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Joycelyn M. Pollock earned a Ph.D. from the State
University of New York at Albany; and a J.D. from the University of Houston.
She teaches in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University. She has conducted training for law
enforcement, probation, and other agencies in the areas of sexual harassment,
ethics, victimology, and criminology. Her published books include, Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice,
8th ed. (2011), Crime and
Justice in America, 2d ed. (2012), Women, Prison and Crime, 2ded.
(2003), and Prison Life: Costs and Consequences, 2d ed. (2012). Her
latest book, published in 2014, is Women’s
Crimes, Criminology and Corrections.
Joycelyn Pollock received a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in University
of Turku (Finland) Law School, and a Senior Scholar Justice award from the Open
Society Institute. She was the recipient
of a Presidential Seminar Award at Texas State University, and the Bruce Smith
Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences for outstanding
contributions to the field of criminal justice education. In 2011, she was appointed to the U.S. Office
of Justice Programs’ Science Advisory Board.