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IUP Criminology Graduate Selected for 2016 Distinguished Lecture

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.

Posted on 3/30/2016 8:58:18 AM

Annual Alumni Career Panel: Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host its annual Alumni Career Panel on March 24, 2016, in the Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 3/15/2016 2:26:00 PM

Merlo and Kim Publish on Sex Offender Recidivism

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.”

Posted on 2/18/2016 3:33:03 PM

Merlo Quoted in Interview with MSNBC

Alida Merlo, was recently interviewed by MSNBC.

Posted on 1/29/2016 2:41:20 PM

Cyber Catch Students Scholarship

Congratulations to all seven IUP undergraduate students in the Cyber Catch Scholarship program.

Posted on 1/19/2016 4:09:01 PM

Criminology Faculty and Students Publish on “Mentoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice Doctoral Education“

Bitna Kim, Robert Stallings, Alida Merlo and Arizona Wan-Chun Lin published “Mentoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice Doctoral Education: Doctoral Coordinators' Perspectives” in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Posted on 10/27/2015 3:47:06 PM

Criminology Graduate Students Receive Awards

At the 2015 Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference, Shavonne Authurs, and Nathan Kruis won awards.

Posted on 9/4/2015 9:20:47 AM

Criminology and Criminal Justice Awards Ceremony

In this video, the Honorable Sam Goldstrohm was the main speaker as more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice graduated on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Posted on 5/20/2015 10:28:22 AM

Austin Publishes on 30 Years of Research in the Philippines

Timothy Austin recently published “Finding Your Island: To Return or Not to Return” in Practicing Anthropology.

Posted on 4/8/2015 9:40:02 AM

Lee Publishes on College Students’ Perceptions

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.

Posted on 3/20/2015 1:52:44 PM

Alpha Phi Sigma Students Attend Conference

Nine members of Alpha Phi Sigma attended the 2015 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences meeting in Orlando.

Posted on 3/16/2015 10:21:24 AM

Merlo Publishes “Juvenile Justice System”

The eighth edition of The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law (Pearson, 2016), co-authored by Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos, and Dean John Champion, has just been released.

Posted on 2/4/2015 1:06:05 PM

Kim Elected Trustee-at-Large for ACJS

Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, has been elected Trustee-at-Large for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Posted on 12/17/2014 10:58:00 AM

Kim and Merlo Publish on Women and Crime

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.

Posted on 11/11/2014 9:44:27 AM

Mummert Publishes on Revictimization Through Education

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.

Posted on 11/11/2014 9:05:31 AM

Cooper Publishes on New York City Police Officers’ Job Satisfaction

Criminology professor Jonathon Cooper, along with doctoral student Kyle Ward, recently published a peer-reviewed article on the impact of race/ethnicity and sex on job satisfaction among New York City police officers.

Posted on 10/27/2014 9:00:48 AM

Alumnus Named FBI Special Agent

Criminology alumnus Donald Alway was recently named special agent in charge of the FBI’s Jackson Division.

Posted on 10/16/2014 9:53:15 AM

Criminology Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Criminology Department welcomes three new faculty members: Chivon Fitch, Zavin Nazaretian, and Sadie Mummert.

Posted on 8/28/2014 11:26:16 AM

Criminology Faculty College Awards for 2014

Criminology faculty members were recognized at the 24th annual Health and Human Services Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

Posted on 6/6/2014 3:07:45 PM

Giever Receives 2014 Living-Learning Award

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received the 2014 Faculty Recognition Award for Living-Learning.

Posted on 6/6/2014 2:11:25 PM

Criminology Student Receives Top Graduate Paper Award

A paper by criminology graduate student Shavonne Arthurs was selected as the top graduate paper by the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences for 2014.

Posted on 5/28/2014 9:54:43 AM

Cellblock Visions: Phyllis Kornfeld

Phyllis Kornfeld, from Cellblock Visions, will present on April 15 from 6:00–7:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Kornfeld has been a painter and art teacher for over 30 years, working with special populations in nontraditional settings.

Posted on 4/2/2014 10:15:03 AM

Gossett Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction

Jennifer Gossett, Criminology, and William Oblitey and Rosemary Shumba, Computer Science, have been selected as spring 2014 recipients of the Sponsored Programs Award for Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:02:39 AM

Student Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference

Here is a list of student participation at the 2014 annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:21:53 AM

Faculty Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference

Here is a list of faculty presentations at the 2014 annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:15:26 AM

Criminology Hosts Alumni Panel Discussion

“Planning for Future Careers Now” was the topic of the third annual alumni panel discussion on March 4, 2014, attended by Criminology students, faculty, and staff.

Posted on 3/5/2014 2:04:18 PM

Criminology Book Collections for Indiana County Jail

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.

