The Criminology Academy
Ep. 21 Research Ethics in Criminology with Rosemary Ricciardelli and Michael Adorjan

Ep. 21 Research Ethics in Criminology with Rosemary Ricciardelli and Michael Adorjan

June 14, 2021

This week we speak with Rose Ricciardelli from the Department of Sociology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Mike Adorjan from the Department of Sociology at the University of Calgary and a fellow at the University of Hong Kong. They talk to us about research ethics while doing research in criminology. This conversation can definitely extend to other social sciences that deal with human subjects. Their work has been published in journals such as Theoretical Criminology, Journal of Gender Studies, The Sociological Quarterly, and Qualitative Sociological Review. 

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Ep. 20 Correctional Officers and the Risk of Suicide with Natasha Frost

Ep. 20 Correctional Officers and the Risk of Suicide with Natasha Frost

May 31, 2021

*WARNING* This week's episode involves a discussion around suicide. Listener discretion is advised. If you or anyone you know is in crisis, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. 

This week we speak with Natasha Frost from Northeastern University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. We talk about her work surrounding correctional officers. Specifically, Natasha tells us about risk factors that may contribute to the suicide death of correctional officers. Natasha Frost has been published in journals such as Punishment & Society, Justice Quarterly, and Criminology & Public Policy. 

 

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Ep. 0.3 Spring 21 Wrap-up and Summer 21 Preview

Ep. 0.3 Spring 21 Wrap-up and Summer 21 Preview

May 24, 2021

This week, we wrap up our Spring 2021 semester and all of the amazing episodes we dropped. Jenn and I also discuss what we have in store for the summer. Enjoy!

Ep.19 Terrorism and/or Mental Illness and the Media with Erin Kearns

Ep.19 Terrorism and/or Mental Illness and the Media with Erin Kearns

May 17, 2021

This week we speak with Erin Kearns from the University of Alabama's Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. We talk about the way terrorism and mental illness are portrayed in the media when an act of violence occurs. We also talk about trends of terrorism pre and post 9/11. Erin Kearns research has been published in journals such as Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, and Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. You can find Erin on Twitter @KearnsErinM

 

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Ep. 18 Gangs and Mass Shootings with James Densley

Ep. 18 Gangs and Mass Shootings with James Densley

May 10, 2021

This week we speak with James Densley from the School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice at Metro State in Minnesota. James talks to us about his work on street gangs across Europe, gang activity on the internet, and we move into mass shooting and James' upcoming book The Violence Project: How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic along with his colleague Jillian Peterson. James has also authored How Gangs Work and has been published in journals such as Social Problems, Justice Quarterly, and Crime & Delinquency.  

 

Transition from gangs to mass shootings: 27:53. 

 

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Ep. 17 Grad Spotlight: Police Legitimacy and Race with Juwan Bennett

Ep. 17 Grad Spotlight: Police Legitimacy and Race with Juwan Bennett

April 26, 2021

This week, Jose speaks with Temple doctoral candidate Juwan Bennett. We talk about Juwan's 2nd place finish paper for ASC's Gene Carte Student Paper Award. The paper touched on police legitimacy and how it may differ by race. We also talk about Juwan's involvement with the Inside-Out program. 

 

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Ep. 16 Learning Opportunities During Incarceration with Ajima Olaghere

Ep. 16 Learning Opportunities During Incarceration with Ajima Olaghere

April 12, 2021

This week we speak with Professor Ajima Olaghere from the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University. We discuss issues of education within incarceration settings, mainly literacy and numeracy. Ajima has been published in journals such as Journal of Research in Crime & Delinquency and Adult Education Quarterly. You can find Ajima on Twitter @ajimaolaghere

 

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Ep. 15 Illicit Networks, Mafias, and Organized Crime with Cecilia Meneghini + BONUS MATERIAL

Ep. 15 Illicit Networks, Mafias, and Organized Crime with Cecilia Meneghini + BONUS MATERIAL

March 29, 2021

This week we speak with recent PhD graduate Cecilia Meneghini. We talk about her work on illicit markets, organized crime, and Italian mafias. Cecilia has published in journals such as Applied Network Science and Crime & Delinquency. You can find Cecilia on Twitter @CeciMeneghini. We have also included a fully recorded episode we did with Cecilia as bonus material where we go more in-depth with the mafia conversation!

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Ep. 14 Grad Life: Comprehensive Exams and Qualifying Papers with Ilana Friedman and Ted Lentz

Ep. 14 Grad Life: Comprehensive Exams and Qualifying Papers with Ilana Friedman and Ted Lentz

March 15, 2021

This week we speak with doctoral candidate Ilana Friedman who is at the University of Texas at Austin's department of Sociology and Ted Lentz who is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. They talk to us about prepping and taking comps (Ilana) and the process of proposing and submitting qualifying papers (Ted). Ilana and Ted also share some tips and tricks with us! You can find Ilana and Ted on Twitter at @ifriedman01 and @lentstheodore. 

Correction: Jose misspoke about the ASU reading list and comps. Sorry!

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Ep. 13 Grad Life: Parenting while in Grad School with Kendra Clark

Ep. 13 Grad Life: Parenting while in Grad School with Kendra Clark

March 1, 2021

This week we speak with doctoral candidate Kendra Clark about parenting while in grad school! Kendra tells us about the planning involved and her experience of being pregnant and than having a baby while in school. She walks us through the challenges she's faced and shares some advice for those hoping to become parents. You can find Kendra on twitter @kendrajclark. Kendra has been published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Sociological Methods and Research, and the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.

Update: Jose's baby is now 4 months old and would be more than happy to talk to fathers-to-be and those thinking about becoming fathers while in grad school. Visit www.thecriminologyacademy.com for contact info!

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