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Kareem Jordan

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Kareem L. JordanAssociate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentSchool of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Emailkareem_jordan@uml.edu

Education

  • Ph D: Criminology, (2005), Indiana University of Pennsylvania -
  • MA: Criminology, (2001), Indiana University of Pennsylvania -
  • BA: Criminology Pre-Law, (1999), Indiana University of Pennsylvania -
    Supporting Area: Political Science

Awards and Honors

  • Cum Laude, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Deanês List, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Instructor - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • John S. Rock Outstanding Leadership Award, Leadership - Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaês African American Cultural Center
  • Pi Gamma Mu National Honorês Society - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • State System of Higher Educationês Board of Governorsê full-paid tuition scholarship - State System of Higher Educationês Board of Governors
  • Teaching Associate, Teaching - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Faculty Empowerment Award (2008) - University of North Florida
  • Young Scholar Award (2008) - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Benjamin S. Carson Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2005), Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaês African American Cultural Center
  • Graduate Student Research Grant (2004), Scholarship/Research - Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Publications

  • Jordan, K.L. (2016) "Juvenile Waivers," The Encyclopedia of Crime & Punishment
  • Freiburger, Tina L.,, Jordan,Kareem L.,,, . (2016) "Race and ethnicity in the juvenile justice system,"
  • Jordan, K.L., McNeal, B.A. (2016) "Juvenile Penalty or Leniency: Sentencing of Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System," Law & Human Behavior (American Psychological Association)!!! 40:4 pp. 387-400
  • Jordan, K.L., Maroun, R. (2016) "Minority threat and criminal sentencing: examining juveniles in the adult criminal justice system," Journal of Crime & Justice!!! 39:1 pp. 41-54
  • Gau, J.M., Jordan, K.L. (2015) "Profiling Trayvon: young black males, suspicion, and surveillance," NYU Press pp. 7
  • Jordan, K.L., Freiburger, T.L. (2015) "The Effect of Race/Ethnicity on Sentencing: Examining Sentence Type, Jail Length, and Prison Length," Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 13:3 pp. 179
  • Jordan, K.L. (2014) "Juvenile status and criminal sentencing: Does it matter in the adult system?," Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 12:4 pp. 315-331
  • Gabbidon, S.L., Jordan, K.L., Penn, E.B., Higgins, G.E. (2013) "Black Supporters of the No-Discrimination Thesis in Criminal Justice: A Portrait of an Understudied Segment of the Black Community," Criminal Justice Policy Review 25:5 pp. 637
  • Jordan, K.L. (2013) "Juvenile Status and Criminal Sentencing: Does It Matter in the Adult System?," Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice 12:4 pp. 315
  • Jordan, K.L. (2012) "Juvenile Transfer and Recidivism: A Propensity Score Matching Approach," Journal of Crime and Justice 35:1 pp. 53-67
  • Jordan, K.L. (2012) "Juvenile transfer and recidivism: a propensity score matching approach," Journal of Crime & Justice 35:1 pp. 53
  • Higgins, G.E., Jennings, W.G., Jordan, K.L., Gabbidon, S.L. (2011) "Racial profiling in decisions to search: a preliminary analysis using propensity-score matching," International Journal of Police Science & Management 13:4 pp. 336-347
  • Jordan, K.L., Myers, D.L. (2011) "Erratum: ’Juvenile transfer and deterrence: Reexamining the effectiveness of a “Get-Tough” policy.’," Crime & Delinquency 57:3 pp. 489-489
