The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida provides excellence in teaching, research and service. Dedicated to its students, the faculty delivers outstanding instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, incorporating learning, service and inquiry. The department also conducts quality research and pursues local, state and federal funding to advance knowledge in our discipline. By actively developing meaningful partnerships, it provides exemplary service to the university and the broader professional and academic community.>> More
Acker, J. R., Bohm, R. M., & Lanier, C. S. (2014). America's experiment with capital punishment: Reflections on the past, present, and future of the ultimate penal sanction (3rd ed.). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.>> More
Lucken, K., Rosky, J. W., & Watkins, C. (2014). She said, he said, judge said: Analyzing judicial decision making in civil protection order hearings. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi:10.1177/0886260514552276 Read the article>> More
Ross, L. (2014, September). An actuarial assessment of intimate partner homicide. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology, Prague, The Czech Republic.