Peter A. Collins, PhD
PhD, Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Building/Room: Casey 331
Teaching and Research Interests
Ph.D. 2011, Washington State University; Criminal Justice
MA. 2006, Boise State University, Criminal Justice Administration
BS. 2001, University of Oregon, Sociology
• Criminal Law
• Research Methods
• Crime and Justice in the Movies
• Senior Seminar/Capstone
• Intro to Law and Justice
• Intro to Criminal Justice
• Criminal Courts in America
• Juvenile Justice and Corrections
• Criminal Justice Organizations
• Cost-Benefit and Evaluation Research
• Social Support Theory
• Criminal Law
• Substance Abuse Treatment
• Drug Policy
• Policy Analysis
Stohr, Mary K. & Peter A. Collins. (2009). Criminal Justice Management: Theory andPractice in Justice Centered Organizations. New York: Oxford UniversityPress.
Collins, Peter A., Jonathon A. Cooper, BradyHorn, Mary K. Stohr, Anthony Walsh, Lisa Bostaph, & Edward T. Baker.(2010). “The Cost of Substance Abuse: The Use of Administrative Data toInvestigate Treatment Benefits in a Rural Mountain State.” Western Criminology Review, 11:3: 13-28.
Bouffard, Jeffrey, M. Lyn Exum, & Peter A.Collins. (2010). “An Examination of Question Form Effects in TraditionalRational Choice Research Designs Using Hypothetical Scenarios.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 38:4:400-409.
Thomas, Kyle J., Peter A. Collins, &Nicholas P. Lovrich. (2010). “Conductive Energy Device Use in MunicipalPolicing: Results of a National Survey on Policy and Effectiveness Assessments.”Police Quarterly, 13:3: 290-315.
Collins, Peter A. (2009). “Effects of CognitiveDisability Evidence on Death Penalty Dispositions: An Analysis Post Atkins v. Virginia.” Criminal Justice Studies, 22:1: 17-38.
Ronan,Scott, Peter A. Collins & Jeffrey W. Rosky. (2009). “TheEffectiveness of Idaho DUI and Misdemeanor/DUI Courts: Outcome Evaluation.” Journalof Offender Rehabilitation, 48:2: 154-165.