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                                                                                   A Newsletter for Criminal Justice Educators

                                                                                   From Anderson Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier S&T Books

        ASC Meeting a Success in Washington, DC                                    ACJS to Hold March Conference in NYC
            The American Society of Criminology (ASC) held a successful               The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) will hold its
        annual meeting, November 16–19, 2011, in Washington, DC. The               annual meeting March 13–17, 2012, at the Marriott Marquis Times
        meeting’s theme was “Breaking the Mold: Innovations and Bold               Square in New York, New York. The theme of the meeting will be
        Ventures in Criminology.” ASC is an international organization that        “Sustainable Justice.” Heather L. Pfeifer (University of Baltimore) is
        brings together a multidisciplinary forum fostering criminology study,     Program Chair.
        research, and education.                                                       In addition to workshops, panels, and presentations, the 2012
            As noted in the Fall 2011 issue of CJ Update, where winners’           Annual Meeting will feature a Professional Development Teaching
        names were specified, awards were conferred to outstanding leaders in      Workshop that will be held Tuesday evening, March 13, and continued
        the field, including Anderson author Patricia Van Voorhis (University      on Wednesday morning, March 14, 2012. This workshop is designed
        of Cincinnati), who received the prestigious August Vollmer Award.         to help faculty develop new and innovative ways of teaching.
            The next annual meeting will take place November 14–17, 2012,          Experienced teachers and scholars will facilitate the sessions, offer
        in Chicago, Illinois, at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. The theme for      information about creating and facilitating online courses, present tips
        the meeting is “Thinking About Context: Challenges for Crime and           for submitting manuscripts to journals, suggest techniques on how to be
        Justice.” Program chairs are Pamela Wilcox and John Wooldredge of          productive and find time to write, and more. It is open to all interested
        the University of Cincinnati.                                              ACJS attendees and is free of charge, but registration is limited.

           For more information, contact: ASC, 1314 Kinnear Road, Suite               For more information on ACJS or its annual meetings, contact:
        212, Columbus, OH 43212. Phone: 614.292.9207. Fax: 614.292.6767.           Cathy L. Barth, Association Manager, National Office, P.O. Box 960,
        E-mail: asc@asc41.com Web site: http://www.asc41.com                       Greenbelt, MD 20768-0960. Phone: 301.446.6300. Fax: 301.446.2819.
                                                                                   E-mail: manager@acjs.org.

        Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
                                                                                   NEACJS Plans June Conference in RI
            The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program invites scholars
        to apply for one of their National Instructor Training Institutes.             The Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences
        Inside-Out provides an opportunity for instructors to hold semester-       (NEACJS) will hold its annual meeting June 6–9, 2012, at Roger
        long classes in prison with “inside” and “outside” students                Williams University Conference Center in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
        learning and working together collaboratively. Inside-Out creates          The meeting’s theme will be “Intellectuals or Entrepreneurs? Criminal
        a dynamic partnership between institutions of higher learning              Justice Education and Practice in the 21st Century.”
        and correctional systems in order to deepen the conversation                   Dennis Kenney of John Jay College will be speaking on academic
        about and transform approaches to issues of crime and justice.             entrepreneurship Wednesday evening for the Michael Israel Policy
        The structure of Inside-Out is on three programmatic levels:               Panel. Joan Sweeney, Co-Director of the Teaching Police Department
        college-prison courses, the expanding local and national network           Initiative in Providence, will be the luncheon speaker. Instead of a
        of instructors, and the Think Tank at Graterford Prison.                   plenary speaker, there will be an NEACJS Town Meeting in which
            The Institute is a comprehensive, intensive training program that      attendees will be able to raise topics of interest for discussion by the
        covers everything necessary to develop a course in the Inside-Out          entire group. The session will be emceed by Anderson author
        model: curriculum development, setting parameters, institutional           Gary Cordner (Police Administration, 6th ed.).
        relationships, group dynamics, interactive pedagogical approaches,             NEACJS is the official regional organization of the Academy of
        and more. Training will be followed by consultation to assist in on-site   Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). It is an organization of scholars
        program development. Inside-Out has a growing national network of          and criminal justice practitioners dedicated to improving scholarship,
        instructors who are taking this pedagogy forward in their own areas,       service, and practice in criminal justice. For more information,
        both in geography and discipline.                                          see http://www.neacjs.org
            For more information, visit the Inside-Out web site at
        http://www.insideoutcenter.org. E-mail: insideout@temple.edu