  • Jordan, K.L., Myers, D.L. (2011) "Juvenile transfer and deterrence: Reexamining the effectiveness of a ’Get-Tough’ policy," Crime & Delinquency 57:2 pp. 247-270
  • Jordan, K.L., Gabbidon, S.L. (2010) "Race/Ethnicity and Perceptions of Safety Among a National Sample of Americans," Criminal Justice Review (Sage Publications) 35:3 pp. 281
  • Jordan, K.L., Freiburger, T.L. (2010) "Examining the Impact of Race and Ethnicity on the Sentencing of Juveniles in the Adult Court," Criminal Justice Policy Review 21:2 pp. 185
  • Jordan, K.L., Freiburger, T. (2009) "The Impact of Age, Race and Gender on Juvenile Court Outcomes," Conference Papers – American Society of Criminology pp. 1
  • Gabbidon, S.L., Penn, E.B., Jordan, K.L., Higgins, G.E. (2009) "Influence of Race/Ethnicity on the Perceived Prevalence and Support for Racial Profiling at Airports," Criminal Justice Policy Review 20:3 pp. 344-358
  • Gabbidon, S.L., Penn, E.B., Jordan, K.L., Higgins, G.E. (2009) "The Influence of Race/Ethnicity on the Perceived Prevalence and Support for Racial Profiling at Airports," Criminal Justice Policy Review 20:3 pp. 344
  • Jordan, K.L., Gabbidon, S.L., Higgins, G.E. (2009) "Exploring the perceived extent of and citizens’ support for consumer racial profiling: Results from a national poll," Journal of Criminal Justice 37:4 pp. 353-359
  • Penn, E.B., Higgins, G.E., Gabbidon, S.L., Jordan, K.L. (2009) "Governmental efforts on homeland security and crime: Public views and opinions," American Journal of Criminal Justice 34:1-2 pp. 28-40
  • Higgins, G.E., Gabbidon, S.L., Jordan, K.L. (2008) "Examining the generality of citizens’ views on racial profiling in diverse situational contexts," Criminal Justice and Behavior 35:12 pp. 1527-1541
  • Freiburger, T., Jordan, K.L. (2008) "The Impact of Race and Family Status on Criminal Sentencing Decisions," Conference Papers – American Society of Criminology pp. 1
  • Gabbidon, S.L., Kowal, L.K., Jordan, K.L., Roberts, J.L., Vincenzi, N. (2008) "Race-based peremptory challenges: An empirical analysis of litigation from the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2002-2006," American Journal of Criminal Justice 33:1 pp. 59-68
  • Jordan, K.L. (2007) "Does it Make a Difference?: Examining the Effect of Juvenile Waiver Mechanisms on Court Outcomes," Conference Papers – American Society of Criminology pp. 1
  • Jordan, K.L., Myers, D.L. (2007) "Decertification of Transferred Youth: Examining the Determinants of Reverse Waiver," Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 5:2 pp. 188-206
  • Jordan, K.L., Myers, D.L. (2007) "The decertification of transferred youth: Examining the determinants of reverse waiver," Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 5:2 pp. 188-206
  • Jordan, K.L. (2006) "Decertifying Certified Youth: Examining the Interaction Effects of Court Outcome Models," Conference Papers – American Society of Criminology pp. 1
  • Jordan, K.L. (2006) "Violent youth in adult court : the decertification of transferred offenders / Kareem L. Jordan," New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., c2006
  • Jordan, K.L. (2006) "The Juvenile Justice System: Law and Process," Criminal Justice Policy Review 17:3 pp. 380
  • Jordan, K.L. (2005) "Legislative Waiver and Deterrence: Are Harsher Policies Effective in Reducing Offender Recidivism?," Conference Papers – American Society of Criminology pp. N.PAG
  • Higgins, G.E., Jordan, K.L. (2005) "Race and Gender: An Examination of the Models that Explain Evaluations of the Court System for Differences," Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law & Society 18:1 pp. 81-97
  • Jordan, K.L., Myers, D.L. (2003) "Attorneys, psychiatrists and psychologists: predictors of attitudes towards the insanity defense," Criminal Justice Studies 16:2 pp. 77

