Curriculum Vita                                                                                                                                                  

Randall G. Shelden        

 

Department of Criminal Justice

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada  89154-5009

(702) 895-0251

E-mail: shelden@unlv.nevada.edu

 

EDUCATION: 

B.A., 1967, California State at Los Angeles

M.A., 1972, Memphis State University

Ph.D., 1976, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

Crime Control Industry

Criminal Justice/Criminology

History of Criminal Justice

Juvenile Delinquency/juvenile justice

Prisons

Women and Crime

Youth Gangs

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

 

1/98 - Present    Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
5/26 - 7/9/98, 1/5 - 1/23/98 Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Boston

5/95 - 12/97  Professor and Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
 
7/93 - 5/95    Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
 
7/91 - 6/93    Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
 
7/85 - 6/91    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
7/82 - 6/85    Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
9/77 - 6/82    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
9/76 - 8/77    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology-Anthropology, State University of New York-Cortland
9/73 - 8/76    Graduate Assistant, Department of Sociology, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
7/72 - 8/73    Instructor, Department of Sociology, Memphis State University

ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Member: American Society of Criminology, Western Society of Criminology 

President, Western Society of Criminology (1991-92) 

Vice-Present, Western Society of Criminology (1990-91) 

Program Chair, Western Society of Criminology, Annual Meeting (1990) 

Executive Counselor, Western Society of Criminology (1987-1990) 

Counselor-at-large, Western Society of Criminology (1986-1987) 

Editorial Reviewer, Social Problems, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly and Juvenile and Family Court Journal 

Pre-publication reviews: SUNY Press, Macmillan, Sage, Wadsworth, Roxbury Press, Oxford University Press. 

Co-Editor, Justice Policy Journal, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, on-line, www.cjcj.org (December, 2004 - present).

 

COURSES TAUGHT AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL

Introduction to Sociology             

Police in America

Social Problems                          

Gangs in America

Criminology                                

Criminal Justice Policy

Juvenile Delinquency                    

Female Delinquency           

Women and Crime                      

Introduction to Corrections            

History of Criminal Justice             

Class, Race and Crime                 

Research Methods in Criminal Justice

Delinquency Prevention                

Introduction to Juvenile Justice

Social Inequality and Crime           

War on Drugs

 

BOOKS

 

1.       Criminal Justice in America: A Sociological Approach. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1982.    

2.       Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice.  Monterey, Calif.: Brooks/Cole, co-author, Meda Chesney-Lind, 1992. 

3.       Youth Gangs in American Society. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, co-authors Sharon K. Tracy and William B. Brown, 1997. 

4.       Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (2nd ed.).  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, co-author, Meda Chesney-Lind, 1998. 

5.       Controlling the Dangerous Classes: A Critical Introduction to the History of Criminal Justice. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2001. 

6.         Youth Gangs in American Society (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, co-authors Sharon K. Tracy and William B. Brown, 2001. 

7.       Criminal Justice in America: A Critical View.  Boston: Allyn and Bacon, co-author, William B. Brown, 2003.

8.       Youth Gangs in American Society (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, co-authors Sharon K. Tracy and William B. Brown, 2004. 

9.       Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (3rd ed.).  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, co-author, Meda Chesney-Lind, 2004. 

10.     Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in American Society.  Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2006. 

11.     Controlling the Dangerous Classes: A History of Criminal Justice (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2008. 

12.     Crime and Criminal Justice in American Society. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, co-authors, William B. Brown, Karen Miller and Randal Fritzler, 2008 

13.     Juvenile Justice in America: Problems and Prospects. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2008, co-editor, Daniel Macallair. 

14.     Our Punitive Society: Race, Class, Gender and Punishment in America. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2010. 

15.     Youth Gangs in American Society (4th ed.).  Belmont, CA: Cengage, co-authors Sharon K. Tracy and William B. Brown, 2013. 

16.     Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in American Society (2nd ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2012. 

