Resume Updated October 2009
Doctor of Criminology, University of California at Berkeley 6/74
Master of Criminology, University of California at Berkeley 6/71
A.B. in Criminology, University of California at Berkeley 6/70
EXPERIENCE: Teaching, Research, Administration & Awards
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers/Lexington Books
Series Editor, Issues in Crime and Justice (April 2007--)
Eastern Kentucky University
Visiting Distinguished Professor & Scholar (1/04-5/04)
College of Justice & Safety
Eastern Michigan University (9/91-- )
Professor (9/91--) and Head (9/91--9/96), Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
2006 Recipient of the Ronald W. Collins Distinguished
Professor’s Award for Scholarly/Creative Activity(April 2007)
Graduate Coordinator, Criminology and Criminal Justice (9/91- 1/93, 1/97-1/99)
Recording Secretary, College of Arts & Sciences' Department Heads (CAD-EMU), (9/92-9/93)
University of Michigan's Program in American Culture, Outside Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member for Corey Dolgon, established March 1993
Arts Head Representative, College of Arts & Sciences' Research Fellowship and Sabbatical Leave Committee (9/92-9/94)
Head Representative from the College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate Faculty Council (9/93-9/96)
Chair, EMU Task Force on Interdisciplinary Studies (1/94-7/96)
Faculty Research Fellowship, Fall 1996; Sabbatical, Winter 1998; Faculty Research Fellowship, Fall 1999; Spring/Summer Research Fellow, 2000; Faculty Research Fellowship, Fall 2001;
Sabbatical, Fall 2005; Faculty Research Fellowship, Fall 2007; Faculty Research Fellowship, Sp-Su 2009
Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 5th and 6th editions (1997; 2000)
Life Time Achievement Award, Critical Division of the American Society of Criminology, Nov 2007.
Critical Criminologist of the Year, Nov 1999, American Society of Criminology
Writing Across the Curriculum Fellows Program, 2001-2002
Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, awarded March 2003
Western Michigan University, Department of Sociology, Outside
Ph.D. Dissert. Com. Mem. for Donna Killingbeck, estab 2003
Indiana University, Department of Criminal Justice Studies, Outside Dissertation Committee Member for Ryan Baker, estab 2008
University of Nevada at Reno, Outside Dissertation committee member for Judge Donald Shelton, Department of Judicial Studied, established 2009.
Alabama State University (9/85-8/91)
Professor and Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (9/85-8/91)
Chair, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences (9/88- 8/89)
University Wide Research and Funding Selection Committee (6/88- 8/91)
Designed and secured approval from the Alabama Commission on Higher Education for the first graduate criminology program in the State of Alabama, May 1989
ASU $5000 Funded Research Grant for homelessness book (Summer 1989)
Recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences' Dean's Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity, 1990-91
Aurora University, IL. (9/80-8/85)
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice (9/82-8/85)
Designed and secured approval of the curriculum/departmental status for criminal justice
Director, Program in Criminal Justice (9/80-8/82)
Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice (9/84-8/85)
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (9/80-8/84)
Chair, University Wide Internship and Off-Campus Terms Committee (9/82-9/83)
Office of Justice Planning & Evaluation, Portland, Oregon
Policy Analyst (Full-time consultant on Youth Policy Project, 11/79-3/80)
University of Maryland, European Division (1/78-5/79)
Lecturer in Criminology, Law Enforcement, and Sociology
University of Nevada at Las Vegas (8/75-6/77)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology
Coordinator, Criminal Justice Internship Program (5/76-5/77)
Edinboro University, PA. (1/74-5/75)
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Social-psychologist, Office of Special Programs, Edinboro Foundation (9/74-5/75)
Judicial Council of California (Summer 1973)
Research Associate, Individual and Master Court Calendar Study
U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons (10/72-4/73)
Administrative Assistant at the Oakland Community Treatment Center/Halfway House
Ulrey's Home for Boys (Summer 1972)
Houseparent in a group home situation for status and delinquent offenders
University of California at Berkeley (Su '71, Wi '72, Sp '72)
Teaching Assistant in the School of Criminology
University of California at Berkeley (Fall 1971)
Research Assistant at the Center for the Study of Law and Society
University of California at Berkeley (Fa '70, Wi '71, Sp '71)
Readership in the School of Criminology
Napa State Mental Hospital, CA. (1/70-6/70)
Counselor in Adolescent Treatment Program as a part of the Stiles Project of the University of California at Berkeley
AREAS OF ACADEMIC COMPETENCE
Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements, Social Change and Social Justice; Social Deviance and Social Control; Sociology of Law; Public Policy and CJ Administration; Violence and Nonviolence; Homelessness and Housing; Media and Crime; Crime and Inequality; Historical, Comparative and Evaluative Methods; Multidisciplinary and Integrative Studies; Class, Race, and Gender Studies
Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America, 3rd edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 (co-authors)
Criminology: An Integrated Approach. Lanham, MD:
Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.
Battleground: Criminal Justice-- A Two-Volume Encyclopedia.
Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 2007. General Editor
Violence, Conflict and World Order: Critical Conversations on State-Sanctioned Justice, editor/author (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)
Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America. 2nd edition. (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007)(co-authors)
Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003)
Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: Social Realities of Justice in America. (Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing,2001) (co-authors Jeanne Flavin and Paul Leighton) Now out in the original edition with Oxford University Press.
Crime and Crime Control: A Global View, a volume in the World View of Social Issues. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000), Editor
Integrative Criminology, a volume in THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF CRIMINOLOGY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PENOLOGY (Hamsphire, England: Dartmouth/Ashgate Publishing, 1998), Editor
Integrating Criminologies (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998)
Representing O.J.: Murder, Criminal Justice and Mass Culture (Albany, NY: Harrow and Heston, 1996), Editor; Media, Criminal Justice and Mass Culture, republished edition (New York: Criminal Justice Press, 1999).
Media, Process, and the Social Construction of Crime: Studies in Newsmaking Criminology (New York: Garland Press, 1994), Editor
Varieties of Criminology: Readings from a Dynamic Discipline (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1994), Editor
Gimme Shelter: A Social History of Homelessness in Contemporary America (New York: Praeger, 1991; 1992) Choice List of Outstanding Academic Books for 1991 (May 1992) Book Signing Party, Shaman Drum Bookstore, Ann Arbor, Michigan (3/26/93)
Crimes By the Capitalist State: An Introduction to State Criminality (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991), Editor
In Defense of Whom? A Critique of Criminal Justice Reform (Cincinnati: Anderson Publishers, 1980)
Chapters and/or reprinted articles in books
Crimes of the State: Revisiting Crimes by the Capitalist State in State Crime: Intersections of Criminality, edited by Dawn Rothe. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010.
“Revisionist history, visionary criminology, and needs-based justice,” originally published in Contemporary Justice Review, 2003, 6, 3 reprinted in Recent Developments in Criminal Theory (The International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice & Penology, second series, edited by Stuart Henry and Scott A. Lukas, 2009, Surrey: ASGHATE PUBLISHING LIMITED,UK.
“Julia and Herman Schwendinger” in Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology, edited by Keith Hayward, Shadd Maruna, and Jane Mooney. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2009. co-author, C. Pagni.
“Doing Newsmaking Criminology from Within the Academy,” originally published in Theoretical Criminology, 2007, 11, 2 reprinted in Crime and Media (Three Volumes), edited by Yvonne Jewkes, 2009. London: Sage Publishing.
“Towards an Integrative Study of International Crimes and State-Corporate Criminality: A Reciprocal Approach to Gross Human Rights Violations” in Supranational Criminology: Towards a Criminology of International Crimes, edited by Roelof Haveman and Alette Smeulers, 2008. Antwerp: Intersentia.
“Integrative Criminology” in The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory, edited by Eugene McLaughlin and Tim Newburn (forthcoming).
“Class Justice” (co-author), “Equal Justice and Human Rights,” and “Peacemaking Criminology” in G. Barak (Gen Editor) 2007, Controversies in Criminal Justice, a 2-volume encyclopedia, Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.
“A Critical Perspective on Violence.” In Advancing Critical Criminology: Theory and Application (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006), edited by Walter Dekeseredy and Barbara Perry.
“Applying Integrated Theory: A Reciprocal Theory of Violence and Nonviolence.” In Essential Criminology Reader (Boulder, CO: Westview, 2005), edited by Stuart Henry and Mark Lanier.
“Representing O.J. and the Trial of the 20th Century.” In the three volume set, Famous Trials from the American Colonies to the Present (Westport, CN: Praeger, 2004), edited by Frankie Bailey and Steven Chermak.
“A Reciprocal Approach to Terrorism and Terrorist-Like Behavior.” Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Criminological Perspectives (NY: Elsevier Press, 2004), edited by Mathieu Deflem.
“Violence and Society” course syllabus in Violence
Resource Book published by the American Sociological Association, August 2003.
“Integrative Theories.” Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2002), edited by David Levinson.
“Foreword” to Varieties of State Crime and Its Control (Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 2000), edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross.
“Introduction: A Comparative Perspective on Crime and Crime Control” in Crime and Crime Control: A Global View (Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 2000), edited by Gregg Barak.
"Sexuality and Criminal Law" in The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior: Volume Three, Sexual Deviance (London: Taylor and Francis, 2000), Editor-in-Chief, Clifton D. Bryant, co-author, C.Pagni.
"Capstone Advanced Criminology (CRM 447) Syllabus," in Criminology Resource Book (Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Teaching Resource Center, 2000),ed. by Richard Wright(2nd.ed.).
"Constituting O.J.: Mass-Mediated Trials and Newsmaking Criminology" in Constitutive Criminology at Work (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999), edited by Dragan Milovanovic and Stuart Henry.
"An Integrative-Constitutive Theory of Crime, Law, and Social Justice" (co-authored with Stuart Henry) in Social Justice/Criminal Justice: The Maturation of Critical Theory in Law, Crime, and Deviance (Belmont, Ca: Wadsworth, 1999), edited by Bruce Arrigo.
"Time for an Integrated Critical Criminology" in Cutting the Edge: Current Perspectives in Radical and Critical Criminology (Westport, CN: Greenwood, 1998), edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross.
