Consortium for Crime and Justice Research and Juvenile Justice Institute
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0310
Phone (402) 554.3794
Ryan Spohn, Ph.D., Director, Consortium for Crime and Justice Research, (402) 554.3494, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryan Spohn is Director of the Consortium for Crime and Justice Research. He received his B.S. in Sociology/Criminology from Kansas State University (1996), M.S. in Sociology from Texas A&M University (1998), and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Iowa (2003).
His areas of research include the areas of juvenile delinquency, crime, families, child maltreatment, and processes of the criminal justice system.
Spohn, Ryan E. Forthcoming “Delinquent Friends and Reactions to Strain: An Examination of Direct and Indirect Pathways.” Western Criminology Review
Spohn, Ryan E. and Don Kurtz. 2011 “Family Structure as a Social Context for Family Conflict: Unjust Strain and Serious Delinquency.” Criminal Justice Review 36:332-356.
Zavala, Egbert and Ryan E. Spohn. 2010. "Emotional Abuse and Controlling Behaviors in Heterosexual Relationships: The Role of Employment and Alcohol Use for Women and Their Partners." Sociological Spectrum 30:526-549.
Griffiths, Elizabeth, Robert D. Baller, Ryan E. Spohn, and Rosemary Gartner. 2008. "Is There Such a Thing as Defended Community Homicide? The Necessity of Methods of Triangulation." Victims and Offenders 3:228-244.
Kurtz, Don, Travis Linnemann, and Ryan E. Spohn. 2008. "Investigating Racial Disparity at the Detention Decision: The Role of Informal Control and Respectability." Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice 5:140-157.
Fitzgerald, Scott F. and Ryan E. Spohn. 2005. "Pulpits and Platforms: The Role of the Church in Determining Protest among Black Americans." Social Forces 84:1015-1048.
Anne Hobbs, Ph.D., Director of the Juvenile Justice Institute, (402) 472.4234, email@example.com
Anne Hobbs, J.D. Ph.D. is the Director of the Juvenile Justice Institute at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Her research interests include implicit bias, inequality in our justice systems, disproportionate minority contact and program evaluation. She has conducted a number of mixed methodological studies on the topic of racial and ethnic inequality in the juvenile justice system. She also enjoys teaching the criminal procedure and civil rights and working with students on a variety of projects.
Melissa Gray, Project Coordinator, (402) 554.4007, firstname.lastname@example.org
Melissa Gray has been the Program Coordinator for the Consortium for Crime and Justice Research Coordinator since November 2011. She received her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010 with concentrations in English, Communications and History.
As the CCJR Program Coordinator, she assists the director in the implementation of grant-funded projects.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys biking, learning the guitar and traveling.
Laura Schoenrock, Program Coordinator, (402) 554.3844, email@example.com
Cheryl Christiansen, Staff Associate, (402) 554.3794, firstname.lastname@example.org