Kristina Thompson Garrity

Email: kjthompson@mail.umsl.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Dissertation Title:: "Rural Crime and the City: Exploring the Criminological Consequences of Rural-Urban Interdependency"
Dissertation Committee: Matt Vogel (chair), Beth Huebner, Adam Boessen, and Matthew R. Lee
Areas of Interest: Structural and population dynamics; quantitative methods and spatial analyses; urban-rural interdepency.

 

Theodore Lentz

Email: tslqn9@mail.umsl.edu

Dissertation title: Path dependence in crime: Chance, history, and emergence of geographic crime patterns

Dissertation Committee: Janet Lauritsen (chair), Richard Rosenfeld, Beth Huebner, Adam Boessen, & P. Jeffrey Brantingham (UCLA)

Areas of interest: decision-making; social networks; urban sociology; policing; quantitative spatial analysis

Curriculum vitae: PDF

 

Jennifer Gerlomes Medel

Email: jmgerlomes@umsl.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Dissertation Title: Peace at Last or Just a Piece of Paper?: Assessing the Utilization of Civil Protection Orders, Reported Violations, and Subsequent Consequences
Dissertation Committee: David Klinger (chair), Matt Vogel, Karlijn Kuijpers, and Kristin Carbone-Lopez
Areas of Interest: Victimization, domestic violence, reporting patterns, and police-community relations

 

Paige Vaughn

Email: pvwb3@mail.umsl.edu
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Dissertation Title: “Dual Disadvantage: An Examination of Processes Affecting Racial Disparities in Victim and Defendant Criminal Justice Outcomes”
Dissertation Committee: Janet Lauritsen (chair), Richard Rosenfeld, Beth Huebner, David Klinger, and Brian Johnson
Areas of Interest: Punishment; race and inequality; crime control policy