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                    Program Development

        Argosy University (Atlanta Campus)                                                 John Jay College of Criminal Justice
            Argosy University in Atlanta has added a new Bachelor of Science                  John Jay College of Criminal Justice and New York Law School
        degree in criminal justice. Students in the program learn critical-                have announced plans to start a new joint degree program in forensic
        thinking, communication, research, and professional skills by taking               psychology and law.
        courses in criminal law, the court system, investigations, criminology,
                                                                                               The program will take four years to complete, and students will
        and criminal procedure. They can select a concentration in corrections,
                                                                                           finish with a Master of Arts in forensic psychology from John Jay and a
        forensic psychology, homeland security, management, police, security
                                                                                           Juris Doctor from New York Law School. The program is intended for
        management, or substance abuse. Articulation agreements with local
                                                                                           law students with an interest in mental disability law and psychology
        police academies allow officers to get credit for courses already
                                                                                           graduate students who wish to learn more about the legal system.
        completed at such training programs. To enhance the program, they
        have invested in a state-of-the-art firearms training simulator lab that               New York Law School already offers 13 courses dealing with
        allows students to practice scenarios they would likely face on the job.           mental disability law, while John Jay already offers an M.A. in forensic
                                                                                           psychology, which examines psychology as it relates to courts and
            Argosy University was formed in 2001 by the merger of
                                                                                           the law. Six of the 35 faculty members in John Jay’s psychology
        three academic institutions: The American School of Professional
                                                                                           department are both psychologists and attorneys.
        Psychology, The University of Sarasota, and the Medical Institute
        of Minnesota. The system, which is made up of 19 campuses in                           Students must apply and be accepted to both schools separately.
        13 states, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for the                     Once in the program, which will start in the Fall of 2012, they will
        Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of                     take classes including a survey of mental disability law; criminal
        Schools and Colleges. The Atlanta campus, which joined the                         psychological assessment; and mental health professionals, social
        system in 2001, is the university’s largest. Argosy combines                       science, and the law. The program’s coordinator is James Wulach.
        online instruction with classroom teaching. Classes are mostly                     For more information, go to http://www.jjay.cuny.edu
        held at night and on weekends to accommodate working students.
        For information, visit www.argosy.edu/Atlanta.
        Phone: 888.671.4777.                                                               Peirce College
                                                                                               Peirce College will offer a new degree in criminal justice,
                                                                                           expected to be a growth area in an age of terrorist threats. Students
        The Citadel                                                                        can customize their degree for a particular career, concentrating on
            The Citadel Graduate College has opened enrollment to a new                    policing, corrections, investigations, private security, or juvenile justice.
        graduate certificate in homeland security. The program will introduce              The program is designed to help graduates find jobs in corporate
        students to basic homeland security concepts, applicable management                security as well as in government and traditional law enforcement.
        principles, and policy analysis, as well as skills necessary to address            The program will offer associate’s degrees first and eventually expand
        security challenges within the United States and abroad.                           to bachelor’s degrees.

