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Member News- Summer 2017

Section Editor: Tara Richards

Hello Fellow DWC Members,

Below is the collected news from DWC members, showing what an amazing organization we have! Please keep sending updates to tricha11@gmail.com.

Best Regards,
Tara Richards

Jody Miller was appointed to Distinguished Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Well done, Jody!

Emily Lenning was honored by the UNC Board of Governors with a 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching: https://www.northcarolina.edu/Board-Governors-Awards/Teaching-Awards-2017#ta17_lenning_fsu. Congrats M!

Kristen Hourigan received the Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation award at the State University of New York, Albany for her project entitled, Redefining Murder: A Qualitative Exploration of Emotion and Identity Following Loss of a Loved One to Homicide, as well as the Paul Meadows Award for Excellence in Research for her paper entitled, The Gentleman who Killed my Daughter: Explaining the Effects of Social Proximity on Forgiveness After Extreme Offense. Kristy will join California State University, Los Angeles in the fall; she will be focusing on the intersection between deviance and emotion.

Rita Shah will join Eastern Michigan University in the fall.

Christina Lanier was promoted to Full Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.  Congratulations!

Sarah Koon-Magin was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at the University of South Alabama. Congrats Sarah!

Tara Richards was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Baltimore.  Well done Tara!

Several DWC members also have new articles and books:

Katie Hail-Jares, Corey S. Shdaimah, and Santhi Leon have a new edited volume, Challenging Perspectives on Street-based Sex Work, which was just released from Temple University Press. Edith Kinney is a contributing author. Check it out http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/2439_reg.html. There will be a corresponding roundtable with several of the authors at ASC in November.

Alida V. Merlo’s new book Reaffirming Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Montgomery (with Peter J. Benekos) was just released by Routledge.

To find out more: https://www.routledge.com/Reaffirming-Juvenile-Justice-From-Gault-to-Montgomery/Merlo-Benekos/p/book/9781138085794

Rita Shah also has a new book out. The Meaning of Rehabilitation and its Impact on Probation and Parole: There and Back Again in California.

Allison McKim’s new book, Addicted to Rehab: Race, Gender, and Drugs in the Era of Mass Incarceration, was also recently published by Rutgers University Press. Check it out at https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/addicted-to-rehab/9780813587639

Vera Lopez has a new book, Complicated Lives: Girls, Parents, Drugs, and Juvenile Justice, from Rutgers University Press. See https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/complicated-lives/9780813586540

In addition, Vera (Lopez) and Lisa Pasko guest edited a special issue of Feminist Criminology (2017, vol 12, issue 3): "Bringing Latinas to the Forefront: Latina Girls, Women, and the Justice System".

Kristy Holfreter has a new article: Golladay, Katelyn A., & Kristy Holtfreter (2017). "The Consequences of Identity Theft Victimization: An Examination of Emotional and Physical Health Outcomes." Victims & Offenders, 12 (5): 741-760.

Walter DeKeseredy has several new book chapters and articles.

Rennsion, C.M, & DeKeseredy, W.S. (2017). "Situational Contexts of Rural Violence: A Comparison of Male and Female Perpetration." Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1043986216688813.

DeKeseredy, W.S., & Schwartz, M.D. (2016). "Thinking Sociologically About Image-Based Sexual Abuse: The Contribution of Male Peer Support Theory." Sexualization, Media, & Society. DOI: 10.177/2374623816684692.

DeKeseredy, W.S. (2016). "Looking Backward to Move Forward: Revisiting Some Past Feminist Contributions to the Study of Violence Against Women." Violence and Gender. DOI 10.1089/vio.2016.0010.

DeKeseredy, W.S. (2016). "Understanding Woman Abuse in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships: The Enduring Relevance of Feminist Ways of Knowing." Journal of Family Violence. DOI 10.1007/s10896-016-9861-8.

DeKeseredy, W.S., Funk, R. (2017). "The Role of Adult Pornography in Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Perpetrators' Offending," in L.M. McOrmond-Plummer, J. Levy-Peck, & P. Easteal (Eds.), Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Rape and Sexual Assault: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention. London: Routledge.

DeKeseredy, W.S. (2017). "The Role of Male Peer Support in Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Perpetrators' Offending," in L.M. McOrmond-Plummer, J. Levy-Peck, & P. Easteal (Eds.), Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Rape and Sexual Assault: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention. London: Routledge.