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Erin Grant

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice/Legal Studies
School of Applied Studies
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2216
Degrees & Certifications
Illinois State University, Bachelor of Science
Texas State Univ San Marcos, Master of Science
Texas State Univ San Marcos, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

BS in Criminal Justice at Illinois State University - Normal

MS in Criminal Justice at Texas State University – San Marcos

PhD in Criminal Justice

Courses currently teaching:

 Crime & Justice in America

  Intro to Corrections

  Criminal Justice Communications

   Directed Readings

Teaching
  • CJ 220 A, Crim Just Comm
  • CJ 324 VA, Evid-Based Pract Corrections
  • CJ 400 A, Criminal Justice Research Meth
  • CJ 470 XA, Internship in Security
  • CJ 470 XB, Internship in Security
  • CJ 480 XA, Internship in Corrections
  • CJ 480 XB, Internship in Corrections
  • CJ 490 XA, Internship in Law Enforcement
  • CJ 490 XB, Internship in Law Enforcement
  • WU 101 I, The Washburn Experience
  • WU 101 IC, The Washburn Experience
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Interests are in making criminology and research methods courses accessible to students/practitioners in the criminal justice program/field.
Service Interests/Activities
  • Mentor for the criminal justice student association
  • Member of faculty senate
  • WU 101 faculty
Career Accomplishments

C-TEL Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2014-2015

Grant, E. (2015). Book review: Signal crimes. International Criminal Justice Review. 1 – 2. 

Grant, E. (submitted and accepted December 2015). Conflict Theory. Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. (forthcoming publication)

Grant, E. The perceived relationship between gentlemen’s clubs, crime, and victimization. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 10 (1): 29 – 41. 

Grant, E., Dahl, P., & Bayens, G. (2016). Using ELVIS to measure experiential learning in criminal justice internships. Research in Higher Education Journal, 30: 1- 17.

Jolicoeur, J. & Grant, E. (Submitted and accepted August 2016). K.R. Kerley (Ed.) Religion in prison. (Forthcoming publication). 

McKenzie, G.E. Jr., Johnson, C.M., Vasquez, B.E., & Nelson, E.P. (2010). An assessment of Lubbock County Juvenile Probation programs compared to nationally recognized evidence based best practices.