Kyle received his B.A. (2008) in Criminal Justice/Criminology and M.A. (2010) in Criminal Justice from East Tennessee State University. His teaching and research interests include: policing, ethics in criminal justice, criminological theory, structural and cultural context of violent crime and victimization, capital punishment, and optimal foraging theoryâ€™s applications to crime.
Chris received her B.S. degrees (2009) in Psychology and Criminal Justice/Criminology and her M.A. (2012) in Criminal Justice from East Tennessee State University. Her research and teaching interests include: corrections, criminal justice policy, deviant behavior, and forensics.
Grant received his B.A. (2009) in Administration of Justice and M.A. (2011) in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His focus area is environmental criminology with a specialty in the spatial-temporal analyses of crime. His research and teaching interests include: environmental criminology, neighborhoods and crime, GIS, micro-places, crime prevention, policing, juvenile delinquency, drugs and crime, and the urban environment.
Jim received his B.A. (2007) in Psychology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is currently the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor at UALR. His research interests include juvenile delinquency, criminological theory, and criminal justice policy.
Alesa received her B.A. in Psychology (2010) and B.S. in Criminal Justice (2010) from Northeastern State University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Criminal Justice as well as an MSW. Her teaching and research interests include: corrections, juvenile justice, mental health, women in criminal justice, and criminal justice policy.
Brittani received her B.S. and M.S. from Bowling Green State University. Her research interests include juvenile justice, policy analysis, reentry issues and challenges, and quantitative research methods.
Jennifer currently holds two Bachelorâ€™s degrees: one in criminal justice, and one in professional and technical writing. Jennifer is originally from Little Rock and is currently involved in planning and implementing the Arkansas Victim Assistance Academy. She recently finished a process evaluation for the Arkansas Department of Community Correction related to the Second Chance Reentry Grant.
Tess received her B.S. (2004) and M.A. (2012) in Criminal Justice from Penn State University. Her research and teaching interests include: juvenile delinquency, drugs and crime, and theories of crime and delinquency.
Morris earned his B.A. (2006) in Sociology â€“ Legal Studies from University of Buffalo SUNY, and his M.S. (2010) from SUNY College at Buffalo. He was a part time lecturer at the College at Buffalo, and was also an adjunct sociology instructor at Jamestown Community College in Olean, NY. Additionally, he was an anger management counselor and basic computer instructor for the incarcerated and is a Navy veteran. His teaching and research interests include white collar crime, environmental crime, corrections, and deviant behavior.
Tom received his B.A. (2008) in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Kent State University and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from East Tennessee State University. His focus area is environmental criminology, specializing in the built environment. His research and teaching interests include: environmental criminology, research methods, statistical methods, juvenile delinquency, neighborhoods and crime, theoretical criminology, and crime prevention.