Posted on 12/13/2013 12:01:35 PM

Student Presentations at American Society of Criminology Conference

The 2013 meeting of the American Society of Criminology was held in Atlanta, Georgia, in November.

Posted on 12/5/2013 2:27:16 PM

Faculty Presentations at American Society of Criminology Conference

Here is a list of faculty presentations at the 2013 meeting of the American Society of Criminology.

Posted on 12/5/2013 11:59:10 AM

Merlo and Kim Present Juvenile Justice Reform Paper

Alida Merlo and Bitna Kim, Criminology, presented “Evidence of Juvenile Justice Reform in the United States: Policies that Reaffirm Youth and Rehabilitate Juveniles” at the 2013 meeting of the European Society of Criminology.

Posted on 10/23/2013 2:11:41 PM

Criminology Student Awarded Watson Scholarship

Criminology major Michelle Franks was awarded the 2013 Jacquelin Alexis Watson Scholarship.

Posted on 10/9/2013 2:15:48 PM

Hanrahan Publishes on Sexual Violence in Prison

Kate Hanrahan, Department of Criminology, copublished an article in the Journal of Sexual Aggression entitled “University Student Beliefs About Sexual Violence in Prison: Rape Myth Acceptance, Punitiveness, and Empathy.”

Posted on 9/23/2013 3:16:31 PM

Frenzel and Wasileski Present “Journaling as a Teaching Tool”

Erika Frenzel and Gabriela Wasileski, Department of Criminology, presented their paper at the Teaching Professor Conference in New Orleans, May 31–June 2, 2013.

Posted on 9/10/2013 2:26:07 PM

Kim Coauthors Article on Job Stress of Correctional Officers

Bitna Kim, along with  Marcos Misis, Kelly Cheeseman Dial, Nancy Hogan, and Eric Lambert, published an article on “The Impact of Correctional Officer Perceptions of Inmates on Job Stress” in the Sage Open Journal.

Posted on 8/27/2013 2:17:38 PM

Criminology Graduate Student Awarded Michael Israel Scholarship

Graduate student Robert Stallings was awarded the Michael Israel Graduate Student Scholarship in June 2013.

Posted on 8/27/2013 1:44:43 PM

Austin Publishes Research on Theft in the Philippines

Timothy Austin, Criminoloy professor, published on “Theft as Customary Play in the Southern Philippines” in the Journal of Folklore Research.

Posted on 7/9/2013 10:20:40 AM

Memorial Plaque Dedicated in Honor of Fallen FBI Officer

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.

Posted on 5/30/2013 10:38:20 PM

Austin Publishes on Philippine Fieldwork

Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, published an article in the spring 2013 issue of Practicing Anthropology: “Serendipitous Informants: Getting Things Done in Philippine Fieldwork.”

Posted on 4/17/2013 3:16:59 PM

Criminology Celebrates Ph.D. Program’s 25th Year

The Department of Criminology celebrated its Doctor of Philosophy program at the 2013 meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Posted on 4/4/2013 11:15:49 AM

Giever Publishes Research on Crime-Reporting Behavior

Criminology professor Dennis Giever and alumnus A. S. Avdija recently published an article in the International Journal of Applied Psychology.

Posted on 12/3/2012 9:29:41 AM

Austin Receives Grant for Peacekeeping Research in the Southern Philippines

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.”

Posted on 11/28/2012 2:30:54 PM

Lee Publishes “Delinquents after Exile”

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.”

Posted on 10/31/2012 10:15:50 AM

Merlo Presents on Youthful Offenders and Juvenile Justice

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.

Posted on 10/8/2012 8:55:00 AM

Lee Researches on General Strain, Coping, and Young Adult Crime

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.

Posted on 9/6/2012 9:15:12 AM

Merlo Publishes on Juvenile Justice System

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.

Posted on 8/21/2012 10:08:40 AM

Martin Researches the Dimensions of Gender

Randy Martin, Department of Criminology, and alumnus Jeff Cohen recently published a chapter, “The Four Dimensions of Gender,” in Race, Gender and Criminal Justice: Equality and Justice for All.

Posted on 7/26/2012 1:15:41 PM

Giever Performs a Path Analysis on Crime Reporting Behavior

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.

Posted on 7/23/2012 2:53:02 PM

Phi Kappa Phi Dean’s Cup Winner

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.

Posted on 6/8/2012 9:03:17 AM

Department of Criminology Holds 2012 Awards Ceremony

Watch the video of the Department of Criminology 2012 Awards Ceremony.

Posted on 6/5/2012 9:26:43 AM

Gido Receives Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Howard Award

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.

Posted on 4/20/2012 1:53:46 PM

Giever and Marcantino Receive Outstanding Centers and Institutes Award

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.

Posted on 4/10/2012 3:19:59 PM

Austin Research on Street Theft in Philippines

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.

