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CJC - Criminal Justice & Criminology

03
Apr
2024

WSSA Welcoming Reception

04-03-2024 6:30 PM -7:30 PM
Garden Terrace

All Attendees Invited

 

WSSA Recepción del presidente

 

Se invita a todos los asistentes

04
Apr
2024

CJC-03/ABS-14 International Crime and Justice

04-04-2024 4:30 PM -6:00 PM
Pecos

Coordinator: Stephani Anne Williams
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University

Coordinator: Andrew Brown
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University - Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

Moderator: Todd Hataley

 

The Fine Art of Trafficking in Global Financial Crime
  - Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada & Queen's University 
  - Mikayla Ozga, Mikayla Ozga, Carleton University
Gun Violence in Cd. Juarez, Mexico: Media Representations and Official Counts

  - Mike Tapia, TX A&M University-Commerce
Unmasking Al Qaeda: Analyzing the Evolving Threat Landscape
  - Huseyin Cinoglu, Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) 
THE PROTECTIVE ROLE OF TRAVEL VISAS: A CANADA – MEXICO CASE STUDY
  - Todd Hataley, Fleming College
Global Sex Trafficking as a manifestation of shifting border logics: Transnational bordering patterns of sexual exploitation by white-collar criminals
  - Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada & Queen's University 
  - Mikayla Ozga, Carleton University

05
Apr
2024

WSSA President's Luncheon

04-05-2024 11:15 AM -1:00 PM
Garden Terrace

Pastries and coffee.

During this break we will be asking for donations to the local food bank.

05
Apr
2024

CJC-05 Topics in Crime Prevention, Diversity, and Policing

04-05-2024 11:30 AM -12:50 PM
Pecos

Coordinator: Stephani Anne Williams
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University

Coordinator: Andrew Brown
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University - Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

Moderator: Todd Hataley, Fleming College

 

POLICE PARTICIPATION IN DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION RESEARCH: LESSONS LEARNED
  - Todd Hataley, Fleming College
Crime Prevention and Rational Choice Theory: Incentivizing Individuals' Participation and Engagement
  - Jonathan Coats, University of North Alabama
Seeing the Blue within the Rainbow: Experiences of LGBTQ+ Liaison Officers
  - Paige Reed, Mary Baldwin University, Program Director & Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
Determinants of Citizen Satisfaction with Policing in the Caribbean
  - Hyunin Baek, New Mexico State University
  - Sungil Han, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

05
Apr
2024

CJC-02 God, Sex, and Learn’n: Religious Battlegrounds in the Public Sphere

04-05-2024 1:00 PM -2:30 PM
Pecos

Coordinator: Stephani Anne Williams
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University

Coordinator: Andrew Brown
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University - Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

Moderator: Andrew Brown, Northern Arizona University

 

Religion, Law, and the Far-Right: Contemporary Challenges to Reproductive Healthcare
   - Annamarie Rago, Northern Arizona University
   - Brecken Bartells, Northern Arizona University
Spare the Rod, Save the Child: A Political History of Institutional Child Abuse at Residential Church Schools Operated by Roloff Evangelistic Enterprises and Contemporary Policy Considerations
   - Andrew Brown, Northern Arizona University
“Go Back to Where You Came From!”: White Colonizers, Wandering Jews, and Historical Amnesia of Antisemitism on US College Campuses
   - Molly Dunn, Northern Arizona University
An Examination of the Increase in Public Funding for Religious Education Programs
   - Alexander Ziegler, Northern Arizona University
Sexual education in public schools and the impediment that Religious Conservatism poses
   - Emma Prater, Northern Arizona University
   - David Roese, Northern Arizona University

05
Apr
2024

San Antonio Food Bank's Urban Farm Fieldtrip

04-05-2024 2:30 PM -5:30 PM

Field Trip to the San Antonio Food Bank's Urban Farm at Mission San Juan


Please join us for an amazing local experience on Friday afternoon from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Sign up at the Registration Desk by 1:00 p.m. to guarantee a spot on this local trip.

