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Shaun Gabbidon, who earned his Ph.D. in Criminology from IUP in 1996, will speak on April 12, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. in the Ohio
Room of the Hadley Union Building. His presentation is “Shopping While
Black: Understanding and Combating Racial Profiling in Retail Settings.”
The lecture is free and open to the community.
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Bitna Kim, Peter Benekos, and Alida Merlo co-authored an article titled “Sex Offender Recidivism Revisited: Review of Recent Meta-analyses on the Effects of Sex Offender Treatment.”
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Timothy Austin recently published “Finding Your Island: To Return or Not to Return” in Practicing Anthropology.
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Daniel Lee and alumna Veronyka James recently published “Through the Looking Glass: Exploring How College Students’ Perceptions
of the Police Influence Sexual Assault Victimization Reporting,” in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
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Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, has been elected Trustee-at-Large for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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Bitna Kim and Alida Merlo published "Research on Women and Crime: Exploring a Global Context between ASC and ESC Annual Meeting Presentations" in the Feminist Criminology Journal.
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Sadie Mummert and co-authors published "Revictimization
through education: Does learning about victimization lead to anxiety
and identification as a victim among college students?" in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education: Special Victimology Edition.
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The Criminology Department welcomes three new faculty members: Chivon Fitch, Zavin Nazaretian, and Sadie Mummert.
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Criminology faculty members were recognized at the 24th annual Health and Human Services Awards and Recognition Ceremony.
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The Criminology Student Chapter of the Pennsylvania Prison Society collected children’s books for the chapter’s “Reading for a Change Program” at the Indiana County Jail.
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Here is a list of faculty presentations at the 2013 meeting of the American Society of Criminology.
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Criminology major Michelle Franks was awarded the 2013 Jacquelin Alexis Watson Scholarship.
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Graduate student Robert Stallings was awarded the Michael Israel Graduate Student Scholarship in June 2013.
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Timothy Austin, Criminoloy professor, published on “Theft as Customary Play in the Southern Philippines” in the Journal of Folklore Research.
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The Spinelli Scholarship has been rewarded to a graduating Criminology student since 1974. This year, a special plaque was created by alumni from the 1960s and now hangs in Wilson Hall.
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Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, published an article in the spring 2013 issue of Practicing Anthropology: “Serendipitous Informants: Getting Things Done in Philippine Fieldwork.”
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The Department of Criminology celebrated its Doctor of Philosophy program at the 2013 meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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Criminology professor Dennis Giever and alumnus A. S. Avdija recently published an article in the International Journal of Applied Psychology.
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Timothy Austin, Criminology, recently received a grant from the International Peace Research Association for his, “Peacekeeping Models in a Terror-Prone Land: The Case of Northwestern Mindanao in the Southern Philippines.”
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Daniel Lee, Department of Criminology, along with IUP Criminology alumus Jeremy Olson, recently published a journal article, “Delinquents after Exile: A Review of Aftercare Programs.”
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Alida Merlo, Department of Criminology, copresented “Public Opinion, Youthful Offenders, and Juvenile Justice Policy in the United States: From ‘Getting Tough’ to ‘Defending Childhood’” in September 2012.
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Dan Lee, Department of Criminology, along with coauthors and IUP alumni Jennifer Huck, Kendra Bowen, James Bowers, and Jason Spraitz, published “Specifying the Dynamic Relationships of General Strain, Coping, and Young Adult Crime” in the August 2012 issue of Western Criminology Review.
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Alida Merlo, Department of Criminology, along with Dean Champion and Peter Benekos, recently published the seventh edition of The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law.
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Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, and alumnus A. Avdija published “Path Analysis: Constructing a Causal Path Model of Correlates that Directly and Indirectly Affect Crime-Reporting Behavior” in the Law Enforcement Executive Forum Journal.
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The first annual Dean’s Cup was presented to Mary Swinker, dean of of the College of Health and Human Services, by Phi Kappa Phi.
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Rosemary Gido, professor emerita from IUP’s Department of Criminology, received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Corrections Section highest award, the John Howard Award at the annual conference in New York City in March 2012.
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Dennis Giever and Michael Marcantino received IUP’s first annual Outstanding Centers and Institutes Award, recognizing the significant contributions made through their externally funded Constable Training Program.
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Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, visited the Phillipines in October 2011 to conduct field work on street theft among Filipino youth, and will return this summer to continue his research.
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Alida Merlo and Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, shared the 2012 Minority Mentorship Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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Shelly Clevenger will receive her Ph.D. in Spring 2012 as the 100th student to successfully complete IUP’s Criminology doctoral program.