"The Crimes of the Homeless or the Crime of Homelessness: On the Dialectics of Criminalization, Decriminalization, and Victimization" (co-author) and "Newsmaking Criminology: Reflections on the Media, Intellectuals, and Crime" in Radical Criminology (U.K.: Darthmouth, 1997), edited by Michael Lynch.
"Representing O.J.: An Introduction" and "Media, Discourse, and the O.J. Simpson Trial: An Ethnographic Portrait" in Representing O.J. (1996)
"Constitutive Criminology: An Overview of an Emerging Postmodernist School" (co-authored with S. Henry and D. Milovanovic) in Thinking Critically About Crime (Vancouver, B.C.: Collective Press, 1996), edited by Brian MacLean and Dragan Milovanovic
"Mass-Mediated Regimes of Truth: Race, Gender, and Class in Crime "News" Thematics" in Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology: The Intersection (New York: Garland, 1996), edited by Martin D. Schwartz and Dragan Milovanovic
"A National Housing Policy Can Reduce Homelessness" in The Homeless: Opposing Viewpoints (San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1996), edited by Tamara L. Roleff
"Media, Crime, and Justice: A Case for Constitutive Criminology" in Cultural Criminology (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1995), edited by Jeff Ferrell and Clinton R. Sanders
"Homelessness" in Magill's Survey of Social Science: Sociology(Salem Press, 1994), edited by McCrea Adams
"Media, Society and Criminology" and "Newsmaking Criminology: Reflections on the Media, Intellectuals, and Crime" in Media, Process, and the Social Construction of Crime: Studies in Newsmaking Criminology (1994)
"Criminological Theory in the 'Post-Modernist' Era" and "Crime, Criminology and Human Rights: Toward an Understanding of State Criminality" in Varieties of Criminology (1993)
"The Epidemiology of Homelessness in Black America" in Handbook of Black American Health: The Mosaic of Conditions, Issues, Policies and Prospects (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993), edited by Ivor Lensworth Livingston
"Crime, Criminology and Human Rights: Toward an Understanding of State Criminality in Political Crime in Contemporary America: A Critical Approach (Garland Press, 1993), edited by Kenneth Tunnel
"Radical Humanist Sociology: An Alternative to Traditional Humanism" in The Humanist Sociology Resource Book (Washington, DC:
American Sociological Teaching Resource Center, 1993), edited by
Martin Schwartz, 2nd edition
"Homelessness and the Case for Community-Based Initiatives: The Emergence of a Model Shelter as a Short Term Response to the Deepening Crisis in Housing" in Criminology as Peacemaking (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991) edited by Harold Pepinsky and Richard Quinney
"Toward a Criminology of State Criminality" and "Resisting State Criminality and the Struggle for Justice" in Crimes by the Capitalist State: An Introduction to State Criminality (1991)
“An Indirect-Effects Model of Mediated Adjudication: The CSI Myth, the Tech Effect, and Metropolitan Jurors' Expectations for Scientific Evidence,” Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 12 (1) (2009) (two co-authors)
“Examining the ‘CSI-effect’ in the Cases of Circumstantial Evidence and Eyewitness Testimony: Multivariate and Path Analyses,” Journal of Criminal Justice, 37 (4) (2009) (two co-authors)
“That was then, this is now, what about tomorrow? Future Directions in State Crime Studies,” Critical Criminology, Spring 2009, a collective of 8 authors.
“Doing Newsmaking Criminology from within the Academy.” Theoretical Criminology, 11 (2) (2007)
“A Study of Juror Expectations and Demands Concerning Scientific Evidence: Does the ‘CSI Effect’ Exist?” Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 9 (2) (2007) (two co-authors)
“Mediatising Law and Order: Applying Cottle’s Architecture of Communicative Frames to the Social Construction of Crime and Justice.” Crime, Media, and Culture 3 (1) (2007)
“A Reciprocal Approach to Peacemaking Criminology: Between Adversarialism and Mutualism.” Theoretical Criminology, 2005, vol. 9, no.3.
“Class, Race, and Gender in Criminology and Criminal Justice: Ways of Seeing Difference.” Race, Gender, and Class: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2004, vol. 12, no. 2.
“Revisionist History, Visionary Criminology, and Needs-Based Justice.” Contemporary Justice Review, 2003, Dec, vol 5, no. 3
“Crime and Crime Control in An Age of Globalization: A Theoretical Dissection,” Critical Criminology,2001, vol.10, no. 1.
“Repressive versus Restorative and Social Justice: A Case for An Integrative Praxis,” Contemporary Justice Review, 2000,vol.3,1.