Presentations

  • The Effect of Race-Ethnicity on Criminal Sentencing: An Examination of Sentence Type, Jail Length, and Prison Length, February 2014 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Juvenile Status and Court Outcomes, August 2013 - Atlanta, GA
  • Examining politics, policies, and programs in juvenile corrections (Featured Roundtable), March 2013 - Dallas, TX
  • Juvenile Status and Pretrial Recidivism, March 2013 - Dallas, TX
  • The State of Statistical Education in Criminal Justice, March 2013 - Dallas, TX
  • –Norman Johnston: A Celebration of Life (Roundtable), March 2013 - Dallas, TX
  • Risk and Protective Factors for Crime & Delinquency in African-American/Black Families - Annual Conference of the UCF School of Social Work, March 2012
  • The Effect of Preventive Detention on Out-Of-Home Placement: A Propensity Score Matching and Multilevel Modeling Approach, March 2012 - New York, NY
  • Juvenile Transfer and Recidivism: A Propensity Score Matching Approach, November 2011 - Washington, DC
  • A Multilevel Analysis of Race on the Decision to Petition a Case in Juvenile Court, March 2011 - Toronto, ON
  • Choose a Ph.D. Program (Roundtable), March 2011 - Toronto, ON
  • On Campus to Online: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Innovative Teaching (Roundtable), November 2010 - San Francisco, CA
  • Gender and the Processing of Juveniles in the Court System, March 2010 - San Diego, California
  • The Impact of Age, Race and Gender on Juvenile Court Outcomes, November 2009 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Examining Age-Race Interactions on the Sentencing of Juveniles in Adult Court, March 2009 - Boston, MA
  • The Impact of Race and Family Status on Criminal Sentencing Decisions, November 2008 - St. Louis, MO
  • Racial Profiling and Policing in North Carolina: Reality or Rhetoric, March 2008 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Understanding the Epidemiology of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Crime, October 2007
  • Juvenile Waiver and Juvenile Court Outcomes: Does the Transfer Mechanism Matter, March 2007 - Seattle, WA
  • The Young and the Ruthless: The Effectiveness of Juvenile Transfer: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, 2006
  • Decertifying Certified Youth: Examining the Interaction Effects of Court Outcome Models, November 2006 - Los Angeles, CA
  • DMC and Juveniles who Witness Violence: A Jacksonville Case Study, March 2006 - Baltimore, MD
  • Juvenile versus Adult Court: The Effect of Transfer on Offender Recidivism, March 2006 - Baltimore, MD
  • Are you a racist? Viewing of •Crashê with a discussion about race issues, November 2005
  • Crime in America, November 2005
  • Integration of Policy and Research, March 2005 - Chicago, IL
  • The Young and the Ruthless: The Effect of Juvenile Decertification on Court Outcomes, March 2005 - Chicago, IL
  • Wellness in Minority Communities (Roundtable) - Graduate Student Association/English Graduate Association Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, February 2005 - Indiana, PA
  • Youth in Adult Court: Examining the Predictors of Juvenile Decertification, November 2004 - Nashville, TN
  • Do Transferred Juveniles Remain in Adult Criminal Court? Understanding Legislative Waiver and Decertification, November 2003 - Denver, CO
  • Retribution or Rehabilitation: Determining an Effective Method of Addressing Juvenile Crime, March 2003 - Boston, MA
  • Violent Juveniles in Adult Court: Transfer and Decertification, March 2003 - Boston, MA
  • Attorneys and Mental Health Professionals: Examining Attitudes Toward the Insanity Defense, November 2002 - Chicago, IL
  • Toward an Integrated Theoretical Perspective of Juvenile Delinquency: A Partial Replication and Extension, November 2002 - Chicago, IL
  • Attorneys, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists: The Impact of Race, Ideology and Profession on Attitudes Toward the Insanity Defense, March 2002 - Anaheim, CA
  • Terrorism: An Overview of Contemporary Issues (Roundtable), March 2002 - Anaheim, CA
  • Attorneys, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists: Analyzing Attitudes Toward the Insanity Defense, November 2001 - Atlanta, GA