Included? The Status of African American Scholars in the Discipline of Criminology and Criminal Justice Since 2004

Helen Taylor Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon, Sean K. Wilson

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Abstract

This article provides a re-examination of the progress of African Americans in criminology/criminal justice doctoral programs since 2004. It focuses on African-American faculty, their scholarly research, and involvement in professional associations. Recent trends in African Americans enrolled in doctoral programs also are analyzed. Findings indicate that the representation of African-American faculty and doctoral students in criminology and criminal justice programs has increased although both continue to be under-represented in programs at predominantly white institutions. Evidence of increases in their contributions to the body of knowledge and service to professional associations was notable. The article concludes with strategies and recommendations for ensuring that inclusion continues to matter in the next decade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-115
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Criminal Justice Education
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Law

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