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Shaun Gann, Ph.D.

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Shaun Gann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice
Office: Library 171E
Phone: 208-426-4139
shaungann@boisestate.edu

Research Interests

Correctional programming and policy; juvenile justice policy; juvenile court decision-making; developmental criminology; criminal careers; quantitative analytic methods.

Ph.D. (2017), Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
M.A. (2010), Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
B.A. (2006), Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas

Biography

Dr. Shaun Gann is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Boise State University. He has also worked as a Parole Officer for the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, where he gained extensive experience in the day-to-day operations of the correctional system. His research interests include correctional programming and policy; juvenile justice policy; juvenile court decision-making; developmental criminology; criminal careers; and quantitative analytic methods. His recent work has been presented at national conferences and has appeared in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Juvenile Justice, and Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Recent Publications

Gann, S.M. (2018, Online First). Examining the relationship between race and juvenile court decision-making: A counterfactual approach. Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice. doi:10.1177/1541204018806976

Sullivan, C.J., Childs, K., & Gann, S.M. (2018). Peer influences on offending. In D.P. Farrington, L. Kazemian, & A.R. Piquero (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sullivan, C.J., Mueller, D., Gann, S.M., Spiegel, S., & McManus, H. (2016). Gun and drug offenses and juvenile disproportionate minority contact: An impact assessment and practical discussion. Journal of Crime and Justice 39(1): 107-130.

Gann, S.M., Sullivan, C.J., & Ilchi, O. (2015). Elaborating on the effects of early offending: A study of factors that mediate the impact of onset age on long-term trajectories of criminal behavior. Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology, 1, 63-86.

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