"Trialogues Along the Color Line: (Re)reading Resistance at the End of the Twentieth Century," Critical Studies in Mass Communications 16, Dec (1999), co-authors
“On the State of State Criminality Research,” Humanity and Society, vol. , No. (Summer, 1999), co-authors
"Reflexive Social Justice," Social Justice, Vol. 26, No. 2, Summer (1999), Special 25th Anniversary Issue
"Between the Waves: Mass-Mediated Themes of Crime and Justice," Social Justice, Vol. 21, No 3, Fall-Winter (1995)
"Media, Crime, and Justice: A Case for Constitutive Criminology," Humanity and Society, Vol. 17 , No. 3 (1993)
"Cultural Literacy and a Multicultural Inquiry into the Study of Crime and Justice," Journal of Criminal Justice Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (1991)
"Crime, Criminology, and Human Rights: Toward an Understanding of State Criminality," Journal of Human Justice, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1990)
"The Crimes of the Homeless or the Crime of Homelessness? On the Dialectics of Criminalization, Decriminalization, and Victimization," Contemporary Crises: Law, Crime and Social Policy, Vol. 13, No. 4 (1989) (co-author)
"Newsmaking Criminology: Reflections on the Media, Intellectuals, and Crime," Justice Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 4 (1988)
"Feminist Connections and the Movement Against Domestic Violence: Beyond Criminal Justice Reform," Journal of Crime and Justice, Vol. IX (Winter 1986)
"In Defense of the Rich: The Emergence of the Public Defender," Crime and Social Justice, No. 3 (1975)
"PRIME TIME CRIME," for Allyn & Bacon, Inc. a division of Viacom Productions (1998)
Essays, Reviews, Op Eds, and Miscellaneous
A Review Essay: “Three Lenses on Race, Crime, and Justice “ (forthcoming, 2010) Crime, Law, and Social Change. [The three books include-- After the War on Crime: Race, Democracy, and a New Reconstruction, edited by Mary Louise Frampton, Ian Haney Lopez, and Jonathan Simon. New York: New York University Press. 2008. 238 pp. Race, Crime, and Justice: Contexts and Complexities, special editors: Lauren J. Krivo and Ruth D. Peterson. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, volume 623: May 2009. 244 pp. Racial Divide: Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Criminal Justice System, edited by Michael J. Lynch, E. Britt Patterson, and Kristina K. Childs. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press. 2008. 301 pp.]
A review of Blood, Power, and Bedlam: Violations of International Criminal Law in Post-Colonial Africa (2008), by Christopher Mullins and Dawn Rothe. Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 2009.
A review of Handbook of Restorative Justice: A Global Perspective (2008), edited by Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tiff. Contemporary Sociology, 2009.
A review of Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention (2008, 2nd edition), by Marc Reidel and Wayne Welsh. Criminal Justice Review, 2009.
“Homeland Security failed to protect U.S. from financial harm.” Ann Arbor News. Other Voices, December 12, 2008.
A review of State-Corporate Crime: Wrongdoing at the Intersections of Business and Government, edited by Raymond Michalowski and Ronald Kramer (New Brunswick, NY: Rutgers University Press. Contemporary Sociology, 2007
A Review of Criminology, edited by Chris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin, and Emma Wincup (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) in Crime, Media, and Culture, 2006.
A Review of Lynn Chancer’s High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005) in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 2006.
A Review of Jeffrey Ross’ Violence in Canada: A Sociopolitical Perspective, 2nd edited edition (2005) in International Criminal Justice Review, 2006.
“Review Essay of a Criminologist and his Final Book: On Ian Taylor and Crime in Context: A Critical Criminology of Market Societies in Critical Criminology: An International Journal, Vol 10, No. 1 (2002).
“Pathways to Violence and nonviolence can be similar.” Ann Arbor News, Friday, October 5, 2001.
A Review of H. Richard Uviller’s The Tilted Playing Field: Is Criminal Justice Unfair? in Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 25, No.2 (2001).
“Comparative Criminology: A Global View,” The Critical Criminologist, vol. 10, No. 2 (2000).
"Integrative Criminology," a Theoretical Perspective Entry in The Sage Dictionary of Criminology (London: Sage, 2000), edited by Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie
"Newsmaking Criminology," a Theoretical Concept Entry in The Sage Dictionary of Criminology (London: Sage, 2000), edited by Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie
A review of David Nelken's (ed) The Futures of Criminology in International Review of Criminal Justice, vol. , no. (1998)
A review of David B. Kopel and paul H. Blackman's No More Wacos: What's Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement and Mark Hamm's Apocalypse in Oklahoma: Waco and Ruby Ridge Revenged in Theoretical Criminology, vol. 2, no. 2 (1998)
"Three by Three," The Critical Criminologist, co-authored with Stuart Henry and Dragan Milovanovic, vol. 7, no 2 & 3 (1997)
A Review of Stuart Henry and Dragan Milovanovic's Constitutive Criminology: Beyond Postmodernism in Social Pathology: A Journal of Reviews, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1996).
