|Present||Instructor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg|
Honors and Awards
- VIVA AWARD for outstanding commitment and excellence in service to Student Disability Services, April 2009, USF St. Petersburg
- Faculty participant, Criminal Justice Exchange Program, Volgograd Law Institute, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Volgograd, Russia. May 2000 and May 1999.
- C. D. Mickey Award. The annual award for outstanding classroom teaching at Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1984.
|Ph.D., Florida State University|
|M.S., Florida State University|
Refereed Journal Articles (6)
Contradictions and consensus: Youths speak out about juvenile curfews. Faculty Publications (1999)
Juvenile curfew laws are supposed to reduce juvenile crime and victimization. Yet, current empirical evidence demonstrates that these laws are ineffective, but cannot explain why. This study examines the New Orleans juvenile curfew law through ...
Keep them at home: Juvenile curfew ordinances in 200 American cities. Faculty Publications (1996)
Reviews the history of curfews, which began in England under Alfred the Great. Detects an increased interest in current literature in the use of curfews. Surveys 200 US cities and finds that juvenile curfew ordinances ...
Curfews and delinquency in major American cities. Faculty Publications (1995)
In 1972, the Board of Trustees of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency called for the abolishment of municipal curfew ordinances. This article examines whether curfews have withered away as called for by supporters ...
Attitudes toward Southeast Asian immigrants in a Wisconsin community. Faculty Publications (1992)
A telephone survey was conducted of 458 adult residents of La Crosse, Wisconsin, a community with over 2,000 Hmong immigrants, as well as lesser numbers of other Southeast Asian (SEA) immigrants. Knowledge about and attitude ...