Mark Winton

, Ph.D.

Associate Lecturer

Criminal Justice, International Committee



  • Ph.D.
  • Research


      Articles in Refereed Journals

    Winton, M.A. (2011). Violentization theory and genocide. Homicide Studies, 15, 363-381.

    Winton, M.A. & Unlu, A. (2010). A new approach to understanding the Abu Ghraib prison torture scandal. International Journal of Public Policy, 6, 359-368.

    Winton, M. (2008). Dimensions of genocide: The circumplex model meets violentization theory. The Qualitative Report, 13(4), 605-629. Retrieved from

    Wolf, R., Pressler, T., & Winton, M. (2009). Campus law enforcement use-of-force and conducted energy devices: a national-level exploratory study of perceptions and practices. Criminal Justice Review, 34, 29-43.

    Winton, M.A. and Unlu, A. (2008). Micro-Macro dimensions of the Bosnian genocides: The circumplex model and violentization theory. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13, 45-59.

    Rash, E. M. and Winton, M. A. (2007). Advanced Practice Nurse attitudes toward sex offender patients in their practice. Journal of the AmericanAcademy of Nurse Practitioners, 19, 328-331.

    Winton, M.A. (2005). Treatment paradigms of sex offenders of children: An analysis of professional journals. Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, 10,569-578.

    Winton, M.A. (2001). Paradigm change and female sexual dysfunctions: An analysis of sexology journals. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 10, 19-24.

    Winton, M.A. (2001). Gender, sexual dysfunctions, and the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 27, 333-337.

    Winton, M.A. (2000). The medicalization of male sexual dysfunctions: An analysis of sex therapy journals. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, 25, 231-239.

    Smith, T.E., Yoshioka, M., and Winton, M. (1993). A qualitative understanding of reflecting teams I: Client perspectives. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 12, 28-43.

    Smith, T.E., Winton, M., and Yoshioka, M. (1992). A qualitative understanding of reflecting teams II: Therapists’ perspectives. Contemporary Family Therapy, 14, 419-432.

    Winton, M.A. (1990). An Evaluation of a Support Group for Parents Who Have A Sexually Abused Child. Child Abuse and Neglect, 14, 397-405.

    Mara, B.A. and Winton, M.A. (1990).Sexual abuse intervention: A support group for parents who have a sexually abused child. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 40, 63-77.

    Winton, M.A.(1987). Style analysis of sexually abused male children in treatment. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, 13, 67-70.


    Winton, M.A. & Mara, B.A. (2013). When teachers, clergy, and caretakers sexually abuse children and adolescents. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

    Winton, M.A. & Mara, B.A. (2001). Child abuse and neglect: Multidisciplinary Approaches.Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

     Book Chapters

    Winton, M.A. (2010). Child abuse, neglect and maltreatment: mandatory reporting (pp. 86-87). In B.S. Fisher & S. P. Lab (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

    Winton, M.A. & Rash, E.M. (2010). Physical child abuse, neglect, and domestic violence.  In L. E. Ross (Ed.), The War Against Domestic Violence (pp. 71-87). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

    Winton, M.A. (2009). Mass murderer, unwilling executioner, or something else: a case study of a Serbian soldier. In R.B. Toliver & U.R. Coyne (Eds.), Homicide: Trends, causes, and prevention (pp. 117-127).  New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

    Research Interests

    • Genocide
    • Torture
    • Mental Illness
    • Sex Crimes
    When Teachers, Clergy, and Caretakers Sexually Abuse Children and Adolescents

    By Mark Winton, instructor of criminal justice, and Barbara Mara

    Published in: February 2013

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