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Faculty News: Faculty present at the Academy of Criminal Justice Society's 50th Annual Meeting


Updated: 04-02-2013

Several members of the Department's Criminal Justice faculty recently attended the ACJS 50th Annual Meeting: "The Politics of Crime and Criminal Justice," held in Dallas, Texas.

Faculty included Dr. Carrie Cook, Dr. Sara Buck Doude, Dr. Lana McDowell, and Dr. Charles Ubah.  In addition, Master of Criminal Justice student, Brian Tate attended as well.

Besides attending the conference, our faculty also presented papers.  Brian Tate presented a paper, alongside Dr. Carrie Cook.  It was entitled, "Property and Violent Crime Rates and Incidence of Structural Variables." Dr. Carrie Cook presented "Correctional Officer Willingness to Respond to Consensual and Assaultive Sex Among Inmates." Dr. Lana McDowell's presentation was titled, "Criminal Justice Students' Perceptions of Restorative Justice Values." Dr. Charles Ubah presented "Counter Terrorism and Human Right Challenges in Africa."

In addition to presenting a paper, Dr. Ubah also presided over the the Executive Committee and General Business Meetings of the African Criminology and Justice Association.  He also was a panelist in a Roundtable entitled "Boko Haram Terrorism: Strategies in Dealing with Al Qaeda Agents in Nigeria."

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