The Criminology Academy
Ep. 4 Police and the Community with Lee Slocum and Andres Rengifo

Ep. 4 Police and the Community with Lee Slocum and Andres Rengifo

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

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Ep. 3 Grad Life: Choosing a PhD Program with Kaelyn Sanders and Ashley Appleby

Ep. 3 Grad Life: Choosing a PhD Program with Kaelyn Sanders and Ashley Appleby

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 

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Ep. 2 Criminological Theory with Kyle Thomas

Ep. 2 Criminological Theory with Kyle Thomas

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.  

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Ep. 1 Immigration and Crime Reporting with Eric Baumer and Min Xie

Ep. 1 Immigration and Crime Reporting with Eric Baumer and Min Xie

September 28, 2020

Welcome to our first official episode! This week we speak to Professors Eric Baumer from Penn State's Department of Sociology and Criminology and Min Xie from University of Maryland's Depart of Criminology and Criminal Justice. We touch on immigration, crime reporting by immigrant communities and crime trends over time. Eric and Min also discuss some new exciting projects they are working on with backing from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice. Eric and Min have been published in journals such as Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency and the Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

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Ep. 0.1 Welcome to the Academy!

Ep. 0.1 Welcome to the Academy!

September 18, 2020

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Criminology Academy, where we are criminally academic! Our names are Jose and Jenn and we are doctoral students from the University of Colorado Boulder. This is a podcast on the field of criminology where we hope to bring in some of the best scholars and talk about their work in a way that is enjoyable for just about anyone. We will also talk to fellow graduate students about the life, from our challenges to our successes. Please join us on this academic adventure!

P.S. Jose said he's a 2nd year in his intro which was factually correct at the time, he is now a 3rd year and Jenn is officially a doctoral candidate!

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