Vanessa Woodward Griffin, Ph.D.

Vanessa Woodward Griffin joined the criminology faculty in Fall of 2013 after earning her PhD in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her teaching interests include research methodology, program evaluation, criminological theory, and administration. Her research focuses predominantly on the structural and social dynamics of race and inequality in victimization, reentry, and victim-offender convergence.

  • 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

Summer 2021 Sections

Fall 2020 Sections

Summer 2020 Sections

  • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice) Section: E02
  • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • CRIM-3240 (Criminological Theory) Section: E01

Spring 2020 Sections

  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4284 (Senior Capstone) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4284 (Senior Capstone) Section: E02

Fall 2019 Sections

  • CRIM-4284 (Senior Capstone) Section: E02
  • CRIM-4284 (Senior Capstone) Section: E01

Summer 2019 Sections

  • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • CRIM-3240 (Criminological Theory) Section: E01

Spring 2019 Sections

  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E02
  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E03

Fall 2018 Sections

  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E02
  • CRIM-6999 (Prcpt.ofGreekLifeamongstudents) Section: 01

Summer 2018 Sections

  • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: E01

Spring 2018 Sections

  • CRIM-2000 (Survey of Criminology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4286 (Internship) Section: 02
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: E02

Fall 2017 Sections

  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4286 (Internship) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4286 (Internship) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6000 (Principles of Criminology) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6982 (Criminolgcl Thry Resrch Prac) Section: E01

Summer 2017 Sections

  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4286 (Internship) Section: E01
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: E01

Spring 2017 Sections

  • CRIM-3983 (SexualAssault:Women'sMagazines) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4286 (Internship) Section: 01
  • CRIM-4981 (Preparing for Law School) Section: E01
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6333 (Victimology) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6999 (Juvenile Delinquency & Strain) Section: E01

Fall 2016 Sections

  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: 01
  • CRIM-4286 (INTERNSHIP) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6286 (Internship) Section: 01
  • CRIM-6999 (Thesis) Section: 05

Summer 2016 Sections

  • CRIM-4000 (Research Methodology) Section: E01
  • CRIM-4230 (Ethics & Criminal Justice) Section: E01

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

Summer 2015 Sections

  • 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: 01