Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2022 The Opioid Crisis: Prevalence and Markets of OpioidsForensic Science Review.  34:44-70. 2022
2020 The Effects of Police Effort on Victims’ Fear of CrimeAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice.  45:880-898. 2020
2017 The Effect of Victimization Severity on Perceived Risk of Victimization: Analyses Using an International SampleVictims and Offenders.  12:587-609. 2017
2016 Lead density on a target: A significant indicator of firing distance, but is it reliable?Afte Journal.  48:112-119. 2016
2014 Effective advocacy in rural domains: Applying an ecological model to understanding advocates' relationships 2014
2014 Property crime on college campuses: A case study using GIS and related toolsSecurity Journal.  27:263-283. 2014
2012 Deviant or Normal? Female Bodybuilders' Accounts of Social Reactions 2012
2012 The social ecological challenges of rural victim advocacy: An exploratory studyJournal of Community Psychology.  40:588-606. 2012
2012 The Effects of Experienced, Vicarious, and Anticipated Strain on Violence and Drug Use among InmatesAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice.  37:60-75. 2012
2011 Sexual victimization in childhood and the propensity for juvenile delinquency and adult criminal behavior: A systematic reviewAggression and Violent Behavior.  16:485-492. 2011
2011 Individual-level predictors of perceived safety: Data from an international sampleSociological Focus.  44:231-254. 2011
2009 "Big Freaky-Looking Women": Normalizing gender transgression through bodybuildingSociology of Sport Journal.  26:235-254. 2009

Teaching Activities

  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Fall Term 2019)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Fall Term 2022)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2019)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2020)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2021)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2022)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2020)
  • CJ101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2021)
  • CJ120 - Introduction to Statistics (Fall Term 2018)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Fall Term 2020)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Fall Term 2021)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Fall Term 2022)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Spring Term 2020)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Spring Term 2022)
  • CJ240 - Corrections America: Overview (Summer Term 2022)
  • CJ302 - Introduction to Statistics (Fall Term 2019)
  • CJ302 - Introduction to Statistics (Fall Term 2020)
  • CJ302 - Introduction to Statistics (Fall Term 2021)
  • CJ360 - Criminology (Spring Term 2021)
  • CJ443 - Women & Criminal Justice Sys (Summer Term 2020)
  • CJ443 - Women & Criminal Justice Sys (Summer Term 2021)
  • CJ543 - Women and the Crim Justice Sys (Summer Term 2020)
  • CJ543 - Women and the Crim Justice Sys (Summer Term 2021)
  • CJ604 - Seminar in Crim Just Policy (Summer Term 2022)
  • HON163 - Interdisc: Justice Sciences (Fall Term 2014)
  • HON263 - Interdisc:Justice Sciences (Fall Term 2014)
  • HON363 - Interdisc:Justice Science (Fall Term 2014)
  • JS100 - Intro Criminal Justice System (Fall Term 2013)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Fall Term 2009)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Fall Term 2014)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2010)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2011)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2012)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2013)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2017)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Spring Term 2018)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2009)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2010)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2011)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2012)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2013)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2014)
  • JS101 - Crime and Criminality (Summer Term 2015)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Fall Term 2008)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Fall Term 2012)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Spring Term 2009)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Summer Term 2009)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Summer Term 2013)
  • JS120 - Descriptive Statistics (Summer Term 2014)
  • JS120 - Intro Stats (Fall Term 2016)
  • JS120 - Intro Stats (Fall Term 2017)
  • JS120 - Intro Stats (Spring Term 2017)
  • JS300 - Research Methods in Crim Just (Fall Term 2008)
  • JS300 - Research Methods in Crim Just (Fall Term 2009)
  • JS300 - Rsch Methods Criminal Justice (Fall Term 2016)
  • JS300 - Rsch Methods Criminal Justice (Spring Term 2015)
  • JS300 - Rsch Methods Criminal Justice (Spring Term 2016)
  • JS300 - Rsch Methods Criminal Justice (Summer Term 2015)
  • JS408 - Juvenile Delinquency (Summer Term 2015)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Fall Term 2010)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Fall Term 2011)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Fall Term 2012)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Fall Term 2015)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Spring Term 2010)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Spring Term 2012)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Summer Term 2011)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Summer Term 2012)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Summer Term 2013)
  • JS410 - Criminal Justice Ethics (Summer Term 2014)
  • JS481 - Honors Research (Fall Term 2016)
  • JS482 - Honors Research & Colloquium (Spring Term 2017)
  • JS508 - Juvenile Delinquency (Summer Term 2015)
  • JS566 - Spatial Analys & Crime Mapping (Fall Term 2009)
  • JS605 - Seminar in Research Design (Spring Term 2015)
  • JS605 - Seminar in Research Design (Spring Term 2016)
  • JS605 - Seminar in Rsch Design (Spring Term 2013)
  • JS605 - Seminar in Rsch Design (Spring Term 2014)
  • JS606 - Seminar in Data Analysis (Fall Term 2010)
  • JS606 - Seminar in Data Analysis (Fall Term 2011)
  • JS606 - Seminar in Data Analysis (Fall Term 2013)
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Southern Illinois University System : Carbondale 2009
  • Master of Arts in Political Science and Government, Ball State University 2004
  • Full Name

  • Shelly McGrath