Dr. Charlene Y. Taylor-Kindrick joined the faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice at Boise State University in 2012. Her B.A. in Criminal Justice is from Washington State University, and she earned both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. Her dissertation analyzed gender-specific predictors of delinquency. Before coming to Boise State, Dr. Taylor-Kindrick worked as a trainer for program evaluation and effective correctional interventions for Los Angeles County Probation, and taught at California State University Bakersfield and Portland State University. As a consultant, she has provided technical assistance to corrections departments in states around the country regarding effective correctional interventions, risk assessment, cognitive behavioral interventions, and motivational interviewing. Her research interests are in offender risk/needs assessment and prediction, evaluation of correctional interventions, correctional policy, developmental criminology, sex offenders, and correctional interventions with juvenile offenders, and her teaching interests are in corrections, criminology, research methods, statistics, juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, and criminal law and procedures. Dr. Taylor-Kindrick maintains professional affiliations with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology.
Contributions to Books
Finding Crime Hot Spots Through Repeat Address Mapping (with John E. Eck and Jeffrey S. Gersh), Analyzing Crime Patterns : Frontiers of Practice (2000)
The Contribution of Dynamic Risk Factors to the Predictive Validity of the Ohio Risk Assessment Instrument Community Supervision Tool (with Matthew D. Makarios), 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (2012)
The use of dynamic risk factors to predict recidivism is important because it is argued...
Girls and Boys, Apples and Oranges: A Theoretically Informed Analysis of Gender-Specific Predictors of Delinquency, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (2010)
A widely accepted tenet of corrections is the necessity of the effective assessment and the...