            Five three–credit hour courses are required to complete the graduate               Peirce College caters mainly to working adults. For more
        certificate. Homeland Security will be taught by Jonathan Hoffman,                 information, contact http://www.peirce.edu
        former deputy assistant secretary for intergovernmental programs at the
        U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he helped coordinate
        the relationship between state, local and tribal governments, and                  University of Louisville
        Homeland Security. Domestic and International Terrorism will be                        The University of Louisville has a new program reflecting the
        taught by David Hurley, who has a Ph.D. in criminal justice from the               intimate relationship between peace and justice. Peace is intrapersonal,
        University of Cincinnati and has been senior counterintelligence analyst           interpersonal, and a global goal among neighbors, social and
        in the U.S. Army Reserves. For more information about the graduate                 ethnic groups, and nations. The University has recently created
        certificate in homeland security, go to http://www.citadel.edu or                  an undergraduate certificate in Peace, Nonviolence, and Conflict
        contact Martha Hurley, Political Science and Criminal Justice                      Transformation Studies for any major. Students may apply for the
        Professor. E-mail: martha.hurley@citadel.edu. Phone: 843.953.0319.                 certificate beginning in Fall 2012. For more information, contact:
                                                                                           Russell Vandenbroucke, Director. Phone: 502.852.8444.
                                                                                           E-mail: r.vandenbroucke@louisville.edu

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                                                                     Law Officer’s “Below 100” Initiative
                                                                        Law Officer Magazine’s Below 100 is an initiative that aims to reduce police line-of-
                                                                     duty deaths to below 100, a number not seen since 1949. In the last 10 years, an average of

                Focus on Faculty                                     150 officers have been killed annually. Innovations in training, emergency medicine, and
                                                                     vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring the number
        Robert J. Boyer, professor of criminal                       down from 278, the all-time high for officer deaths in 1974, but more needs to be done.
        justice at Luzerne County Community                              The Law Officer initiative has identified five key tenets by which officer safety can be
        College, has been chosen by the                              improved: Wear Your Seatbelt; Watch Your Speed; Wear Your Vest; WIN (What’s Important
        Pennsylvania Department of Education to                      Now?); and Remember: Complacency Kills. The initiative focuses on the belief that every
        serve as a subject matter expert for reviews                 officer, trainer, and supervisor must take individual and collective responsibility for the
        of new criminal justice programs at technical                decisions and actions that contribute to safety. Law Officer is committed to providing the
        schools and colleges in the Commonwealth.                    tools and resources needed to make a culture of safety thrive.

