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Joselyne Chenane Nkogo


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Joselyne Chenane Nkogo, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    School of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4142
  • Office
    Health and Social Sciences Building - 473
  • Email

Research Interests

Policing, Race and Justice, Neighborhoods, Criminal Justice Systems, Comparative Criminal Justice.

Education

  • Ph D: Criminology and Criminal Justice, (2018), University of Nebraska Omaha, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice - Omaha, NE
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: The Effects of Police Contacts and Neighborhood Context on Delinquency
  • MS: Criminal Justice, (2011), State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Adaptation of African and Non-African Refugees to Law Enforcement in Buffalo, New York
  • BA: Teaching High School English and Literature, (2007), Egerton University - Nakuru, Kenya

Biography

Joselyne Chenane earner her doctorate in 2018 from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Her research focuses mainly on policing, race and justice, and neighborhoods and crime.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Morgan Outstanding Graduate Award (2012), Scholarship/Research - Department of Criminal Justice, State University of New York College at Buffalo
  • Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award (2012), Scholarship/Research - Graduate Studies, State University of New York College at Buffalo

Selected Publications

  • Chenane, J., Wright, E.M. (2018). The Role of Police Officer Race/Ethnicity on Crime Rates in Immigrant Communities. Race and Justice, 215336871877727.
  • Chenane, J., Wu, J., Song, J. (2017). African and Non-African refugees’ perception of police: A study of two American cities. African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies, 10(1) 20-38.
  • Chenane, J., Wright, E., Spohn, R. (2017). Evaluation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model (Youth Impact!) Report. Nebraska Center for Justice Research, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Wright, E.M., Spohn, R., Chenane, J., Juliano, N. (2017). The Importance of Interagency Collaboration for Crossover Youth. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 15(4) 481-491.
  • Ellison, J., Steiner, B., Brennan, P., Chenane, J. (2016). Age group differences in the predictive validity of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised. The Prison Journal, 96(6) 828-853.
  • Mantle , W., Chenane, J. (2014). Expert witness. Wiley-Blackwell

Selected Presentations

  • Police job satisfaction: Suggestions to improve satisfaction among patrol and school resource officers - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2017 - Philadelphia, PA
  • The effects of prior police contact & neighborhood context on delinquency - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2017 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Evaluation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model (Youth Impact!) - Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association (NJJA) Annual Conference, 2017 - Kearny, NE
  • Enhancing services for crossover youth: Challenges and recommendations - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2016 - New Orleans, LA
  • Immigration, violent crimes, and the role of law enforcement officers - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2016 - Washington, D.C.
  • When helping Crossover youth helps the juvenile justice system: Reports from agency professionals - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2016 - New Orleans, LA
  • Assessing the effects of traffics stops on calling the police for help - Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Law at University of Florida, January 2016 - Gainesville, FL
  • Assessing the impact of traffic stops on citizens’ calls for assistance - Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Annual Meeting, 2015 - Orlando, FL
  • Racial and ethnic differences in the predictive validity of the Level of Service Inventory-revised - Iowa Department of Corrections, March 2014 - Des Moines, IA
  • Racial and ethnic differences in the predictive validity of the Level of Service Inventory-revised - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2013 - Atlanta, GA
  • Refugees’ perception of law enforcement officers in western New York - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2012 - Chicago, IL
  • Adaptation of African and Non-African refugees to law enforcement in Buffalo, New York - American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting, 2011 - Washington, D.C.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Graduate Assistantship (2012), - School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha
    Chenane, J.
  • Doctoral Students Summit Scholarship (2017), - Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
    Chenane, J.
  • International Student Scholarship (2016), - International Programs
    Chenane, J.
  • Student Travel Scholarship (2016), - Office of Graduate Studies & School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha
    Chenane, J.
  • Gibson Student Research Fellowship (2015), - Dr. Chris Gibson, University of Florida, Gainesville
    Chenane, J.
  • Student Travel Scholarship (2015), - Office of Graduate Studies & School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha
    Chenane, J.
  • Student Travel Scholarship (2013), - Office of Graduate Studies & School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha
    Chenane, J.
  • Community Partnership Grant (2011), Grant - Graduate Studies, State University of New York College at Buffalo
    Chenane, J., Song, J.H.