17.     Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice (4thed.).  New York, NY: Wiley-Blackwell co-author, Meda Chesney-Lind, 2014 

18.     Crime and Criminal Justice in American Society (2nd ed.).  Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, co-authors, William B. Brown, Karen Miller and Randal Fritzler, 2014.

 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

l.        "The Homogenization Process within the Juvenile Justice System,"  International Journal of Criminology and Penology, 3 (August, 1975), co-authors, Charles H. Newton and Sam Jenkins.

 

2.       "The Delinquent Label and its Effects on Future Behavior: An Empirical Test of Lemert's Levels of Deviance," International Journal of Criminology and Penology, 3 (August, 1975), co-author, Charles H. Newton.

 

3.       "From Slave to Caste Society: Penal Changes in Tennessee, 1840-1914," Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Winter, 1980. 

 

4.       "A Survey of Correctional Officers at a Medium Security Prison," Corrections Today 43 (January-February, 1981).

 

5.       "Intake Processing in a Juvenile Court: A Comparison of Legal and Non-Legal Variables."  Juvenile and Family Court Journal 38: 13-19 (1987), co-author, John A. Horvath.

 

6.       "Do Status Offenders Get Worse? Some Clarifications on the Question of Escalation." Crime and Delinquency 35, 2: 202-216 (1989), co-authors John A. Horvath and Sharon Tracy.

 

7.       "Sexual Abuse of Males by Females: The Problem, Treatment Modality and Case Example." Family Therapy 16 (1989), co-author, Virginia E. Shelden.

 

8.       "The Chronic Delinquent: Some Clarifications of a Vague Concept," Juvenile and Family Court Journal 40:37-44 (1989).

 

9.       "`For Their Own Good': Class Interests and the Child Saving Movement in Memphis, Tennessee, 1900-1917," Criminology 27: 801-821 (1989), co-author, Lynn T. Osborne.

 

10.     "Correlates of Jail Overcrowding: A Case Study of a County Detention Center," Crime and Delinquency 37:347-362 (1991), co-author, William B. Brown.

 

11.     "A Comparison of Gang Members and Non-Gang Members in a Prison Setting," The Prison Journal LXXI: 50-60 (1991).

 

12.     "A History of the Shelby County Industrial and Training School," Tennessee Historical Quarterly 51:96-106 (1992).

 

13.     "The Violent Female Juvenile Offender: An Ignored Minority within the Juvenile Justice System," Juvenile and Family Court Journal 43:33-40 (1992). Co-author, Sharon K. Tracy.

 

14.     "Comparing Gang and Non-Gang Offenders: Some Tentative Findings," The Gang Journal 1:73-86 (1992). Co-authors, Ted & Pam Snodgrass.

 

15.     "Origins of the Memphis Juvenile Court," Tennessee Historical Quarterly 52:33-43 (1993).

 

16.     "Gender and Race Differences in Delinquent Careers," co-author Meda Chesney-Lind, Juvenile & Family Court Journal 44: 73-90 (1993).

 

17.     "Research Note: The Politics of Local Criminal Justice Research," Southeastern Political Review XXI, 4:855-866. Co-authors William B. Brown and Sharon K. Tracy (1993).

 

18.     "Girls and Gangs: A Review of Recent Research," co-authors Sharon Tracy and William B. Brown, Juvenile & Family Court Journal 47: 21-39 (1996).

 

19.     "Confronting the Ghost of Mary Ann Crouse: Gender Bias in the Juvenile Justice System."  Juvenile and Family Court Journal 49 (Winter, 1998).

 

20.     "Chopra's `Seven Spiritual Laws of Success' and Crime."  Humanity and Society 22: 278-289 (1998).

 

21.     "The Prison Industrial Complex." The Progressive Populist 5 (Nov. 1, 1999).

 

22.     "The Prison Industrial Complex and the New American Apartheid."  The Critical Criminologist 10 (Fall, 1999).

 

23.     "Detention Diversion Advocacy: an Evaluation."  OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin (September, 1999).

 

24.     "Gene Warfare."  Social Justice 27: 162-167 (2000).