        James Cook became the first                                     Below 100 “Train the Trainer” courses are offered in various parts of the country.
        criminology major to graduate from                           Early 2012 sessions will be held in Las Vegas, NV; Raleigh, NC; Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles,
        Framingham State University.                                 CA; Carlsbad, CA; and Post Falls, ID. They are presented by various groupings of
                                                                     Dale Stockton, Gordon Graham, Travis Yates, and Brian Willis.
        Amy D’Unger, Associate Director of                               The editor of Law Officer Magazine, Dale Stockton is a 32-year-veteran of law
        Undergraduate Studies at the Georgia                         enforcement. He has served as a Commissioner for California POST, the agency responsible
        Institute of Technology, is new chair of                     for all California policing standards, is a widely published public safety photographer
        the American Society of Criminology’s                        and writer, and has taught college-level criminal justice classes for more than 15 years.
        Division of Women and Crime.                                 Gordon Graham is a 33-year veteran of law enforcement with extensive experience in risk
                                                                     management. He holds a juris doctorate from Western State University. Travis Yates was
        Michael Harrington recently joined                           named 2008 Law Officer Trainer of the Year and is a captain with the Tulsa (OK) Police
        Northern Michigan University as a professor                  Department. He has been involved in police driver training since 1996. Brian Willis is
        in the Criminal Justice Department.
                                                                     an internationally recognized speaker and trainer who focuses on helping law enforcement
                                                                     professionals achieve personal excellence. He draws on 25 years of law enforcement
        Dae-Hoon Kwak recently joined                                experience with the Calgary Police Service and was recognized as the 2011 Law Officer
        the Department of Criminal Justice
                                                                     Trainer of the Year. He is the author of several books on “the Winning Mind.”
        Sciences at Illinois State University
        as Assistant Professor.                                           The “Below 100” initiative is just one of many resources to be found through Law
                                                                     Officer.com. Law Officer features new content every business day on tactics, technology,
        Susan Miller, Professor at the University                    and training for law enforcement. For further information, go to: http:/www.lawofficer.com
        of Delaware, is the winner of the ACJS
        2012 Outstanding Book Award for her                          NIJ/BJA Approve Grant to Study HOPE Project
        book, After the Crime: The Power of                              Penn State’s Justice Center for Research has received part of a $2.5 million grant from
        Restorative Justice Dialogues between                        the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to study
        Victims and Violent Offenders.
                                                                     the Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) project, which could reduce
                                                                     recidivism rates among drug offenders nationwide. The Justice Center will work in tandem
        Christopher O’Connor recently                                with Research Triangle Institute (RTI), analyzing data collected at four correctional agencies
        joined the faculty of the University
                                                                     in Oregon, Arkansas, Massachusetts, and Texas.
        of Wisconsin, Superior, as Assistant
        Professor of Criminal Justice.                                   The HOPE project is designed to deter drug offenders from continued abuse by
                                                                     implementing a policy of frequent testing and brief, mandatory incarcerations (from one
        Stephen F. Pires has recently joined the                     to three days) for each offense. If found to be successful, the program’s broad application
        faculty of Florida International University                  could reduce the cost of drug-abuse–related correctional measures by limiting the length of
        as Assistant Professor in the Department                     prison sentences, reducing the rate of repeat offenses, and reserving space in drug treatment
        of Criminal Justice. His areas of expertise                  programs only for those who truly cannot get well on their own.
        include situational crime prevention, crime
                                                                         Doris MacKenzie, director of the Justice Center for Research, is co-principal
        mapping, and conservation criminology.
                                                                     investigator on the project. She will be joined on the project by co-principal investigator
                                                                     Pam Lattimore, principal scientist in RTI’s Crime, Justice Policy and Behavior Program;
        Natalie Sokoloff has retired after
                                                                     co-investigator Gary Zajac, managing director of the Justice Center for Research; and
        teaching at John Jay College of Criminal
                                                                     a team of Penn State research assistants and graduate students. The Justice Center for
        Justice for 40 years. She is doing new
                                                                     Research, established in 2009, is a partnership of the College of the Liberal Arts, University
        work with women in Maryland prisons.
                                                                     Outreach, and the Justice and Safety Institute, and is focused on helping local, state, federal,
                                                                     and international communities with criminal justice research and policy. In addition to work
        Richard H. Ward, coauthor (with James
        W. Osterburg) of Anderson’s Criminal                         on the HOPE grant, the Justice Center for Research is working on two research initiatives
        Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing                   with the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, a study of Pennsylvania’s use of the death penalty,
        the Past, is the new Associate Vice                          and is involved in ongoing research with the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing to
        President for Research and Special                           develop effective methods of risk assessment in Pennsylvania’s sentencing, resentencing,
        Programs at the University of New Haven.                     parole, and recommitment guidelines. For more information about the Justice Center for
                                                                     Research, visit: http://www.justicecenter.psu.edu E-mail: JusticeCenter@la.psu.edu

