Spring 2010 ACJS Meeting Faculty Presentations

Department of Criminology Faculty Presentations at ACJS Conference in February, 2010

Frenzel, E., & Troxell, M. (2010, February). Specialty courts in rural Pennsylvania. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Bratina, M., & Frenzel, E. (2010, February). Drug offender sentencing enhancements in a guideline state. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Gido, R. L. (2010, February). Mentally ill females in county jails. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Gido, R. L., Stinchcomb, J., Stojkovic, S., Kerle, K., & Stohr, M. K. (2010, February). Dream big: Attributes of a utopian jail. Roundtable discussion conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Dial, K. C., Kim, B. (2010, February). Untangling the web of factors that contribute to correctional officer stress. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Kim, B., Gerber, J., & Beto, D. R. (2010, February). Predictors of perception of partnerships with parole agencies among law enforcement officers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Kim, B., & Merlo, A. V. (2010, February). Research on women and crime: Exploring a global context in annual meeting presentations over a ten year period (1998-2008). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Lee, D., Huck, J., Kim, B., Bowers, J., Bowen, K., & Spraitz, J. (2010, February). Understanding copingstrategies, drug use, and crime in response to negative affective states. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Myers, D., Giever, D., Lee, D., & Gilliam, J. (2010, February). Practitioner perceptions of juvenile transfer in Pennsylvania. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Puzzanchera, C. M., Merlo, A. V., & Benekos, P. J. (2010, February). The de-youthification of the juvenile justice system. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Szer, M. A., & Merlo, A. V. (2010, February). Does community policing reduce crime? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

ACJS 2010 Panel Chairs and Moderators

Frenzel, E. (Chair). (2010, February). Specialty courts and their impact. Thematic panel session conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Bitna, K. (Chair). (2010, February). Contemporary issues and new opportunities. Thematic panel session conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Albanese, J., & Merlo, A. (Moderators). (2010, February). ACJS Professional development teaching workshop. Workshop session conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.