Posted on 4/2/2012 9:59:32 AM

Merlo and Kim Share Minority Mentorship Award

Alida Merlo and Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, shared the 2012 Minority Mentorship Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Posted on 3/28/2012 1:57:38 PM

Criminology Graduates 100th Ph.D. Student

Shelly Clevenger will receive her Ph.D. in Spring 2012 as the 100th student to successfully complete IUP’s Criminology doctoral program.

Posted on 3/12/2012 10:18:49 AM

Kim Examines General Power Control Theory among Women in South Korea

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.

Posted on 3/2/2012 9:07:38 AM

Kim and Merlo Present Paper to European Society of Criminology

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.

Posted on 10/14/2011 10:41:20 AM

Roberts Featured in “Around the Oak Grove”

Dr. Jennifer Roberts, Department of Criminology, was recently featured in IUP’s Around the Oak Grove blog.

Posted on 10/3/2011 3:05:38 PM

Lee and Alumna Publish on Fear of Victimization

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.”

Posted on 9/26/2011 3:08:26 PM

Merlo Discusses Trends and Policies of Youth, Race, and Crime

Dr. Alida Merlo, Department of Criminology, co-authored the article “Youth, Race, and Serious Crime: Examining Trends and Critiquing Policy.”

Posted on 7/18/2011 3:18:37 PM

Department of Criminology Holds 2011 Awards Ceremony

Watch the Department of Criminology awards ceremony held May 7, 2011, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 6/2/2011 2:27:22 PM

Recognition of Dr. John “Jake” Gibbs

Watch the video of retiring professor Dr. John “Jake” Gibbs being recognized at the Department of Criminology’s awards ceremony on May 7, 2011.

Posted on 6/1/2011 9:58:06 AM

In Memory of Ruth Spinelli

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.

Posted on 5/12/2011 2:44:52 PM

Roberts Elected Secretary Treasurer for Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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.

Posted on 3/8/2011 2:34:23 PM

Kim Co-authors Article on Juvenile Placement Decisions

Dr. Bitna Kim, of the Department of Criminology, has co-authored the article “The Role of Counsel of Penalty in Juvenile Placement Decisions.”

Posted on 2/10/2011 1:16:32 PM

Roberts and Student Publish on “Traditional Gender Role and Rape Myth Acceptance”

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.”

Posted on 2/4/2011 2:24:03 PM

Gido Publishes on Mentally Ill Women in Jails

Dr. Rosemary Gido, of the Department of Criminology, published a book chapter, “Mentally Ill Women in Jails: Asylums for the Invisible.”

Posted on 1/31/2011 2:14:54 PM

Criminology Faculty and Students Present at American Society of Criminology Meeting

Faculty and students from the Department of Criminology recently presented papers at the American Society of Criminology's annual meeting in November 2010.

Posted on 1/14/2011 1:00:59 PM

Lewis Publishes on Role of Environmental Indicators on Perception of Crime

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.

Posted on 11/18/2010 2:00:35 PM

Lee Publishes on Situational Crime Prevention Strategies

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.

Posted on 11/18/2010 11:41:18 AM

Bolden Publishes on Theory of Gang Dissipation

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.

Posted on 10/25/2010 10:52:49 AM

Kim Receives Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Bitna Kim, Department of Criminology, received the Emerging Scholar Award from the Notheastern Association of Criminal Justice Science.

Posted on 10/25/2010 10:38:22 AM

Roberts Publishes on Inmate’s Reports of Criminal Justice Contacts

Jennifer Roberts, Department of Criminology, published “The Validity of Criminal Justice Contacts Reported by Inmates: A Comparison of Self-Reported Data with Official Records.”

Posted on 9/28/2010 1:50:17 PM

Giever Publishes on U.S. Forensic Science Education and Training

Dr. Dennis Giever of the Department of Criminology recently published a journal article, “Forensic Science Education and Training in the United States.”

Posted on 9/14/2010 3:01:51 PM

Merlo Receives Mentorship Award

Dr. Alida V. Merlo, of the Department of Criminology, received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2010 Mentorship Award.

Posted on 8/13/2010 10:29:23 AM

Giever and Lee Receive Outstanding Researcher Award

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.

Posted on 8/13/2010 10:23:16 AM

Austin Receives Grant for “Jungle Law in Mindanao”

Dr. Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, received a grant for “An Ethnographical Study on the Normalization of Theft.”

Posted on 7/30/2010 10:21:15 AM

Albanese Presented on Organized Crime

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.