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                                                                                              Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate
                                                                                                  The Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate prepares
                                                                                              educators to teach and improve online courses using the
                     In Memoriam                                                              Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education—learning
                                                                                              effectiveness, scale, faculty and student satisfaction,
                                                                                              and access. The certificate consists of a nine-week
        Patrick V. Murphy
                                                                                              foundation course and a variety of electives or learning
            Former New York City Police Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy died                   specializations that focus on improving overall
        December 16, 2011, at the age of 91. Murphy made his reputation as a reform-          competency within a specific area of academic focus.
        oriented police official in four cities during the 1960s and 1970s: as police chief   The workshops in each specialization are structured to
        in Syracuse, NY; as the first public safety director of Washington, DC; as police     encourage skill development and practical application
        commissioner of Detroit, MI; and as police commissioner in New York. He               within the participants’ specific job function. Upon
        served as the first director of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration         completing the foundation course, individuals can select
        and served for 12 years as president of the Police Foundation, which helped set       three individual electives, one specialization, or multiple
        the agenda for modern policing by carrying out research studies on such topics        specializations that best suit professional development
        as police corruption, deadly force, policewomen on patrol, domestic violence,         objectives. Mentors work individually with each
        preventive patrol, and, in 1979, the National Advisory Commission Report on           certificate candidate to accomplish specific goals.
        Higher Education for Police Officers.                                                     The Sloan-C College Pass Professional Development
            Murphy was one of the founding fathers of John Jay College of Criminal            Package is a large-scale workshop program for
        Justice. After promoting police science education in the 1950s, in 1963, Murphy       Sloan-C Institutional Members. Institutions can use the
        helped draft a proposal to create an independent police college as part of the        workshops to improve quality in online education while
        City University of New York, which had been formed two years earlier. The             networking with new colleagues. Sloan-C has more than
        proposal received the support of CUNY Chancellor Albert Bowker, and led to            100 workshops scheduled in 2012 in 74 topic areas.
        the establishment of the College of Police Science, which in 1964 became John         For more information, see their web site at
        Jay College of Criminal Justice.                                                      http://sloanconsortium.org
            According to the John Jay web site, “For his tactics in combating police              If you have ideas and comments about online
        corruption, he was reviled—and feared—by entrenched special interests in              teaching, especially of criminal justice and related
        the department. For his advocacy of restraint in the use of deadly force, and         courses, please share them on the Anderson Publishing
        his pursuit of other reforms, he was censured by fellow police executives. For        Criminal Justice Textbooks Facebook page or the
        his strident advocacy of higher education for police and community-oriented           Anderson Publishing LinkedIn group.
        policing, he was disdained by ‘old-school’ officers who felt these were merely
        gambits by liberals to ruin the department. Yet time after time, history proved
                                                                                              Summer Research Institute at OSU
        Murphy correct.”                                                                          The Crime and Justice Summer Research Institute:
                                                                                              Broadening Perspectives & Participation, will be held
                                                                                              at Ohio State University, July 9–27, 2012. It is designed
        Ellen Pence                                                                           for faculty pursuing tenure and career success in
            Scholar and social activist Ellen Pence died of breast cancer on January 6,       research-intensive institutions, academics transitioning
        2012. Pence was co-founder of the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project,         from teaching to research institutions, and faculty
        an inter-agency collaboration model used in all 50 states in the United States        members carrying out research in teaching contexts.
        and in more than 17 countries. A leader in both the battered women’s movement         Organized by Lauren J. Krivo and Ruth D. Peterson
        and the emerging field of institutional ethnography, she was the recipient of         and funded by the National Science Foundation and the
        numerous awards, including the 2008 Dorothy E. Smith Scholar Activist Award           Ohio State University, the institute promotes successful
        from the Society for the Study of Social Problems for significant contributions       research projects and careers among faculty from
        in a career of activist research.                                                     underrepresented groups working in areas of crime and
                                                                                              criminal justice. During the institute, each participant
            Pence worked with and trained many professionals in the domestic violence
                                                                                              will complete an ongoing project (either a research
        field. She was active in working for institutional change for battered women and      paper or grant proposal) in preparation for journal
        helped found the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP). DAIP’s Creating          submission or agency funding review. In addition,
        a Process of Change for Men Who Batter was based on her work with men who             participants will gain information that will serve as a
        batter. Pence is also credited with creating Coordinated Community Response           tool-kit tailored to successful navigation of the academic
        (CCR), the Duluth Model of intervention in domestic violence cases, which uses        setting. The Summer Research Institute will provide
        an interagency collaborative approach involving police, probation, courts, and        participants with: resources for completing their research
        human services in response to domestic abuse. The primary goal of CCR is to           projects; senior faculty mentors in their areas of study;
        protect victims from ongoing abuse.                                                   opportunities to network with junior and senior scholars;
            Pence was a forerunner in using institutional ethnography to organize             workshops addressing topics related to publishing,
        community groups to analyze problems created by institutional intervention in         professionalization, and career planning; and travel
        families. She founded Praxis International in 1998 and was the chief author and       expenses to Ohio, housing in Columbus, and living
        architect of the Praxis Institutional Audit, a method of identifying, analyzing,      expenses. For more information go to
        and correcting institutional failures to protect people drawn into legal and human    http://cjrc.osu.edu/rdcj-n/summerinstitute
        service systems because of violence and poverty.

