Faculty/Staff Profiles

Vanessa Woodward

Vanessa Woodward, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminology

Phone: 678-839-6332 | Fax:

Email:  vwoodwar@westga.edu

Office: Pafford Social Science Building 238

Biography

Vanessa Woodward received her PhD in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2013. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of West Georgia. Her research and teaching interests include research methods, statistics, criminal justice policy, peacemaking criminology, community crime prevention, sex offender management, and drug policy.


Education/Degrees

  • B.A., Administration of Justice, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007
  • M.A., Criminal Justice & Criminology, East Tennessee State University, 2009
  • PhD, Criminal Justice, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2013

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • CRIM-3240 (Criminological Theory)    
    • CRIM-3242 (Drug Abuse)    
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology)    
    • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice)    
    • CRIM-5981 (Campus Crime)    
    • CRIM-6233 (Ethics and Criminal Justice)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • CRIM-3240 (Criminological Theory) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
    • CRIM-6233 (Ethics and Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-3240 (Criminological Theory) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-3242 (Drug Abuse) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: E01
    • CRIM-5981 (Campus Crime) Section: E01
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: 01