 

25.     “The Crime Control Industry and the Management of the Surplus Population.” Critical Criminology 8 (2000), co-author W. B. Brown.

 

26.     “Juvenile Crime, Adult Adjudication and the Death Penalty: Draconian Policies Revisited."  Justice Policy Review (on-line, www.cjcj.org), spring, 2003), co-author Michelle Hussong.

 

27.      "The Imprisonment Crisis in America: Introduction.”  Review of Policy Research 21: January, 2004, pp. 5-12 (special issue editor).

 

28.     “Making Profits Out of Human Misery: The Business of Prisons.” Prison Service Journal 157: 29-35 (January, 2005).

 

29.     “Why Are We So punitive? Some Observations on Recent Incarceration Trends.” Justice Reflections 8 (JR 57). United Kingdom (www.justicereflections.org.uk), 2006.

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS/INTRODUCTIONS/FOREWORDS

 

1.       "Convict Leasing: An Application of the Rusch/Kirchheimer Thesis to Penal Changes in Tennessee, 1830-1915," in David Greenberg (ed.), Crime and Capitalism.  Palo Alto, California: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1981.  Revised second edition by Temple University Press, 1993.

 

2.       "Sex Discrimination in the Juvenile Justice System: Memphis, Tennessee, 1900-1917," in M.Q. Warren (ed.), Comparing Male and Female Offenders.  Beverly Hills, California:  Sage Publishing Co., 1981.

 

3.       "Notes on a Proposed Substance Abuse Prevention Program for High Risk Youth," in Arnold Trebach and K. B. Zeese (eds.), The Great Issues of Drug Policy.  Washington, D.C.: The Drug Policy Foundation, 1990, with Ronald Farrell and Pat Ritter. 

 

4.       "Girls, Delinquency and Gang Membership," in C. Ronald Huff (ed.), Gangs in America (second edition). Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1996, co-authors Meda Chesney-Lind and Karen Joe.

 

5.       "Juvenile Justice in Historical Perspective: Confronting the Edifice Complex and Field of Dreams Syndrome.  In Dan Macallair and Vince Schiraldi (eds.). Reforming Juvenile Justice: Reasons and Strategies for the 21st Century.  Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 1998.

 

6.       "Introduction," Critique of Legal Order: Crime Control in Capitalist Society by Richard Quinney.  Piscataway, NJ:  Transaction Books (2002).

 

7.       "The New American Apartheid: The Incarceration of African-Americans."  In Sandra L. Browning, R. Robin Miller and Rodney D. Coates (eds.), The Common Good: A Critical Examination of Law and Social Control.  Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press (2004), co-authors William B. Brown and Shelley Listwan.

 

8.       “Juvenile Institutions, History of.”  Pp. 138-140 in Nicole H. Rafter (ed.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime.  Phoenix, AZ:  Oryx Press (2000). 

 

9.       “Child Saving.”  In Frank P. Williams and Marilyn Mc Shane (eds.), Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (2002).

 

10.     “Status Offenders.”  In Bosworth, Mary (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Institutions.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

 

11.     “Waiver of Juveniles to Adult Courts.”  In Bosworth, Mary (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Institutions.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

 

12.     “The Growth of Prisons.” In Bosworth, Mary (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Institutions.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

 

13.     “The Prison Industrial Complex.” In Bosworth, Mary (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Institutions.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

 

14.     “Gangs in Prison.”  In Bosworth, Mary (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Institutions.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

 

15.     “Resurrecting Radical Nonintervention: Stop the War on Kids.”  In Marilyn D. McShane and Frank P. Williams III (editors), Youth Violence and Delinquency: Volume 3, Juvenile Treatment and Crime Prevention. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. 

 

16.     “Gangs and Schools.”  In Barbara J. Bank (ed.).  Gender and Education (Vol. 2).  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007.

 

17.     “Crime-Control Industry.”  In Gregg Barak (ed.), Battleground Criminal Justice (Vol. 1). Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2007.