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                     POSITION OPENINGS
        Institution:                                                 Institution:                                     Institution:
        Boise State University                                       Georgia State University                         Texas State University,
                                                                                                                      San Marcos
        Department:                                                  Department:
        Criminal Justice                                             Criminal Justice                                 Department:
        Position:                                                    Position:                                        Criminal Justice
        3 positions, lecturer and assistant                          full-time Clinical Instructor position;          Position:
        professor level; begin August 2012                           begin August 2012                                full-time lecturer position,
        Submissions:                                                 Submissions:                                     begin Fall 2012
        letter of application (indicating interest and               letter of application; vita;                     Submissions:
        qualifications for the position); curriculum                 3 letters of reference                           letter of application; résumé; list of
        vita; 3 letters of recommendation; copies                    Review Date:                                     3 references (complete with names,
        of representative publications or similar                                                                     phone numbers, and addresses)
                                                                     until position filled
        evidence of scholarly potential
                                                                     Contact:                                         Review Date:
        Review Date:                                                                                                  until position filled
                                                                     Brian Payne
        until position filled
                                                                     Chair, Search Committee                          Contact:
        Contact:                                                     Department of Criminal Justice                   Mitch Chamlin
        David Mueller                                                Georgia State University                         Criminal Justice Department
        Search #SS-0010-12                                           P.O. Box 4018                                    601 University Drive
        (for Assistant Professor positions)                          Atlanta, GA 30302-4018                           Hines 108
        Search #SS-0001-12                                           E-mail: bpayne@gsu.edu                           San Marcos, TX 78666
        (for Lecturer position)
        Department of Criminal Justice
        Boise State University
        1910 University Dr.                                          Institution:                                     Institution:
        Boise, ID 83725-1955                                         Kutztown University                              Utica College
                                                                     Department:                                      Department:
                                                                     Criminal Justice                                 Criminal Justice
                                                                     Position:                                        Position:
        Eastern Michigan University                                  1 tenure-track position and temporary            tenure-track position,
                                                                     (1-year) faculty position,                       assistant/associate professor level
                                                                     begin Fall 2012
        Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology                                                                       Submissions:
                                                                     Submissions:                                     letter of interest; statement on
                                                                     vita; official transcripts; 3 original letters   teaching and subject expertise;
        tenure-track position,
                                                                     of recommendation                                curriculum vita; contact
        assistant professor level (focus on
        juvenile justice); begin August 2012                         Review Date:                                     information for 3 professional
                                                                     tenure-track position: March 1 until filled      references. Apply online:
        Submissions:                                                                                                  http://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/279
                                                                     temporary position: March 15 until filled
        letter; curriculum vita; evidence of teaching
        effectiveness (summaries of student                          Contact:                                         Review Date:
        evaluations and 1 or 2 relevant syllabi                      Mahfuzul Khondaker                               until position filled
        may be submitted); names and contact                         Chair, Search Committee                          Contact:
        information for at least 3 references.                       Department of Criminal Justice                   R. Bruce McBride
        All applications must be made online                         Kutztown University                              Search Committee Chair
        at https://www.emujobs.com                                   Kutztown, PA 19530                               E-mail: rmcbride@utica.edu
        — Posting #FA1209E.
        Review Date:
        until position filled
        Anders Linde-Laursen
        E-mail: alindela@emich.edu

                                    The institutions represented in CJ Update are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.
                           For detailed position descriptions, applicant requirements, and other information, please contact the institution.