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Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, recently published “The Applicability of General Power Control Theory to Prosocial and Antisocial Risk-Taking Behaviors among Women in South Korea” in the Prison Journal.
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Drs. Bitna Kim and Alida V. Merlo, Department of Criminology, presented “ESC Meeting Presentations and European Journal of Criminology Publications: International Studies” to the European Society of Criminology in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 22, 2011.
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Dr. Jennifer Roberts, Department of Criminology, was recently featured in IUP’s Around the Oak Grove blog.
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Dr. Daniel Lee, Department of Criminology, and alumna Carly M. Hilinski-Rosick published “The Role of Lifestyle and Personal Characteristics on Fear of Victimization among University Students.”
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Dr. Alida Merlo, Department of Criminology, co-authored the article “Youth, Race, and Serious Crime: Examining Trends and Critiquing Policy.”
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Watch the Department of Criminology awards ceremony held May 7, 2011, in Fisher Auditorium.
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Watch the video of retiring professor Dr. John “Jake” Gibbs being recognized at the Department of Criminology’s awards ceremony on May 7, 2011.
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Ruth E. Spinelli, 93, of Indiana, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Monroeville, Pa. In this video from 2007, Mrs. Spinelli spoke at a reception after the Criminology Department graduation ceremony.
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Dr. Jennifer Roberts, of the Department of Criminology, was recently elected to a three-year term as secretary/treasurer for the Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
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Dr. Bitna Kim, of the Department of Criminology, has co-authored the article “The Role of Counsel of Penalty in Juvenile Placement Decisions.”
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Dr. Jennifer Roberts, professor of the Department of Criminology, along with Laura King, Criminology Ph.D. student, published an article, “Traditional Gender Role and Rape Myth Acceptance: From the Countyside to the Big City.”
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Dr. Rosemary Gido, of the Department of Criminology, published a book chapter, “Mentally Ill Women in Jails: Asylums for the Invisible.”
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Faculty and students from the Department of Criminology recently presented papers at the American Society of Criminology's annual meeting in November 2010.
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Dr. John Lewis, of the Department of Criminology, and Dr. Michael Arter, of Penn State–Altoona, published an article, “The Role of Environmental Indicators on the Perceptions of Crime of the Elderly” in the Law Enforcement Executive Forum.
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Dr. Daniel Lee, of the Department of Criminology, recently published the article “Understanding and Applying Situational Crime Prevention Strategies” in the Criminal Justice Policy Review.
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Dr. Christian Bolden, of the Department of Criminology, recently published the article “Charismatic Role Theory: Towards a Theory of Gang Dissipation” in the Journal of Gang Research.
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Dr. Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, received the Emerging Scholar Award from the Notheastern Association of Criminal Justice Science.
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Jennifer Roberts, Department of Criminology, published “The Validity of Criminal Justice Contacts Reported by Inmates: A Comparison of Self-Reported Data with Official Records.”
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Dr. Dennis Giever of the Department of Criminology recently published a journal article, “Forensic Science Education and Training in the United States.”
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Dr. Alida V. Merlo, of the Department of Criminology, received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2010 Mentorship Award.
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Dr. Dennis Giever and Dr. Daniel Lee, of the Department of Criminology, are corecipients of the 2009–2010 Outstanding Researcher Award for the College of Health and Human Services at IUP.
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Dr. Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, received a grant for “An Ethnographical Study on the Normalization of Theft.”
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As part of the Department of Criminology Spring Speaker Series, Dr. Jay Albanese, Virginia Commonwealth University criminology professor, spoke to students about organized crime on April 22, 2010.
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Dr. Jennifer Roberts of the Department of Criminology, along with Julie Horney, recently published a book chapter, “The Life Event Calendar Method in Criminological Research,” in Handbook of Quantitative Criminology, Alex Piquero and David Weisburd (eds), Springer Publications.
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Dr. Robert Mutchnick of the Department of Criminology, along with Bruce Berg and Connie Ireland, recently published a book, Research Methods for Criminal Justice and the Social Sciences. Prentice Hall.
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Dr. Alida Merlo of the Department of Criminology and Peter J. Benekos recently presented a paper, “Children One and All: Juvenile Justice Policy in Transition” at the thirty-seventh annual Conference of the Western Society of Criminology in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Dr. Jamie Martin, Dr. Kathleen Hanrahan and James Bowers, Jr., of the Department of Criminology recently published an article, "Offenders' Perceptions of House Arrest and Electronic Monitoring,” in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.
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Dr. Rosemary Gido, professor of Criminology, was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania House and Senate Advisory Committee on Incarcerated Parents.
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Dr. Randy Martin, professor of Criminology, recently presented “Criminology and Its Discontents: A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Criminological Theory” in South Korea.