 

18.     “Foreword” and “Afterword.”  In James E. Palombo, Criminal to Critic: Reflections Amid the American Experiment. Lanham, MD: Roman and Littlefield, 2009.

 

19.     “The Juvenile Justice System.”  In Mary Maguire and Dan Okada (eds.). Critical Issues of Crime and Criminal Justice.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2012.

 

 

REPRINTS

 

1.       "Do Status Offenders Get Worse? Some Clarifications on the Question of Escalation," in John J. Sullivan and Joseph L.Victor (eds.), Annual Editions: Criminal Justice, 1990-91. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1990.

 

2.       "The Extent of Female Delinquency."  In David Struckhoff (ed.), Annual Editions: Juvenile Delinquency, 00/01.  Guilford, CT: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, 2000.

 

3.       “The Crime Control Industry and the Management of the Surplus Population.”  In Peter B. Kraska (ed.), Theorizing Criminal Justice.  Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2004, co-author William B. Brown.

 

BOOK REVIEWS   

 

1.       "One Step From Glory: On the Fringe of Professional Sports" by Skip Rosen, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, (Fall-Winter, 1979).

 

2.       "Crime and Penal Policy" by Barbara Wooten, Contemporary Sociology, 9, 1 (January, 1980).

 

3.       "Criminal Law and Colonial Subject: New South Wales, 1810-1830" by Paula J. Byrne, International Journal of Contemporary Sociology 32, 1: 152-154, 1995.

 

4.       “Race, Police, and the Making of a Political Identity: Mexican Americans and the Los Angeles Police Department, 1900-1945” by Edward J. Escobar, Nevada Historical Quarterly 44, 1: 96-98, 2001.

 

5.       “One of the Guys: Girls, Gangs, and Gender” by Jody Miller, Critical Criminology 10: 243-245, 2002.

 

6.            “Bearing Witness to Richard Quinney,” a review of Bearing Witness to Crime and Social Justice by Richard Quinney, Contemporary Justice Review 5 (2002).

 

7.            “Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective” by Thornberry et al. Urban Studies, Vol. 1, Issue 7, June, 2004

 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

 

1.       "The Delinquent Label and its effects on Future Behavior: A Research Proposal," Southern Sociological Association, New Orleans, April, 1972.

 

2.       "The Delinquent Label and its Effects on Future Behavior: An Empirical Test of Lemert's Levels of Deviance," Southern Sociological Association, Atlanta, April, 1973. 

 

3.       "Juvenile Law: Its Origins, Nature and Application within the Juvenile Justice System," Midwest Sociological Association, Omaha, April, 1974.

 

4.       "Rescued from Evil: Origins of Juvenile Justice in Memphis, Tennessee, 1900-1917," American Society of Criminology, Tucson, November, 1976.

 

5.       "Diverting Youth: The Social and Historical Context of Juvenile Justice," New York State Probation & Parole Association, Rochester, New York, 1977.

 

6.       "From Slave to Caste Society: An Application of the Rusch/Kirchheimer Thesis to Penal Changes in Tennessee, 1840-1914," American Sociological Association, San Francisco, September 1978.

 

7.       "Race and Delinquency in Memphis, Tennessee: 1900-1917," Western Society of Criminology, Newport Beach, California, February, 1980.

 

8.       "Sex Discrimination in the Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study of Memphis, Tennessee, 1900-1917," American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, California, November, 1980.

 

9.       "The Victimization of Women by American Medicine: A Form of Occupational Crime," co-author, Pam Broyles, Pacific Sociological Association, San Jose, California, April, 1983.

 

10.     "Intake Processing in a Juvenile Court: A Comparison of Legal and Non-Legal Variables, co-author, John A. Horvath, American Society of Criminology, San Diego, California, November, 1985.

 

11.     "Processing  Offenders in a Juvenile Court: A Comparison of Males and Females," co-author, John A. Horvath, Western Society of Criminology, Newport Beach, CA, Feb., 1986.

