January 18, 2021
This week, we speak with fellow grad student at CU Boulder Tara Kay Streng Schroeter. We talk to her about having co-advisors and her work with campus sexual assault and the Title IX guidelines. You can find Tara on Twitter @strengschroeter and her website www.tarastrengschroeter.com
(1) Advising and co-advising: 1:40-16:00
(2) Title IX and sexual victimization: 16:05-End
January 4, 2021
This week, we launch our career reflection series and we start by talking to Scott Decker. He reflects back on his career, his successes and more importantly, failure. Scott is a Foundation Professor at Arizona State University. His main research interests are in gangs, policy and violence. He has published in journals such as Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice and Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Scott is also the co-author of books such as: Life in the Gang and Competing for Control. You can find Scott on Twitter @deckercrime.
(1) Career history and development: 2:15-31:00
(2) Success: 31:00-40:35
(3) Failure: 40:35-1:05:45
(4) Advice from Scott Decker to his younger self: 1:05:45-1:10:00
(5) Current state of criminology + future directions for criminology: 1:10:00-End
January 1, 2021
In this episode, Jenn and Jose talk about the Fall 2020 semester (season 1) and what to expect for Spring 2021 (season 2). Have a happy new year and holidays everyone! Thank you for all of the support!
December 28, 2020
This week we speak with Professor Callie Burt from the Georgia State's Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. We talk about her social schematic theory, the role race/ethnicity should play in criminology and the future directions the discipline should head in moving forward. Callie has been published in journals such as Criminology, Social Forces, Social Problem and Justice Quarterly. Find Callie on Twitter @callie_h_burt and callieburt.org.
December 21, 2020
This week we speak to Professor Holly Nguyen from Penn State's Department of Sociology and Criminology. She speaks to us about her work on the crime as work framework, and her work with peers and offending, illegal income and criminal capital. Holly has been publishes in journals such as Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Social Problems. She also won the American Society of Criminology's Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award for 2020. Follow The Criminology Academy on Facebook, twitter, or Instagram! Check out our website at thecriminologyacademy.com.
December 7, 2020
In this episode we speak with Bradley Silberzahn on his work on sex workers, police-sex worker interactions, and retention in the SAPPHIRE Study (a hard-to-reach population). Brad is a 2nd year graduate student in Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests are in policing, the criminal justice system, harm reduction, and vulnerable populations, including people who use drugs and people who sell sex. Previously, Brad worked as a Senior Research Program Coordinator at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Brad has been published in journals such as American Journal of Public Health, BMC Public Health, PLOS One, Addictive Behaviors, Journal of Urban Health, and Journal of the International AIDS Society. Find Brad on Twitter @BradSilberzahn. Follow The Criminology Academy on Facebook, twitter, or Instagram!
To help with rapport, staff and participants were invited to add up to two songs to a Spotify playlist. Additionally, this playlist was played on the van for privacy purposes. Check out the playlist here or go to our website at thecriminologyacademy.com.
November 23, 2020
This week, we speak with Hannah Lyden who had just wrapped up her first year as a PhD student at CU Boulder. She gives us her thoughts and experiences. Hannah will also drop a few pieces of advise for those considering grad school or starting their journey.
November 9, 2020
This week we speak with Professors Lee Slocum from UMSL and Andres Rengifo from Rutgers. We talk about the police and their interactions with communities, touching on legitimacy and procedural justice. We also speak about some of the current events relating to the police (BLM protests and #defundthepolice). Lee and Andres have both published in journals such as Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Journal of Quantitative Criminology.
October 26, 2020
This week Jenn talks to Kaelyn Sanders, a first year PhD student from Michigan State University and Ashley Appleby, a fourth year PhD student from Rutgers about the application process and the methods they used to pick a doctoral program. They also offer advice from their experiences. Jose joins the conversation towards the end and drops some exciting news, also, forgive his dogs who were overly excited as they had not seen Jose and his wife in a few days. You can find Ashley and Kaelyn on twitter @_AshleyAppleby and @kaelyn_sanders
October 12, 2020
In this episode we speak with Professor Kyle Thomas on theories of crime. Kyle is an assistant professor in CU Boulder's Sociology department and is a leading theorist in the field and has been published in journals such as Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Annual Review of Criminology, and Justice Quarterly.