 

 

The San Antonio Food Bank’s farm at Mission San Juan is actually on a National Park site. All of the San Antonio Missions, besides the Alamo, are run by the National Park System, and ours is an unusual land use agreement where we’re able to cultivate on some of its land. When the Spanish colonists arrived and established the missions almost 300 years ago, they started farming that land using acequias, which were diversion ditches inspired by Roman and Moorish irrigation techniques. We continue the same tradition by farming this land, where a portion is irrigated using the historic methods of the Spanish and the indigenous. We also focus on cultivating more drought tolerant crops that can withstand rising temperatures. What food we grow ends up going to the community in South Texas that needs it through our Food Bank distribution programs.

05
Apr
2024

CJC-04 Topics in Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Pedagogy

04-05-2024 2:45 PM -4:15 PM
Pecos

Coordinator: Stephani Anne Williams
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University

Coordinator: Andrew Brown
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University - Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

Moderator: Stephani Anne Williams, Northern Arizona University

 

Intersecting Social Justice in the Criminal Justice Classroom: Substance Abuse, Restorative Justice & Art Therapy
  - Rosalva Resendiz, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
  - Elizabeth Deven-Hernandez, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
  - Lucas Espinoza, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
Women in Criminological Studies: The Feminist Perspective!
  - Love Ebegboni, Northern Arizona University
Assessing Curriculum and Programming to Enhance Student Career Readiness
  - Stephani Anne Williams, Northern Arizona University
  - Madison Heck, Northern Arizona University
  - Christine Arazan, Northern Arizona University
  - Michael Costelloe, Northern Arizona University
Anime: Sexualization Effects and the Developing Mind
  - Perla Mora, Texas Wesleyan University

05
Apr
2024

A Facebook Concert

04-05-2024 8:00 PM -9:00 PM
Presidential Suite

Coordinator: Lisa Ossian
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Affiliation: Indian Hills Community College

 

The Kinkaider's Song:  A Homesteader Ballad from the Nebraska Sandhills

 

   - Tom Isern, North Dakota State University

 

The family of prairie folksong tracing lineage to the gospel hymn, “Beulah Land,” is prolific. “Beulah Land” is about a place, the blissful afterlife. Prairie singers borrowed its melody and motifs to localize them to their own places on the plains, sometimes as joyful paeans to a bountiful country, other times as sardonic commentaries on a hard land. “The Kinkaider’s Song” is exceptional in that it is traceable to a particular time and place: the Kinkaider picnic of 16 August 1911, a gathering of homesteaders at the Will Davis grove, a seven-year-old tree claim near Anselmo, in northern Custer County, Nebraska. Fourteen-year-old Matilda Matthews was there and wrote for a regional newspaper, the Atkinson Graphic, “We composed a song, ‘The Kinkaider’s Song,’ and sang it.” The song resounding through the Davis grove in 1911 arose from the historical circumstances of the Kinkaid Act of 1904, which allowed homesteads of a full section, 640 acres, rather than a quarter-section, 160 acres. Its sponsor and heroic proponent, Congressman Moses P. Kinkaid, was present when the Kinkaiders sang their anthem in his honor. From there the song passed into oral tradition and the mysterious canon of Great Plains balladry. Recently discovered, the original text and circumstances of “The Kinkaider’s Song” illustrate the capacity of digitized source materials to move ballads previously anonymous into the realm of known authorship and context--an important development in the interpretation of Great Plains folksong.

06
Apr
2024

WSSA Breakfast & Give Back

04-06-2024 7:30 AM -9:30 AM
Regency ABC

Pastries and coffee.

During this break we will be asking for donations to the local food bank.

06
Apr
2024

CJC-06 Topics in Drugs, Mental Health, and Domestic Violence

04-06-2024 9:45 AM -11:15 AM
Llano

Coordinator: Stephani Anne Williams
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University

Coordinator: Andrew Brown
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University - Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

 

Moderator: Andrew Brown, Northern Arizona University

 

Generic Qualitative and Action-Based Research on a Drug Court Setting
  - Dr. Taten Albright, Angelo State University 
How Does Religion Affect Intimate Partner Violence on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
  - Lonni Lee Garcia, St. Mary's University 
Depression, anxiety, PTSD, and anger: Outcomes of traumatic experience in relation to drug abuse
  - Jacob Silva, St. Mary's University 
Lethality Assessment Protocol: Challenges and Barriers of Implementation for Domestic Violence Victim Advocates
  - Tanya Grant, St. Mary's University