Iowa State’s U.S. Latino/a Studies Program (USLS) has named Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, as a featured faculty member on its website. Harper will also be teaching a new joint USLS and criminal justice course this fall, Latinas and Victimization: Examining Survival Strategies and Justice (CJST/USLS 360X).
Criminal Justice League Learning Community First-year criminal justice studies (CJ ST) majors are encouraged to join the Criminal Justice League learning community! You will join a group of about 35 first-year students in two shared classes and a seminar where you will learn about your major, crime and the societal and criminal justice response to it, … Continue reading Criminal Justice League Learning Community
Daniel Butler, assistant professor of sociology, had his study, “Understanding How In-prison Experiences Influence Female Offenders’ Maladjustment to Prison,” published in the Dec. 23, 2019, online edition of Justice Quarterly. In this paper, Butler examined whether what women experience while in prison influences assaults, filing of grievances and mental health problems. The results of the … Continue reading Daniel Butler publishes study on how incarceration impacts women
Iowa State student Taea Bonner (’20 criminal justice) is the lead author of the study, “Chaotic Homes, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Serious Delinquency: Differential Effects by Race and Ethnicity,” published in the Nov. 14 online edition of Justice Quarterly. Co-authors are Matt DeLisi, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor, Iowa State; Gloria Jones … Continue reading Student Taea Bonner is lead author of study published in Justice Quarterly