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LEANNE F. ALARID

LEANNE F. ALARID, Ph.D.

Department of Criminal Justice

Research focus:
Evaluation of supervision strategies and treatment programs within community corrections and institutional correction facilities; Youth and adult offender behavior; Gender, crime, and victimization.
STEPHEN L. CRITES

STEPHEN L. CRITES, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Research focus:
Cognitive and neural processes underlying attitudes, prejudice, and stereotypes; moral attitudes; social neuroscience and event-related brain potentials; lie detection; and how attitudes affect decision-making.
THEODORE R. CURRY

THEODORE R. CURRY, Ph.D.

Department of Criminal Justice

Research focus:
Relationships between immigration and crime in the U.S. both at the individual level and neighborhood level; theories of crime and criminal justice with a focus on gender and race/ethnicity.
TODD CURRY

TODD CURRY, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science

Research focus:
Methods of selection and retention used to staff State Courts of Last Resort in the U.S.; methods of selection and predictable effects on judicial tenure of State Supreme Court justices.
GASPARE M. GENNA

GASPARE M. GENNA, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science

Research focus:
Explaining the success and failure of regional integration in both economic and political dimensions. His work to date involves analyzing state incentives for integration as well as domestic public support.
DANIEL N. JONES

DANIEL N. JONES, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Research focus:
Dark triad of personality; white-collar crime, organizational deviance/malevolence; moral Machiavellianism and antisocial tactics in the service of the greater good; emotional promiscuity and criminal behavior.
CALEB LLOYD

CALEB LLOYD, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Research focus:
Process of offender change in criminal justice and corrections environments (e.g., prisons, probation offices, mandated rehabilitation).
JENNIFER ENO LOUDEN

JENNIFER ENO LOUDEN, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Research focus:
Criminal justice and mental health; community corrections; stigma of mental disorder and criminal justice involvement.
MARIA C. MORALES

MARIA C. MORALES, Ph.D

Department of Sociology

Research focus:
Race, ethnicity, citizenship/nationality, and class; U.S. Latinos; migration; labor markets; informal economies; demography and research methods.
EGBERT ZAVALA

EGBERT ZAVALA, Ph.D.

Department of Criminal Justice

Research focus:
Intimate partner violence, testing criminological theories, homicide, gangs, and criminal behavior by police officers.
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REBECCA REID, Ph.D

Department of Political Science

Research focus:
Rule of law, international law, human rights, judicial decision-making, judicial independence, separation of powers, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Judicial politics; American judicial system.
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JEFF ROJEK, Ph.D

Department of Criminal Justice

Research focus:
Police officer and organization behavior; use of force; officer injuries; racial bias in traffic stops; officer decision-making in tactical events, police practitioner partnerships, and officer misconduct.

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