"Time for an Integrated Critical Criminology," The Critical Criminologist, vol. 7, no.1 & 2 Winter/Spring (1995)
A review of Christopher Jencks' The Homeless in Social Forces, vol 73, no. 3, March (1995)
"Extensive media coverage has not convicted O.J. Simpson," The Ann Arbor News, op. ed. piece, August 23 (1994: A8)
"ADDRESSING MALE PRIVILEGE: Patriarchy promotes violence against women, lack of societal response," The Ann Arbor News, op. ed. piece, Sunday, June 26 (1994: C5)
A review of the videotape, "Domestic Violence: Which Way Out?" produced by KCTS-TV, Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, vol. 2, issue 1: 8-11 (2/1594). Available on the Internet from SUNYCRJ@UACSC2.Albany.Edu
A review of Stephanie Golden's The Women Outside: Meanings and Myths of Homelessness in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, vol. , no. 1994
"Sure, TV is violent, but that's not the real issue," The Ann Arbor News, op. ed. piece, Sunday, Nov. 28 (1993: C3)
A review of Ray Surette's Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images and Realities, in The Justice Professional, Vol. , No. (1993)
"The Violence of Homelessness in America," Safety Network: The Newsletter of the National Coalition for the Homeless, July (1991)
"Other Agenda Behind Gang Story," The Montgomery Advertiser, January 14 (1991)
A review of Diana Gordon's The Justice Juggernaut: Fighting Street Crime, Controlling Citizens, in the American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. , No. (1990)
"The Dialetics of Legal Reform: A Review of The Civil Rights Society: The Social Construction of Victims [by Kristin Bumiller] and Sex, Race and the Law: Legislating for Equality [by Jeanne Gregory]," in Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict and World order, (co-author) Vol. 17, No. 2 (1990)
"The Violent Nature of Homelessness," The Critical Criminologist, Vol. 2, No. 3 (1990)
"Snyder's Death Doesn't Portend Demise of Homeless Movement," The Montgomery Advertiser, July 12 (1990)
"White Crimes Aren't Counted," The Montgomery Advertiser, April 9 (1990)
"Sound Policies Emerge to Ease Jail Overcrowding," The Montgomery Advertiser and Alabama Journal, August 13 (1989)
"Robinson Book Tells Another Side of the Boycott Struggle"
A Review of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson's The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It, in the Montgomery Magazine, No. 90, January 7-13 (1988) and reprinted in Southern Changes, Vol. 10, No. 3 (May/June 1988)
"Black on black crime is a meaningless concept, an empty slogan," The Birmingham News, February 21 (1988)
"The Myth and Reality of Black on Black Crime," Dialogue, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer/Fall 1988)
"Most Rapes Never Reported." The Montgomery Advertiser, October 6 (1988)
"Comment on 'Traditional Contributions to Radical Criminology' by Groves and Sampson," Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, November (1987)
"Farm Bureau Should Trust Voters and Elected Officials," The Montgomery Advertiser, November 2 (1987)
"We need to acknowledge and address growing poverty in our nation," The Birmingham News, June 14 (1987)
"Race will be the hidden agenda in the 1988 presidential election," The Alabama Tribune, June 12 (1987)
"Alternatives to imprisonment save funds, maintain safety," The Mobile Press, February 9 (1987)
"Behind the Numbers on Black Crime," Southern Changes, Vol. 8, No. 6 (Nov/Dec 1986)
"Crime Forum Seeks Public Input," The Montgomery Advertiser, November 12 (1986)
"Montgomery May be the Model," The Montgomery Advertiser, October 2 (1986)
"Minorities, Police Views Distorted," The Montgomery Advertiser, September 9 (1986)
"Police Relations Perplexing," The Montgomery Advertiser, July 25 (1986)
"Is America Really Ready for the Currie Challenge? A Review of Elliott Currie's Confronting Crime: An American Challenge, " in Crime and Social Justice, No. 25 (1986)
"The Ominous Crime Control Policies of Right-Wing Think Tanks: A Review of James Q. Wilson's [edited] Crime and Public Policy," in Crime and Social Justice, No. 23 (1985)
"History of Crime Control" and "Annotative bibliographic comment on David Greenberg's Crime and Capitalism," in Crime and Control: Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Criminology and Criminal Justice, edited by Linda B. Deutschmann and Richard A. Wright (Washington, DC: American Sociological Teaching Resources Center, 1984)
"Punishment and Corrections: A Review of Punishment and Penal Discipline: Essays on the Prison and the Prisoners' Movement [edited by Platt & Takagi] and Corrections: An Issues Approach [edited by Schwartz, Clear and Travis]," in Crime and Social Justice, No. 18 (1982)
"Beyond the Legal Definition of Crime," Criminal Justice Columns, Vol. III, No. 2 (1979)
A book review of Rosett and Cressey's Justice by Consent: Plea Bargains in the American Courthouse, in the American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 83, No. 2 (1977)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Associations, Journals, and Misc
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Criminology, 2008--
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, featured Author versus Critics for my book, Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding, and Discussant for the session, State Crime and Violence, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 2005--
Associate Editor of Crime, Media, and Culture: An International Journal, Jan 2005--
Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, inducted/awarded March 7th, 2003, Annual Meetings, Boston
International Editorial Advisory Board, Theoretical Criminology, Jan 2002--
Associate Editor, Media, Culture, and Crime: An International Journal, March 2004--
Editorial Advisory Board, Critical Criminology: An International Journal, April 2001--
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Chair and Discussant at the session, Cross-National Studies of Crime and Punishment, and Chair at the session, Ideology, Knowledge, and Power: Discourses on Crime and Punishment, San Francisco, Nov 17-20, 2000
Editorial Advisory Board, Race, Gender, and Class: A Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Journal, Jan. 2000--
Tenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and the Treatment of Offenders, invited as an expert observer by the Secretary of the Congress, Jonathan Lucas, April 10-17, 2000, Vienna, Austria
Critical Criminologist of the Year Award, 1999, presented by the Critical Criminology Division of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Nov 1999
University of Helsinki, Finland, Guest Lecturer and Workshop Leader on Newsmaking Criminology for a consortium of universities, research institutes, and investigative journalists; interview with print media, September 20-24, 1999
United Kingdom Lecture Series on Integrative Criminology at the following places: Keele University, Middlesex University, University of Sheffield, University of Edinburgh, University of Durham, University of Northumbria, and University of Teeside, February 17--March 3, 1999
