School of Justice Studies and Sociology – Summer 2017

School of Justice Studies and Sociology – Summer 2017

Elizabeth GurianElizabeth Gurian

  • Has been awarded an Independent Study Leave for Multicide: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder through Offending Patterns, Theoretical Explanations, and Outcomes.
  • Received a Charles A. Dana Research Fellowship from Norwich University’s Faculty Development Program for Comparing Partnered Serial and Mass Murderers: An Examination of Offending Patterns, Theoretical Explanations, and Adjudications/Outcomes. It will be a chapter in her upcoming book and be the basis of conference presentations at the European Society of Criminology in September, and American Society of Criminology in November
  • Her article “Offending, adjudication, and outcome patterns of solo male, solo female, and partnered mass murderers” was accepted for publication in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

 

stephanie-maass

Stephanie Maass

  • Received a Charles A. Dana Research Fellowship from Norwich University’s Faculty Development Program for Making It Stick: Retention of Best Practices in Probation. She will be looking at probation officers’ retention of skills learned in training, using observational data to assess retention of skills over a six-month follow-up period, and examining if ongoing coaching in best practices affects retention of skills.

 

Emily Meyer

Emily Meyer

  • Gave a Charles A. Dana talk, “Constructing Crime News: Journalistic Processes in Reporting Intimate Partner Violence,” in the Todd Multipurpose Room of the Kreitzberg Library on March 30.
  • Awarded a $4,000 Bride Award to attend and participate in the International Academy of Law and Mental Health’s (IALMH) 35th International Congress in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Was awarded a Charles A. Dana Research Fellowship for From Victim to Offender and Back Again: Identity Formation Among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Under Correctional Supervision. She is planning to interview women who are either incarcerated or recently released from a correctional facility who are also victims of domestic violence, in order to get a better understanding of how they view being both a victim of a crime and a perpetrator of it.

 

Penny ShtullPenny Shtull

  • Has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Crime Research Group, Vt.
  • Presented “Stalking on Campus” at the National Social Science Association Conference in Las Vegas in April.
  • Served on the New England Chiefs of Police Community Policing Awards Committee in March and April.
  • Was interviewed on Channel 3 WCAX News (TV, online & in print media) on the topic, “Will Extra Police Make Burlington Safer?” which addressed the impact of hiring additional police officers on crime rates, April 4.
  • Was interviewed on Channel 3 WCAX News (TV, online & in print media) on the topic, “Homicides Up Last Year in Vermont” addressing the factors that impact homicide rates, May 2.

 

Aimee VieiraAimee Vieira

  • Received a Charles A. Dana Category I Grant from Norwich University’s Faculty Development Program.
  • Reviewed the book Global Amenity Migration: Transforming Rural Culture, Economy and Landscape, edited by L. A. G. Moss and R. S. Glorioso]. Rural Sociology 82(2): 381-384.

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