the Licit Sex Industry” in Deviant Behavior; with Andrea Walker and Amber Morczek, doctoral students, “Finding Lolita: A Comparative Analysis of Interest in Teenage Pornography” in Sexuality & Culture; and with Michael Gaffney, director, governmental studies and services, and Gary Jenkins, “Civilizing Surveillance Practices: The Pullman Police Department Public Safety Camera Monitoring Internship Program” in Journal of Applied Security Research.
Makin was a featured presenter in the “Body Worn Camera and Wearables Panel” of the VQiPS workshop hosted by the U.S. departments of Justice and Homeland Security in Seattle. He received the Outstanding Thesis Advisor Award from the WSU Honor’s College in May.