Upcoming conferences
 Syndicate update
 Publication page
 ASC 2004 Nashville photos
 Other department news

Group Title: Criminal Gator.
Title: Criminal Gator ; vol. 4 no. 2
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Title: Criminal Gator ; vol. 4 no. 2
Series Title: Criminal Gator.
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Language: English
Creator: University of Florida Department of Criminology, Law and Society.
Publisher: University of Florida
Publication Date: Spring 2005
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Table of Contents
    Upcoming conferences
        Page 1
    Syndicate update
        Page 2
    Publication page
        Page 3
    ASC 2004 Nashville photos
        Page 4
        Page 5
    Other department news
        Page 6
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Volume 4, Issue 2 Spring 2005


Upcoming Conferences

ACJS: and Zenta Gomez-Smith on denwald at the Southern Socio-
Chicago will host the annual Gender and Procedural Justice." logical Society's annual meeting.
Chicago will host the annual
meeting of the Academy of Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza- Brian Stults will also present at
Criminal Justice Sciences March Kaduce, and Beth Parker April's SSS conference, held this
15th-19th. Many of our faculty and team up on year in Charlotte North Carolina.
graduate students will showcase "Evaluating the Florida Faith and
their research. Community Based Delinquency
Erin Lane will be presenting her Treatment Initiative: Lessons CLHS Info
Erin Lane will be presenting her
About Start-Up."
thesis, "Urban Disadvantage and
Racial Profiling: An Analysis of The Criminology and Law Honor
Ecology and Officers' Race- Society is an honorary society
specific Search Behaviors." open to all majors and minors who
have career interests in criminol-
Stephanie Carmichael, Nicole ogy, the legal field or law enforce-
Piquero and Alex Piquero will Other Conference News: ment. Meetings are held every
nt P o P other Thursday and feature guest
present "Do Perceptions of Pun-
Eve Brank will be attending the speakers from the field (such as
ishment Vary Between White- American Psychology and Law FBI agents, U.S. Marshals, attor-
Collar and Street Crimes?" neys, etc.). After all meetings,
Society Conference in early _
members are invited for free appe-
Nicole will also team with An- March in LaJolla, California. She tizers at a restaurant. The society
drea Schoepfer and Lynn is presenting a paper entitled also has a variety of socials, such
Langton on "Completely Out of "Will They Tell? Weapons Re- as dinners, bowling and billiards,
and BBQ's. For more information
Control or the Desire to be in porting by Middle School Youth." a .
about the society and how to join,
Complete Control? An Examina- visit their website at
Karen Parker will present
tion of Low Self-Control and the Ccwww.crim.ufl.edu/honorsociety/ind
"Concentrated Disadvantage, .htm.
Desire for Control." exhtm
Traditional Role Models and Ju-
Alex is also working with Lynn venile Arrests," with Amy Reck-

Inside this issue:
Syndicate Update 2
Gainesville Youth Summit 2
Publications Page 3
Class Notes 3
ASC Photos 4-5
Other Department News.... 6

Syndicate Update

Fall Recap
Fall was a very productive term for the Syndicate. We were able to fund rental vans for 10 graduate students who
attended the ASC conference in Nashville in November using special request money from the Board of College
Councils. Also, we conducted a survey of graduate students regarding current officers, and we are working to
implement suggestions on improving leadership and communication for the organization. Finally, the Syndicate
launched its website, located at http://qrove.ufl.edu/-qclass/. Thanks to all who participated or volunteered their
time and energy.

Student Government Budgets
Organizational budget hearings for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Student Council (CLASSC), the Syndi-
cate's parent organization, were held in early January. Budget hearings for the Board of College Councils are
scheduled for February. When BOCC hearings are complete, the Syndicate should know exactly how much fund-
ing to expect for the 2005-06 school year. These funds will be earmarked primarily for graduate student travel to
conferences such as ASC and ACJS.

Faculty Visits
The Syndicate coordinated lunch events with the four visiting Assistant Professors in January and the two visiting
Professors in February. These luncheons were an excellent opportunity for graduate students to interact with
faculty recruits and discuss current research in the field. Student turnout to the colloquia and lunch sessions was
very good, and we believe that the program was well-represented. Thank you to all who attended!