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Dr. John A. Lewis, professor of Criminology, published the book A Zero Tolerance Juvenile Alcohol Law Why Legislation Won't Work, examining alcohol-related issues involving juvenile offenders and drunk driving.
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Dr. Alida Merlo, professor of Criminology, and Dr. P. J. Benekos recently presented “Balancing Vengeance and Mercy: Youth Policies in the United States,” at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Dr. Bitna Kim and Dr. Alida Merlo, professors of Criminology, recently presented Policing in Korea: Why Women Choose Law Enforcement Careers, at the Asian Association of Police Studies, Taipei, Taiwan.
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Dr. Rosemary Gido, professor of Criminology, recently presented a paper, Prison Industrial Complex in Northern Appalachia, at the IUP People's G20 Summit: A symposium on Globalization and its impact on Northern Appalachia.
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Dr. R. Paul McCauley, professor of Criminology, was recently recognized and accepted as an expert before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada. Testimony given in the Matter of the Estate of Majencio Camaso, Decendent, et al. vs. Derek Charles Egan,
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Alpha Phi Sigma recently held a food drive for the Indiana County Community Action Program (ICCAP). Over one thousand items were donated from Giant Eagle customers and Wilson Hall students and faculty members.
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Dr. Bitna Kim, professor of Criminology, recently published the book “General Power Control Theory of Women: Prosocial and Antisocial Risk-taking Behaviors among Women.”
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Dr. Alida Merlo, professor of Criminology, recently published the book “Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency.”
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The Department of Criminology held its annual awards ceremony on Sunday, May 3, 2009, in Fisher Auditorium.
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Dr. Dennis Giever, Criminology professor, received the 2008–2009 Volunteer Service of the Year Award, presented by IUP's Office of Service Learning, for his work to establish the Hopeful Hearts program in Indiana, Pa.
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Dr. John Lewis, professor of Criminology, recently published articles on juvenile alcohol use deterrence, professionalism in policing, and drunk driving legislation.
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It is with great sadness that the Department of Criminology reports the death of Dr. Imogene L. Moyer. Dr. Moyer passed away April 22, 2009, after a long illness.
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Dr. Bitna Kim, professor of Criminology, recently published two chapters in the book Juvenile Corrections.
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Faculty members, graduate students, and alumni of IUP’s Criminology Department were recognized at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences held in Boston, Mass., in March 2009:
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The IUP Criminology Department was honored to host Dr. Gorazd Mesko and twelve of his students from the University of Maribor, Slovenia, Criminal Justice and Security Program, March 16 and 17.
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William DiMascio, executive director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, will present “Failure of Humanity: Our Passion to Punish” on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. in Eberly Auditorium.
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Dr. David Myers and coauthor K. Jordan will publish “Juvenile Transfer and Deterrence: Re-examining the effectiveness of a ‘Get Tough’ Policy” in Crime and Delinquency.
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Dr. Erika Frenzel and co-investigator Dr. Martha Troxell (Department of Finance and Legal Studies) have been awarded a grant from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania to study Specialty Courts in Rural Pennsylvania.
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Dr. Daniel Lee and coauthors T. Armstrong and G. Armstrong will publish “The Measurement of Theoretical constructs with National Youth Survey Data” in the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
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Dr. Bitna Kim, assistant professor, joined the Department of Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Fall of 2008.
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Doctoral students from the Department of Criminology presented a paper or poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, Mo., in November.
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Dr. Shannon Phaneuf, of the Criminology Department, has published the book Security in Schools: Its Effect on Students, LFB Publishing.
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Dr. Bitna Kim’s coauthored article “Abused South Korean Women: A Comparison of Those Who Do and Do Not Resort to Lethal Violence” will be published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
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Gido publishes a chapter in Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century.
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Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin publish book.
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Shelly Clevenger, Criminology doctoral student and teaching associate, won the 2008 Graduate Student Paper award of the American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime, for her paper “Rape Prevention Through Education: Examining the Effectiveness of College-Based Rape Education Prevention Programs.”
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Rosemary Gido presented a living history reenactment of two Montana women from the 1890–1920 homesteading era at the PA-SSHE Women’s Consortium Conference on Women and Politics: The Power of Choices, Coalitions, Alliances, and Collaborations.
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Alida Merlo coauthored “Is Punitive Juvenile Justice Policy Declining in the United States? A Critique of Emergent Initiatives,” presented at the European Society of Criminology Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Randy Martin presented a paper entitled “Integral Situational Ethical Pluralism: A Second-Tier Ethic for the 21st Century” at the first Biannual Integral Theory Conference in Concord, Calif., in August 2008.
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