 

12.     "Recent Trends in Female Delinquency," co-author, Meda Chesney-Lind, Western Society of Criminology, Las Vegas, NV, Feb., 1987.

 

13.     "The Chronic Delinquent: Gender and Racial Differences."  American Society of Criminology, Montreal, Canada, Nov., 1987.

 

14.     "Delinquent Careers and the Chronic Delinquent." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.  San Francisco, CA, April, 1988. 

 

15.     "Do Status Offenders Get Worse: Comparing Males and Females." Western Society of Criminology.  Orange, CA, Feb., 1989.

 

16.     "Creating Partnerships between Academia and the Juvenile Court." Co-Author, John Dantis, American Society of Criminology.  Reno, Nevada, Nov., 1989.

 

17.     "Racism, Crime and Criminal Justice: The Future Does not look good for Black Americans."  Paper presented at the first annual workshop of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice-Nevada Chapter.  North Las Vegas, Nevada, June 15-16, 1990.

 

18.     "A Sociological Drug Abuse Prevention Program for High Risk Youth."  International Conference on Drug Policy Reform, Washington, D.C., October, 1990.  Co-authors, Ronald Farrell and Patricia Ritter.

 

19.     "The Politics of Research: A Case Study of a Jail Overcrowding," Western Society of Criminology. Berkeley, CA, February, 1991.

 

20.     "Gang and Non-Gang Involvement in Criminal Activities Comparison According to Socio-Legal Variables." American Society of Criminology. San Francisco, CA: November, 1991

 

21.     "Battered Women Who Seek Help: A Comparison of Shelter and Outreach Counseling Services." Western Society of Criminology. Monterey, CA: February, 1993.

 

22.     "Gangs and Gang Members as Victims and Victimizers." Western Society of Criminology. Berkeley, CA: February, 1994. (Co-author, William B. Brown)

 

23.     "Social, Economic, Political, and Legal Quandaries Following Solidarity: Changes in Crime and Delinquent Behavior in Poland" (co-authors, William Brown and Anna Kiesz-Mrozewska), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, March, 1994.

 

24.     "Violent Police Behavior in Police Institutions: A Comparative Study of Police Violence in Detroit and Warsaw, Poland" (co-authors, William Brown and Anna Kiesz-Mrozewska), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, March, 1994.

 

25.     "Comparing Gang and Non-Gang Juvenile Offenders." Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, April, 1995. 

 

26.     "Legal Sleaze and Illegal Art" (co-author, William Brown).  Conference on Visual Sociology, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada, July, 1995.

 

27.     "`It Don't Mean Nothin': Gang Member Responses to Violence." American Society of Criminology, Chicago, November 21, 1996 (co-author, William Brown).

 

28.     "The Crime Control Industry and the Management of the Surplus Population." (Co-author William B. Brown). Western Society of Criminology, February, 1997.

 

29.     "Chopra's `Seven Spiritual Laws of Success' and Crime." American Society of Criminology, November, 1997.

 

30.     "The Fight for Survival: Gangs, Family Values, Racism, and Human Rights Violations."  Pacific Sociological Association, April, 1998, San Francisco (co-author, William B. Brown).

 

31.     "The New American Apartheid: The Incarceration of African-Americans."  Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, June, 1998, Newport, Rhode Island.

 

32.     "An Evaluation of the Detention Diversion Advocacy Program."  Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, June, 1998, Newport, Rhode Island.

 

33.     "Quinney's 'Critique of Legal Order' Twenty Five Years Later: An Assessment." American Society of Criminology, November, 1999, Toronto, Canada.

 

34.     "The American Gulag: Emergence and Growth of the Prison Industrial Complex."  American Society of Criminology, November, 2000, San Francisco, CA.

 

35.    “The Prison Industrial Complex: Controlling the Surplus Population.” Justice Studies Association, June, 2001, Norton, MA.

 

36.      “Invest in Prisons, It’s Good for Business.” American Society of Criminology, November, 2001, Atlanta, GA.