Leadership Elections
Elections for the Syndicate's three offices (President, Vice President, and Treasurer) are scheduled to take place
in March. (please turn to Syndicate Update, page 6)

Gainesville Youth Summit

The State Attorney's Office is host- and immeasurable pride.
ing its 3rd annual summit, "Serving
If interested in attending, the registra-
Youth: Strategies that Work" on Fri-
Youth: Strategies that Work" on Fri- tion fee is $20 per person if registered
day, March 11, at the Trinity United by March 4th and $30 per person for
Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd
Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd on-site registration. Registration fee
Ave., Gainesville, FL.
Ave., Gainesville, FL. includes refreshments, lunch, pro-
Education Activist, Joe Clark, will gram materials, and the 2005 juvenile
provide this year's keynote. Clark is justice resource guide.
the subject of the Warner Brothers For more information on workshops,
For more information on workshops,
film, Lean On Me, starring two-time and
presenters, agenda, and registration,
Oscar nominee Morgan Freeman as
please visit
Joe Clark. With the aid of a bullhorn, httsaw .alacua
a baseball bat and the strength of
his convictions, Clark took a crime
infested, drug-ridden, inner-city high If anyone has questions about the
school and transformed it into an summit, feel free to contact Kris
institution filled with serious learning Kelly for more information.

Publication Page

As usual, the department's faculty are keeping the Criminal Gator busy with news of many upcoming and
current publications.
Richard Hollinger, Dean Dabney and Laura Dugan had their paper, "Who Actually Steals? A Study of Cov-
ertly Observed Shoplifters," published in Justice Quarterly.
Jodi Lane, along with co-authors Susan Turner, Terry Fain and Amber Sehgal, had "Evaluating an Experi-
mental Juvenile Probation Program: Intervention and Outcomes," published in Crime and Delinquency. Jodi
also had an article published in Criminal Justice Review entitled, "Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration in
Corrections: Overcoming Hurdles for Successful Partnerships, co-authored by Susan Turner and Carmen
Alex Piquero had papers accepted at several journals, including Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Crimi-
nology, and Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Angela Gover's article, "The Impact of Native American Ethnicity, Childhood Maltreatment, and Other Risk
Factors on Juveniles' Perceptions and Adjustment to Confinement in a Boot Camp and Traditional Facility," is
coming out in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation in March.
Karen Parker has two forthcoming articles coming out. The first, "A Dynamic Model of Racial Competition,
Urban Disadvantage and Interracial Violence: Accounting for Change in Rare Events" is co-authored by
Patricia McCall and will appear in Sociological Inquiry. Karen's article with Helena Alden, "Gender Role Ideol-
ogy, Homophobia and Hate Crime: Linking Attitudes to Macro-Level Indicators of Gender Stratification and
Hate Crime," will appear in Deviant Behavior.

Class Notes

Jason Forker (B.A., '03) for getting me prepared for his
was sworn in as a law en- career and I hope to see many
forcement officer with the future UF alumni in the
Florida Fish and Wildlife agency."
Conservation Commission
on Nov. 12, 2004. He is Any other department alumni
who wish give updates on how
assigned a water patrol
aa.s-g life "post-UF" is going may
'--". position in Charlotte County
-send an email to Dr. Karen
5" and is currently in the field
..Parker at
training program. In March
*, kparker(),crim.ufl.edu.
,. f 1 he will be on his own pro-
tecting the state's wildlife
resources on the water and
S in the woods. He writes, "I
thought I would give the
department a big thank you

ASC 2004-Nashville: In-'crim'-inating Photos

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ASC 2004-Nashville: In-'crim'-inating Photos


The University ofFlorida Department of Criminology,
Law, and Society is an inter- disciplinary program,
teaching students with a wide range of interests and
conducting research on crime, delinquency, law, and
justice. We are one of the largest academic programs
in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offering
under-graduate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

P.O. Box 115950
Gainesville, FL 32611-

Phone: 352-392-1025

Other Department News......

Alex Piquero was awarded the 2005 Magid
Term Professor in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences.

In January, Jodi Lane gave a presentation
entitled, "Juveniles in Adult Corrections" to
Chapter 15 of the Florida Council on Crime
and Delinquency.

Richard Hollinger was the subject of a fea-
ture interview (with pictures!) in the January-
February issue of Loss Prevention Magazine

Brian Stults was quoted in eight newspa-
pers around the country regarding his recent
Demography article on segregation trends.

Doctoral candidate Allison Chappell has
accepted a tenure-track assistant professor
position in the Department of Sociology and
Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University
in Norfolk, Virginia.

Graduate student Rachel Taylor has joined
the Criminology and Law Honor Society.

Syndicate Update, Continued...

(Continued from Syndicate Update, page 2)

This is a great opportunity to get involved
and give something back to the program.
For anyone interested in running for office,
please contact Matt Nobles via e-mail.

Constitutional Review
The Syndicate is undertaking a comprehen-
sive review of its constitution in an effort to
improve the language and add new provi-
sions where necessary. Input or participa-
tion is welcome from all. Please contact Jon
Gurney via e-mail for more information.
Basement Cleanup Proiect
We are in the process of reviewing the
needs in the shared basement offices
(computers, furniture, and so forth). Some
materials will be disposed of, while we are
optimistic that some new equipment will be
purchased for graduate student use in the
near future. If you have suggestions on
ways to improve the efficiency of the base-
ment, or if you'd like to volunteer to help out
with the project, please contact Kate Fox via

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