Vanessa Woodward

Vanessa Woodward, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminology, Department Advisor

Phone: 678-839-6332 | Fax:

Email:  vwoodwar@westga.edu;  CJAdvise@westga.edu

Office: Pafford Social Science Building 238

Hours: Monday 1-4
Tuesday 11-2
Wednesday 11-2




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 Taught

  • Summer 2014
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: N01
    • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: N01
  • Spring 2014
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: N01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: 01
    • CRIM-6275 (Planning and Evaluation) Section: 01
  • Fall 2013
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: N01
    • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: 01
    • CRIM-6233 (Ethics and Criminal Justice) Section: 01