 

37.     “Race and Incarceration in the South, 1860-1920.”  Mid-South Sociological Association, October, 2002, Memphis, TN.

 

38.     “Resurrecting Radical Nonintervention: Stop the War on Kids,” Western Society of Criminology, February. 2004.

 

39.     “It's More Profitable to Treat the Disease than to Prevent it.” Justice Studies Association, Madison, Wisconsin, June, 2004.

 

40.     “Prisons as a Market for Capitalism,” American Society of Criminology, Nashville, TN, November, 2004

 

41.     “Making Profits Out of Human Misery: The Business of Prisons.”  Western Society of Criminology, Honolulu, February, 2005.

 

42.         “From Houses of Refuge to ‘Youth Corrections’: Same Story, Different Day.” Midwest Criminal Justice Association, September, Chicago, 2005.

 

43.     “Slavery in the New Millennium: Race and Imprisonment in America.” Justice Studies Association, June, 2007.

 

44.     Discussant: “Peacemaking Criminology.”  American Society of Criminology, November, St. Louis, MO, November 12, 2008.

 

45.          “Our Punitive Society: Political and Religious Factors.”  American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, November, 2009.

 

46.     “Juvenile Incarceration in America: Looking Back 180 Years.” Western Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Honolulu, February, 2010.

 

47.     Panel Chair, “Juvenile Justice Reforms in California.” American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, November, 2010.

 

48.     “The American Legislative Exchange Council” (ALEC).  American Society of Criminology, November, Washington, DC.

 

49.     “Is Wall Street a Gang?”  American Society of Criminology, November, 2012. 

 

50.    "A Revolution in Juvenile Justice: The Rise and Fall of the California Youth Authority." American Society of Criminology, November, 2013, co-author Danielle M. Shields

 

51.    "Policing Black Communities: From Selma to Ferguson." American Society of Criminology, November, 2015, co-author Tanesha Buckley.

 

52.    “Let Them Eat Lead.” American Society of Criminology, November, 2016, co-author Cassandra Boyer.

 

 

INVITED TALKS

 

1.       "Girls and Gangs" and "The Nature and Extent of Female Delinquency."  Invited presentation to the 16th Annual Conference of Agencies and Organizations Serving Troubled Youth, Snowbird, Utah, May 11-12, 1995.

 

2.       "Confronting the Ghost of Mary Ann Crouse: Gender Bias in the Juvenile Justice System."  Keynote Address, Statewide Conference on Adolescent Females in Missouri's Juvenile Justice System.  Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, April, 1997.

 

3.       "The Emergence and Growth of the Prison Industrial Complex."  Seminar speaker, 1999-2000 Seminar Series in Health and Social Justice, "Scaling the Walls: Prison Health, Private Wealth, and the Public Imagination."  Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Jan. 13, 2000.

 

4.       "The War on Drugs is a War on People."  Paper prepared for presentation to the Humanists Association of Las Vegas, Unitarian Universalist Church, Las Vegas, December 17, 2000.

 

5.       “Gangs, Marginalization, Zero Tolerance and Social Control,” Clark County School     District, Alternative Education Workshop, Henderson, NV, April, 2001.

 

6.       “Why Are We So Punitive? Some Observations on Recent Incarceration Trends.” Keynote address, workshop on Female Juvenile Offenders, sponsored by Voices Set Free, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 1, 2003.

 

7.       “Why the crime control industry needs crime.”  Eastern Kentucky University, April, 2004.

 

8.       “Controlling the Dangerous Classes: The Case of Immigrants and the Criminal Justice System in the United States.” Merging Immigration and Crime Control: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, University at Buffalo School of Law, April 27-29, 2006.

 

9.       “Girls and Juvenile Justice Reform: Thinking Out of the Box.” Keynote speech at the Fourth Annual Girls, Community, and Justice Conference, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, May 2, 2008.

 

 TECHNICAL REPORTS

 

1.       Delinquency in Clark County: A Longitudinal Study of Juvenile Court Referrals.  Contract grant with the Clark County Juvenile Court (1988).

