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About Angela Crews

Dr. Angela Crews joined the Criminal Justice & Criminology Faculty in the fall of 2008. Before arriving at Marshall, she taught at Washburn University in Topeka Kansas as well as the University of Louisville. Dr. Crews is originally from Tennessee.
Dr. Crews received her Criminology, from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA. her M.A. in Criminal Justice & Criminology from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN and her B.S. in Psychology from Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN.
For her Masters thesis, Dr. Crews experimentally examined the accuracy and reliability of eyewitness identifications and her doctoral dissertation comparatively evaluated the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS education programs for male and female inmates in Pennsylvania prisons.
Dr. Crews has over 15 years of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience, and has authored or co-authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and grant proposals. Most recently, she has been interested in the measurement of concepts in law enforcement and correctional policy analysis and program evaluation, and in policies related to the release of ex-inmates into society.
Her research interests are varied and involve all aspects of the criminal justice system, but share a policy analysis or program evaluation focus. Her areas of teaching include research methods and statistics, corrections, comparative justice systems, and criminological theory. Dr. Crews is active in the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences as the Chair of the Corrections Section, and in the American Society of Criminology. She also has served the profession in various capacities within the Southern Criminal Justice Association.
Dr. Crews currently is writing a book chapter examining corrections from a critical perspective, and working with her husband, Dr. Gordon Crews, on two books relating to juvenile delinquency. In addition, the Crews' recently worked with the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies on a grant proposal to the U.S. Department of State to form collaborative partnerships with NGOs in Africa (Ghana and South Africa) to address the problem of human trafficking.


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