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                     CALLS FOR PAPERS
            Conferences                                                                         Journal:
                                                                                                International Journal of Rural Criminology (IJRC)
            American Society of Criminology (ASC)                                               Contact:
                                                                                                Joseph F. Donnermeyer
            Contact:                                                                            Editor
            Pamela Wilcox                                                                       Room 408 C
            or                                                                                  Kottman Hall
            John Wooldredge                                                                     School of Environment and Natural Resources
            E-mail: crim-asc2012@uc.edu                                                         The Ohio State University
            Comments:                                                                           Columbus, OH 43210
                                                                                                E-mail: donnermeyer.1@osu.edu
            Presentations are invited for ASC’s 2012 Annual Meeting, to be held at
            the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on November 14–17,              Phone: 614.292.9167
            2012. The theme will be “Thinking About Context: Challenges for Crime               Comments:
            and Justice.” Panel submissions, individual paper presentations, poster             The International Journal of Rural Criminology is an electronic journal
            presentations, and roundtable sessions are welcome. Thematic panels,                published through the Knowledge Bank of The Ohio State Universities
            individual paper abstracts, and “author meets critics” panels are due               Libraries. The first issue was released in December 2011. IJRC provides
            March 9, 2012. Posters and roundtable abstracts are due May 11, 2012.               a place for publication of both theoretical and empirical articles about
                                                                                                rural crime. Its perspective is global, and the journal will consider any
            Meeting:                                                                            topic that is both criminological and rural in focus. The next issue will be
            Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA)                                        released in early June, 2012. IRJC may be accessed at: https://kb.osu.edu/
            Davis C. May                                                                        Journal:
            Eastern Kentucky University                                                         Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC)
            E-mail: scja2012@gmail.com
                                                                                                Willard M. Oliver
            Presentations are invited for SCJA’s 2012 Annual Meeting, to be held at
            the One Ocean Resort & Spa in Atlantic Beach, Florida, on September
            26–29, 2012. The theme will be “Examining Criminal Justice Bases,                   E-mail: jqcjc@shsu.edu
            Beginnings, and Bureaucracies on the Beach.” Papers, full panels, and               Comments:
            roundtables are welcome. All abstracts must be submitted electronically             The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC), a
            to: scja2012@gmail.com. The deadline for proposals is July 15, 2012.                new journal to be published in the spring of 2013, is currently soliciting
                                                                                                manuscripts for Volume 1. JQCJC is an international, peer-reviewed
                                                                                                journal focused on the qualitative interpretation and analysis of deviance,
            Journals                                                                            law, and social control. The journal will feature both theoretical and
            Journal:                                                                            analytical research, as well as manuscripts based on methods such as
                                                                                                interviewing, participant observation, ethnography, historical analysis,
            Criminal Justice Policy Review                                                      content analysis, and others which do not rely primarily on numerical
            Contact:                                                                            data. JQCJC will welcome submissions from a variety of perspectives
                                                                                                focusing on the qualitative study of crime and society, including
            EmmaLeigh Kirchner
                                                                                                criminological, criminal justice, sociological, historical, philosophical,
            Assistant Managing Editor
                                                                                                cultural, political, psychological, anthropological, and jurisprudential
            E-mail: e.e.kirchner@iup.edu                                                        approaches. Book reviews of qualitative studies and/or qualitative research
            Phone: 724-357-1247.                                                                methods are also encouraged. Manuscripts should be no longer than
            Comments:                                                                           40 pages in length, typed double-spaced, in APA format (6th Edition).
            Criminal Justice Policy Review is currently soliciting manuscripts for              Articles should be submitted electronically to jqcjc@shsu.edu.
            a special issue on “Sentencing Policies and Practices.” Manuscripts
            considered for publication in this special issue could focus on a variety
            of topics, including (but not limited to): (a) federal, state, and local
            sentencing policies and practices; (b) sentencing guidelines; (c) sentencing
            outcomes; (d) juvenile and adult court sentencing; (e) effects of sentencing
            on recidivism; (f) sentencing of special categories of offenders (e.g.,
            homicide, sex offenses, drug offenses); and (g) gender, racial, and ethnic
            disparities in sentencing. All submitted manuscripts should contain
            discussion of relevant implications for criminal justice policy and practice.
            The submission deadline for this special issue is May 31, 2012.

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                                                                                                    A Newsletter for Criminal Justice Educators

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