 

2.       An Assessment of the Causes, Consequences and Solutions to Jail Overcrowding in Clark County, Nevada. Contract grant with Clark County, Co-Author, William Brown (1989).

 

3.       An Evaluation of Operation Weed and Seed. Contract grant with the City of Las Vegas, Co-Author Terence Miethe (1995).

 

4.       An Assessment of the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project.  Contract with the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, San Francisco, CA. (1997).

 

5.       An Evaluation of the Freedom Program.  Contract grant with the Clark County Division of Family and Youth Services (1997).

 

6.       An Evaluation of the New Directions Program. Contract grant with the Clark County Division of Family and Youth Services (1999).

 

7.       "Detention Diversion Advocacy: an Evaluation."  OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin (September, 1999).

 

AWARDS 

1.       Outstanding Scholarship Award (1992), Society for the Study of Social Problems, Crime and Delinquency Division, Second Place for Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice.

 

2.       Hindelang Award, for the Outstanding Book in Criminology, American Society of Criminology, 1992 for Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice.

 

3.       UNLV Alumni Award for Outstanding Teacher, Department of Criminal Justice (1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2001).

 

4.       Outstanding Research Award, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, UNLV, 2006.

 UNIVERSITY SERVICE

1.       1985-1991, 1995-1997: Chair, Department of Criminal Justice

                   

2.       1986-1987: Offered a special sequence of Continuing Education courses called “Crime and Justice in America.”

 

3.       1986-1987: Academic Coordinator, Victim's Rights Week.

 

4.       1988: Search Committee for Director of Public Safety

 

5.       2002-2006t: UNLV Advisory Board, Thomas and Mack Legal Clinic, Boyd School of Law.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE 

1.       Previously served on board of directors for Nike House (home for girls) of Las Vegas and Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis (Las Vegas).

 

2.       Chairperson, Proactive Subcommittee, Public Safety Task Force, Las Vegas - 2000 and Beyond.  Task force selected by City and County officials for the purpose of developing a master plan for the future.

 

3.       “Crime Reduction Strategies.”  Talk given to various community organizations in Las Vegas (e.g., Kiwanis Club, Mesquite Club), 1991-1993.

 

4.       Various op-ed articles in the Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas City Life,  1985-2008.

 

CONSULTING

 

1.       1994, YMCA, Las Vegas, Nevada. Assisted in the evaluation of "YES TO Youth" program.

 

2.       1995, Juvenile and Family Court Services. Assisted in the interpretation of data the court collected on recent trends in juvenile crime and drug use.

 

3.       1995, City of Las Vegas, part of the evaluation team for Operation Weed and Seed (a nationwide crime prevention program).

 

4.       1996-1997, Evaluation and Training Institute, Los Angeles, California (Consultant for a state-wide study of "Gender Specific Services," for the Office of Criminal Justice Planning, State of California.)

 

5.       Center on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (San Francisco) - an evaluation of a diversion program (DDAP).

 

6.       1998-99, Juvenile and Family Court Services, evaluation of the “Freedom Program” and “New Directions” program. 

 

7.       1998, Evaluation and Training Institute, Los Angeles, California.  Consultant for an evaluation of “LA Bridges,” a gang intervention program in Los Angeles.

 

8.            1998, Deloitte and Touche.  Consultant on an audit of the Juvenile Justice System in Arizona, sponsored by the House of Representatives, State of Arizona.

 

REFERENCES

Terence Miethe

Department of Criminal Justice

University of Nevada

Las Vegas, NV  89154             

 

William B. Brown

Department of Criminal Justice

Western Oregon University

Salem, OR 97361

 

Meda Chesney-Lind                     

Women's Studies Program            

University of Hawaii at Manoa        

2424 Maile Way      

Honolulu, Hawaii  96822

 

Michael Hallett

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

 

University of North Florida

 

4567 St. Johns Bluff Road, South

 

Jacksonville, FL 32224