Posted on 4/28/2010 10:38:51 AM

Roberts Publishes Book Chapter on Life Event Calendar Method

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.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:34:32 AM

Mutchnick Publishes on Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

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.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:20:55 AM

Merlo Presents Paper on Juvenile Justice Policy

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.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:14:02 AM

Martin, Hanrahan, and Bowers Publish on House Arrest and Electronic Monitoring

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.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:09:08 AM

Gido Appointed to Pa. House and Senate Advisory Committee

Dr. Rosemary Gido, professor of Criminology, was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania House and Senate Advisory Committee on Incarcerated Parents.

Posted on 1/5/2010 11:26:46 AM

Martin Presents on “Criminology and Its Discontents”

Dr. Randy Martin, professor of Criminology, recently presented “Criminology and Its Discontents: A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Criminological Theory” in South Korea.

Posted on 1/5/2010 11:12:41 AM

Lewis Publishes Book on “Zero-Tolerance Juvenile Alcohol Law”

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.

Posted on 11/30/2009 9:57:05 AM

Merlo Presents on “Balancing Vengeance and Mercy”

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.

Posted on 11/30/2009 9:51:40 AM

Kim and Merlo Present at Asian Association of Police Studies in Taiwan

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.

Posted on 11/17/2009 10:50:03 AM

Gido Presents on “Prison Industrial Complex” at People’s G20 Summit

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.

Posted on 11/17/2009 10:43:38 AM

McCauley Recognized Before Supreme Court of British Columbia

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,

Posted on 11/17/2009 10:28:42 AM

Alpha Phi Sigma Donates Food to ICCAP

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.

Posted on 11/11/2009 10:41:49 AM

Kim Publishes Book on General Control Theory of Women

Dr. Bitna Kim, professor of Criminology, recently published the book “General Power Control Theory of Women: Prosocial and Antisocial Risk-taking Behaviors among Women.”

Posted on 6/10/2009 2:15:26 PM

Merlo Publishes “Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency”

Dr. Alida Merlo, professor of Criminology, recently published the book “Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency.”

Posted on 6/10/2009 11:22:10 AM

Criminology Awards Ceremony Held May 3

The Department of Criminology held its annual awards ceremony on Sunday, May 3, 2009, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 6/3/2009 10:44:32 AM

Giever Receives Volunteer Service Award

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.

Posted on 5/22/2009 11:47:02 AM

Lewis Publishes on Juvenile Alcohol Use Deterrence and Other Topics

Dr. John Lewis, professor of Criminology, recently published articles on juvenile alcohol use deterrence, professionalism in policing, and drunk driving legislation.

Posted on 5/12/2009 2:42:45 PM

In Memory of Imogene L. Moyer, Ph.D.

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.

Posted on 4/30/2009 1:14:36 PM

Kim Publishes Chapters about Juvenile Corrections

Dr. Bitna Kim, professor of Criminology, recently published two chapters in the book Juvenile Corrections.

Posted on 3/30/2009 9:48:21 AM

Criminology Awardees Recognized at Recent ACJS Meeting

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:

Posted on 3/30/2009 9:27:31 AM

Slovenian Professor and Students Visit IUP Criminology

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.

Posted on 3/18/2009 1:41:06 PM

Presentation on “Failure of Humanity: Our Passion to Punish”

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.

Posted on 1/30/2009 9:19:29 AM

Myers Publishes Coauthored Article on “Get Tough” Policies

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.

Posted on 1/6/2009 2:06:42 PM

Frenzel Awarded Grant

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.

Posted on 12/19/2008 1:20:29 PM

Lee Publishes Coauthored Article

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.

Posted on 12/16/2008 3:03:28 PM

New Assistant Professor Joins Faculty

Dr. Bitna Kim, assistant professor, joined the Department of Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Fall of 2008.

Posted on 12/11/2008 1:09:23 PM

Doctoral Students Present at American Society of Criminology

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.

Posted on 12/4/2008 2:04:49 PM

Criminology's Phaneuf Publishes Book

Dr. Shannon Phaneuf, of the Criminology Department, has published the book Security in Schools: Its Effect on Students, LFB Publishing.

Posted on 11/18/2008 2:25:52 PM

Kim’s Coauthored Article, Abused South Korean Women, To Be Published

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.

Posted on 11/13/2008 1:51:51 PM

Gido Publishes Chapter in Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century

Gido publishes a chapter in Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century.

Posted on 10/27/2008 2:00:26 PM

Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin Publish Book

Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin publish book.

Posted on 10/27/2008 1:53:57 PM

Teaching Associate, Clevenger, Wins Graduate Student Paper Award from American Society of Criminology

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.”

Posted on 10/23/2008 10:59:47 AM

Living History Reenactment Presented by Gido

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.

Posted on 10/21/2008 2:01:25 PM

Merlo Presents Paper at European Society of Criminology Annual Meeting

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.

Posted on 9/26/2008 11:06:25 AM

Martin Presents at first Biannual Integral Theory Conference

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.

Posted on 9/24/2008 2:30:11 PM