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Criminal Justice Education (Official Publication of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences), 1999--2002
Editorial Advisory Board, Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Official Publication of the American Society of Criminology), 1998--2000
Member, Fellow Awards Committee, American Society of Criminology, 1998-99
Chairperson, Division on Critical Criminology, ASC, 1997-1999
12th International Congress on Criminology, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 24-29, 1998. Chair and organizer of the session on Crime and Crime Control: The Story of Five Nations
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, November 1997, Washington, D.C., Program Chair for Integrative Criminology: Theories, Methods & Policies and Chair and Discussant for the Session, Integrative Criminology: Potpourri II
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, November 1997, San Diego, Chair at the session, "Issues in Theory and Method in Media Research; Discussant at the session, State and Governmental Crime; and Editor meets Critics for my book, Representing O.J.
Annual Meetings of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 1997, Louisville, Chair and Discussant at the lead session, Media, Image, and Crime
Co-editor, The Critical Criminologist, the official newsletter of the Division on Critical Criminology, ASC (1997-2000)
Member, Ethical Issues Subcommittee, American Society of Criminology, 1996-98
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, November 1996, Chicago, Chair at the session, author meets critic for the book, Controlling State Crime: An Introduction, edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, November 1995, Boston, Chair at the sessions, Criminological Verstehen: Political, Critical, and Postmodern and Varieties of Newsmaking Criminology
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, October 1993 in Phoenix, Chair at the session, Theory and Research in Critical Criminology II
Program Chair, Annual Meetings of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 1993 in Kansas City, MO--THEME: Class, Race, and Gender
Deputy Editor, Justice Quarterly, 1993-1995
Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee, Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology, 1992
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1992 in Pittsburgh, Deputy Program Chair and Coordinator for the topical area: Deviance and Criminology; Discussant at the session, Integrating Cultural Diversity into Criminal Justice Teaching; Chair at the session, Newsmaking Criminology
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1991 in San Francisco, Discussant at the session, Sanctioning: Structure and Ideology
Annual Meetings of the Association for Humanist Sociology, Plenary Speaker, conference theme: Homelessness and Poverty in America, October 1991 in Cincinnati
Book Review Editor, November 1986 to May 1991, Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, and World Order (formerly Crime and Social Justice)
Executive Counselor, Division of Critical Criminology, ASC (1990-91)
Minority Liaison, Division of Critical Criminology, ASC (1990-1992)
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1990 in Baltimore, Chair at the session, Politics and Justice Administration, and Discussant at the session, Politics, Social Theory and Crime
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1990 in Denver, Discussant at the session, Racism and the Criminal Justice System
Guest Lecturer at the University of Carelton and Ottawa University (Ontario, Canada), on U.S. Homelessness and the Housing Crisis, Governmental Deviance, and Media, Crime, and Gang Violence (January 19-23, 1990)
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1989 in Reno, Discussant at the session, Criminology as Peacemaking I
University of Alabama's 4th Annual JUSTICE COLLOQUOIA SERIES, 1988-89 (April 12), Invited Outside Scholar to present work on Media, Crime, and Social Justice: The Cases of Drugs, Black on Black Crime, and Homelessness in America
American Sociological Association, 1988-89, Latin American Scholar Award Committee Member, section on Crime, Law and Deviance
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1988 in Chicago, Program Committee Member; Chair at the session, Ideology, Terrorism, and the Global Political Economy; Discussant at the session, Women Abuse and the State; Discussant at the roundtable, Traditional and Innovative Perspectives on Crimes By and Against the State
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, April 1988 in San Francisco, Chair and Discussant at the session, The Economically Disadvantaged and Criminal Justice
Annual Meetings of the Southern Association of Criminal Justice Education, October 1987 in Birmingham, Discussant at the session, System Response to Crime: The Question of Outcomes
Annual Meetings of the ASC, Oct/Nov 1986 in Atlanta, Discussant at the session, Marxist and Critical Criminology
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1986 in Orlando, Discussant at the session, Theories of Criminal Causation, and Presenter at a specially invited Session on Future Directions in Criminological Theory
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1985 in San Diego, Discussant at the session, Women and the Law
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Crime and Justice, October 1985--1994
Annual Meetings of the ASC, November 1984 in Cincinnati, Discussant at the session, Female Homicide and Domestic Conflict: The Continuing Inquiry
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1984 in Chicago, Chair at the session, Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys in Criminal Court, and Discussant at the session, Philosophy, Law, and Justice: Implications for Development of Crime Theory
Annual Meetings of the Association for Humanist Sociology, October 1983 in Hartford, Chair at the session, Control Institutions and Changing National Priorities, and Discussant at the session, Correctional Intervention
Editorial Board Member, Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, and World Order (formerly Crime and Social Justice), April 1982---
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1982 in Louisville, Chair and Discussant at the session, Empirical Studies of Respectable Criminality
Annual Meetings of the ACJS, March 1981 in Philadelphia, Chair at the session, Law and Order Reconsidered
Annual Meetings of the Western Society of Criminology, February 1977 in Las Vegas, Host and Local Arrangements Person
Assistant Editor, The Western Society of Criminology Newsletter, 3/76-3/77
Annual Meetings of the WSC, February 1977 in San Diego, Chair at the session, Public Defenders
PRESENTATIONS and/or UNPUBLISHED PAPERS (2001-1996 plus)
The Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 18-25 April, 2005, Bangkok, Thailand, presented the paper, “A Reciprocal Approach to Youth Violence.”
