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Cody Jorgensen, Ph.D.

Cody Jorgensen

Assistant Professor


PhD (2014), Criminology, University of Texas at Dallas
M.S. (2011), Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
B.S., (2007), Forensic Science, Weber State
B.S., (2002), Anthropology, Weber State

Recent Works

Comer, B., Jorgensen, C., and Carter, D. (2021) “Reported crime frequencies: A statistical comparison of state annual crime reports and the UCR.”  American Journal of Criminal Justice, 1-25.

Jorgensen, C. and Wells, J. (2021) “Is marijuana really a gateway drug?  A nationally representative test of the marijuana gateway hypothesis using a propensity score matching design.” Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1-21.

Jorgensen, C and Harper, A. (2020).  “Examining the effect of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington on clearance rates: A quasi-experimental design.” Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1-22.

Walsh, A., Jorgensen, C., and Wells, J. (2020) “Evolution and Punishment.” Sage Handbook on Evolutionary Psychology, Thousand Oaks: CA.

Walsh, A., and Jorgensen, C. (2020) Criminology: The Essentials, 4th Ed.  Sage, Thousand Oaks: CA.

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