Department of Criminal
Justice & Criminology
One John Marshall
Office: Smith Hall
Angela Crews joined the Criminal Justice & Criminology Faculty in the fall of 2008.
Before arriving at
Marshall, she taught at Washburn University in Topeka Kansas as well
as the University of Louisville. Dr.
Crews is originally from Tennessee.
Ph.D., Criminology, Indiana University
of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
M.A., Criminal Justice & Criminology,
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN
Masters thesis, Dr. Crews experimentally examined the
accuracy and reliability of eyewitness identifications and her
doctoral dissertation comparatively evaluated the effectiveness of
HIV/AIDS education programs for male and female inmates in
has over 15 years of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience,
and has authored or co-authored numerous journal articles, book
chapters, and grant proposals. Most recently, she has been
interested in the measurement of concepts in law enforcement and
correctional policy analysis and program evaluation, and in policies
related to the release of ex-inmates into society.
Her research interests are varied and involve all
aspects of the criminal justice system, but share a policy analysis
or program evaluation focus. Her areas of teaching include research
methods and statistics, corrections, comparative justice systems,
and criminological theory. Dr. Crews is active in the Academy of
Criminal Justice Sciences as the Chair of the Corrections Section,
and in the American Society of Criminology. She also has served the
profession in various capacities within the Southern Criminal
currently is writing a book chapter examining corrections from a
critical perspective, and working with her husband, Dr. Gordon
Crews, on two books relating to juvenile delinquency. In addition,
the Crews' recently worked with the Joint Center on Violence and
Victim Studies on a grant proposal to the U.S. Department of State
to form collaborative partnerships with NGOs in Africa (Ghana and
South Africa) to address the problem of human trafficking.
Revised May 17, 2010