Register Now for Maymester BACJ Elective Course

CRJU 4190-M01 Women and Crime
May 18-June 4, 2015
Mondays through Thursdays, 8:30am-12:20pm
Bachelor of Criminal Justice Elective

This course explores issues surrounding women as offenders and victims, and investigates explanations for the involvement of women in illegal activities. The course also examines the participation of women in criminal justice professions, including law enforcement, corrections, judicial processes, and law.

The course will be taught by Professor Mary Dodge. She earned her Ph.D. in criminology, law and society from the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Professor Dodge has been published in Courts and Justice, Contemporary Issues in Criminology, International Journal of the Sociology of Law, The Prison Journal, Police Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, and Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime. She and Gilbert Geis co-edited the book Lessons of Criminology and share authorship on the book Stealing Dreams: A Fertility Clinic Scandal. She also authored the book Women and White-Collar Crime. Her research and writing interests include women in the criminal justice system, white-collar crime, policing, prostitution, and courts.

Professor Dodge teaches a variety of courses at SPA, including:

  • Juvenile Justice Administration
  • Criminological Theory
  • Judicial Administration
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Research Methods
  • Women and Crime


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