Research Public Health Analyst
2007 Ph.D. Graduate and 2005-2007 Rachin Fellow
Labeling theory, white-collar crime, electronic monitoring
“Having the opportunity to critique papers and then interact with the editor about my opinions was an incredible learning experience. It sharpened my skills as a consumer of research.”
The College holds the editorship of five journals, which provide publication process experience for several graduate students each year.
Criminology is the top journal in the field and is an official publication of the American Society of Criminology. Interdisciplinary in nature, the journal is devoted to crime and deviant behavior—as found in sociology, psychology, design, and systems analysis—and decision theory—as applied to crime and criminal justice.
Criminology and Public Policy, recognized as one of the top criminology journals, is an official publication of the American Society of Criminology. It is a peer-review journal that is devoted to the study of criminal justice policy and practice. A graduate student serves as the managing editor.
The Journal of Drug Issues, one of the oldest journals in this area, is a refereed publication widely used by research scholars, public policy analysts, and those involved in the day-to-day struggle against the problem of drug abuse. The graduate student holding the Rachin Fellowship is the assistant editor of the journal.
The Journal of Quantitative Criminology publishes papers that apply quantitative techniques to substantive, methodological, or evaluative concerns relevant to the criminological community. The contents span a broad range of disciplines, drawing on research advances in statistics, sociology, geography, political science, economics, and engineering. Features include original research, brief methodological critiques, and papers that explore new directions for studying a broad range of criminological topics.
Social Problems: One of the most respected and widely read professional journals in the social sciences, Social Problems is published for the Society for the Study of Social Problems. It publishes accessible, relevant, and innovative articles that present influential sociological findings and theories that have the ability to help us better understand our complex social environment. Graduate students gain insightful publication experience as the managing editor and assistant to the editor.