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, “Postmodernism and Integrative Criminology: The Case of Media and Violence,” at the session, OPEN Forum: Postmodernism and the Reconsideration of Crime, Law, and Social Change; “Ways of Doing Integration: Integrating Theories and Bodies of Criminological Knowledge,” at the session, Theoretical Integration: Conceptual Work, Nov 6-10, 2001, Atlanta
Symposium Speaker, Class, Race, and Gender in Criminology and Criminal Justice: Ways of Seeing Difference, at the Race, Gender & Class Project, 2nd conference, Oct 19-21,2000, New Orleans. Meetings of the formation of the Race, Gender & Class Association. The thematic for the conference—“Race, Gender & Class: Building Bridges Across Disciplines and Communities”
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Panelist at the Roundtable Session, Implications of Differential Oppression Theory for the Quality of American (In)justice, San Francisco, Nov 17-20, 2000
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, "Sexuality, Gender, and the Criminal Law: An Integrative Approach," at a session on Integrative Criminology, Toronto, Nov 1999
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, "An Integrative-Constitutive Theory of Crime, Law, and Social Justice," (co-author) at the session, Integrating Models of Crime and Crime Control: Moving Toward Social Justice and "An Integrative -Constitutive Systems Theory of Delinquency and Control," (co-author) at the session, Integrating Criminologies: Theories, Knowledges, and Disciplines, Washington, D.C., Nov 1998
12th International Congress on Criminology, "An Integrative Approach to the Globalization of Crime and Crime Control," the introductory overview to the double session, Crime and Crime Control: The Story of Five Nations, August 1998, Seoul, Korea
Annual Meetings of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, "Representation, Integration, and Postmodernism: Newsmaking Criminology and the Case of O.J. Simpson," at the session, Postmodern Criminology: Perspectives, March 1997, Louisville
Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, "Integrating Criminologies and the Emerging Paradigm of Interdisciplinarity," at the session, American Criminology at the 20th Century, November 1996, Chicago
Crossroads in Cultural Studies: An International Conference, "Media, Discourse, and the O.J. Simpson Trial: An Ethnographic Portrait," at the session, Media and Popular Culture, July 1996, Tampere, Finland
COMMUNITY and PUBLIC SERVICE
NPR affiliate in Charlotte, NC, WFAE: 90.7 FM, Charlotte Talks, hosted by Mike Collins. Participated on the one-hour talk show devoted to Crime and the Media, February 27, 2007.
“Riprap: The Academic Book Television Program.” CTN cable network, Ann Arbor, Michigan August/September 2005. 30 minute interview about forthcoming book, Crime, Equality, and Justice.
Interview story, “Speaker: Society must face all forms of violence,” Rockford Register Star, Monday, Sept 10, 2001
O.J. Simpson Trial Commentator, Tuesday and Friday mornings on FM 107.1 Kool Radio, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Jan through Oct 1995)
Public Television WBSX-31 interviewed about Media and Crime for 30 minutes on the Sunday Edition show, 8:00 A.M. (April 17, 1994)
Shelter House Association for Ann Arbor, Board Member
Non-profit community organization that purchases/owns property for temporary and/or transitory housing for the homeless (4/92-1/93)
Avalon, Inc., Founding Board Member
Non-profit community organization that purchases/owns property for the permanent housing of formerly homeless and low-income persons, cooperatively run and managed by Avalon and volunteer tenant associations in Washtenaw County (Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor, MI)
(June 1992- July 1993)
The Birmingham News
Interviewed by Peggy Sanford on gang study, "Study fuel for racism, expert says," February 28, 1990
21st Century Leadership Conference, Workshop Leader for "Youth Leaders Focused on Crime," December 17, 1989
St. Judes High School
Crime Awareness Seminar, Presenter on "Being Informed Is a Solution to Child Abuse, Drug Addiction, and Black on Black Crime,"
December 9, 1989
Prison Review Task Force Public Hearing
Testimony presented at the Jefferson County Criminal Justice Center, Birmingham, Al, November 19, 1987
Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons
One of six Alabama residents invited to participate in the workshop, Legislative Strategies for Alternatives to Incarceration, Nashville, October 22-23, 1987
National Rainbow Coalition
Delegate from the 2nd Congressional District of Alabama at the First Biennial Convention, Raleigh, NC, October 9-11, 1987
Confronting Racism in America Conference
Sponsored by the Mayor of Birmingham's Commission on the Status of Women, Panelist at the workshops on Race and Criminal Justice,
September 12, 1987
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Poor Peoples' Crusade: Putting Poverty on the National Agenda, Committee Member to hear and question the testimonies given from statewide advocates and representatives of Alabama's poor, at the Dexter Avenue-King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery,
June 5, 1987
Alabama Public Television, For the Record
Guest/critic with Governor Guy Hunt's Legal Advisor to discuss the governor's proposed drug legislation and related crime control package (bills), May 6, 1987
Civil Liberties Union of Alabama
Legal Committee Member, February 1987 to 1988
Alabama Attorney General's Victims' Task Force
General Advisor to the task force and to Attorney General Don Siegelman, February 1987 to January 1990
Alabama Prison Project, Inc.
