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Courtney Crittenden
U.C. Foundation Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Online Program, Coordinator
Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  Rm. 445, 540MC

Courtney Crittenden is currently an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies Department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She received her B.S. from Tennessee Wesleyan University, her M.S. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2013.  She has published and presented on the topics of programming and work assignments for male and female inmates across U.S. prisons, intimate partner violence, patriarchy in communities, and attitudes toward sexual harassment. Currently, her research has been focused on victimization on college campuses, attitudes toward consensual sexual relationships between faculty and students, how intersections of race and gender affect treatment within prisons, and how the field of criminology approaches intersecting social identities within the research.

Recent Publications:

Crittenden, C.A., Policastro, C. & Eigenberg, H.M. (Forthcoming). Attitudes toward dating violence: How does sexual identity influence perceptions among college students? Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma.

Crittenden, C.A., Koons-Witt, B.A., & Kaminski, R. (Forthcoming). Being Assigned Work in Prison: Do Race and Gender Matter. Feminist Criminology.

Crittenden, C.A. & Koons-Witt, B.A. (2017). Gender and programming: A comparison of participation in U.S. Prisons. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 61(6), 611-644.

Richards, T.N., Crittenden, C.A., Garland, T., & McGuffee, K. (2014). An exploration of policies governing faculty-to-student consensual sexual relationships on university campuses: Current strategies and future directions. Journal of College Student Development, 55(4), 337-352.