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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