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Faculty News: Assistant Professor wins Faculty Award


Updated: 04-03-2013

Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Cook, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice who was selected to receive the 2013 Georgia College Excellence in Scholarship Award.  Professor Cook’s level of research productivity is impressive and the quality of the contributions substantial.  The institutional guidelines indicate that the recipient will have exemplified “evidence of individual or collaborative scholarly activity resulting in a peer-reviewed publication.”   Provided below is a list of refereed publications (3 year timeframe) that were considered by the Awards Committee:

  • Cook, C., & Lane, J. (2012). Examining Differences in Attitudes about Sexual Victimization among a Sample of Jail Officers: The Importance of Officer Gender and Perceived Inmate Characteristics. Criminal Justice Review, 37, 191-213.
  • Cook, C., & Fox, K. (2012). Testing the Relative Importance of Contemporaneous Offenses: The Impacts of Fear of Sexual Assault versus Fear of Physical Harm among Women and Men. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 142-151. 
  • Fox, K.A., & Cook, C.L. (2011). Is knowledge power? The effects of a victimology course on victim blaming. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 3407-3427. 
  • Cook, C.L., & Fox, K.A. (2011). Fear of property crime: Examining the effects of victimization, vicarious victimization, and perceived risk. Violence and Victims, 26, 684-700. 
  • Youstin, T., Nobles, M., Ward, J., & Cook, C. (2011). Assessing the Generalizability of the Near Repeat Phenomenon. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 38, 1042-1063. 
  • Ward, J., Nobles, M., Youstin, T., & Cook, C.  (2010). Placing the Neighborhood Accessibility–Burglary Link in Social-Structural Context. Crime and Delinquency, (online first, August 2010). 

The Faculty Awards Ceremony to recognize Dr. Cook and other recipients is on Wednesday, April 24th in the Magnolia Ballroom, 4-5:30 p.m..





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