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Patricia Warren

Patricia Warren

Associate Professor
Director of the Undergraduate Program
310C Eppes Hall


Ph.D. 2005, North Carolina State University; Sociology
M.S. 1999, North Carolina Central University; Criminal Justice
B.A. 1994, North Carolina Central University; Criminal Justice

Courses Taught

  • Criminology
  • Social Deviance
  • Race, Crime, & Social Control

Research Interests

  • Racial profiling
  • Race and class inequalities
  • Disparities in criminal justice processing
  • Crime and social control


  • 2010 Warren, Patricia. Ted Chiricos, William Bales. (Forthcoming) “The Imprisonment Penalty for Young Black and Hispanic Males: A Crime-Specific Analysis.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
  • 2010 Warren, Patricia. (Forthcoming) “The Continuing Significance of Race: An Analysis of Trust across Two Levels of Policing.” Social Science Quarterly. {December 2010 publication date}
  • 2009 Warren, Patricia and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey. (2009). “Racial Profiling and Searches: Did the Politics of Racial Profiling Change Officer Behavior?” Criminology and Public Policy, 2:343-370.
  • 2008 Patricia Y. Warren. “Perceptions of Police Disrespect During Vehicle Stops: A Race- Based Analysis.” Crime and Delinquency. {Printed Online first May 9, 2008}
  • 2006 Patricia Y. Warren, Donald, Tomaskovic-Devey, William R. Smith, Matthew Zingraff, Marcinda Mason. “Driving While Black: Bias Processes and Racial Disparity in Stops.” Criminology, 44(3), 709-736.


  • 2010 Mcknight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship, (One year research fellowship)
  • 2008 “Crime and Justice Summer Institute: Broadening Perspectives and Participation.” Criminal Justice Research Center, Ohio State University and the National Science Foundation, July 7-25, 2008.
  • 2007 Florida State University, First Year Assistant Professor Award ($16,000)