Member of the Board of Directors, November 1986 to October 1987
Domestic Policy Association's National Issues Forum,
1986-87, Moderator for the Forum, "Crime: What We Fear, What Can Be Done," Tullibody Fine Arts Center, Montgomery, November 12, 1986
Alabama New South Coalition
Keynote Speaker at the $50.00 a plate Fall Luncheon, Birmingham-Hyatt Hotel, October 25, 1986
Moot Trial of the State of Alabama v. Frank McCool
Participant/witness as part of the project, "Jury Service: A Lost Art of Citizenship," sponsored by the Social and Political Action Committee of the Dexter Avenue-King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, October 19, 1986
Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women
Guest Speaker on behalf of Church Women United and the Southern Poverty Law Center, at the Monthly Speakers Forum, October 5, 1986
Alabama Department of Corrections
Central Regional Advisory Committee, October 1986 to October 1989
Guest speaker respectively at the Men's Breakfast Forum of the Metropolitan United Methodist Church and at the Breakfast Meeting of One Montgomery (a biracial civic and business association), August 5 and September 14, 1986
Black on Black Crime Symposium
Respondent/Discussant, Alabama State University, Thelma Glass Auditorium, May 14, 1986
Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama New South Coalition
Moderator for the Debate, Alabama State University, Thelma Glass Auditorium, April 24, 1986
Alabama Public Television, For the Record
Guest with the Montgomery Chief of Police and a prominent black female civil rights attorney to discuss black on black crime in Montgomery, April 29, 1986
Alabama State Department of Education
Member of the Steering Committee for the statewide conference on High Risk Youth in Alabama, May 1986
Aurora Sesquicentennial Commission, Illinois
Member, April 1985 to August 1985 when I moved to Alabama
Aurora Area Inter-faith Food Pantry, Inc.
President and Member of the Board of Directors respectively, from December 1984 to August 1985 and from August 1983-85
Aurora Township Youth Commission
Member, appointed when the commission was established in August 1984, resigned in August 1985 when I moved to Alabama
Aurora Clergy Association
Guest Speaker at the Monthly Meeting, November 1984
Hesed House, Inc. (temporary shelter/services for the homeless), Founding Board Member, September 1984 to August 1985
Illinois Department of Corrections
Fox Valley Correctional Center (work release/halfway facility), Member of the Citizens Advisory Board, March 1983 to August 1985
Golden K Club (Kiwanis for men 60 and over in Aurora)
Guest Speaker at the Monthly Meeting, July 1984
Greater Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Government Operations Committee, April 1984 to August 1985
Mutual Ground, Inc. (shelter for abused women and their children, sexual assault crisis intervention, and advocacy in Aurora), Vice-President and Member of the Board respectively from October 1983 to August 1984 and June 1983 to August 1984
Optimist Club of Aurora
Guest Speaker at the annual Law Observance Day, May 1984
Peace Awareness Day
Program Speaker, Phillips Park, Aurora, August 1983
Aurora University Community Campaign Drive, Participant 1983 to 1985
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. (Kane/Dekalb Counties)
Member of the Advisory Council, September 1983-84
Safer Foundation of Chicago, Inc.
Member of the Criminal Justice Board of the Council for Safer Communities, August 1982 to January 1984
Radio Talk Show, WFXW's Upclose
Guest interview to discuss crime, punishment, and community development, December 22, 1982
Aurora League of Women Voters
Guest Speaker at the Unit Meeting to discuss alternatives to incarceration, November 1982
Clark County Office of the District Attorney, Las Vegas
Advisor to the Victim-Witness Program, 1976
Poor People Pulling Together, Inc., North Las Vegas
Advisor on Justice related issues and the community, 1976-77
Saddleback Community: A Community-based Alternative to Institutionalization, Tucson, AZ, an accepted program design for repeat juvenile offenders by both the Pima County Juvenile Court Center and the Arizona State Department of Public Welfare, to be funded annually at $240,000, February 1973
References available upon request.