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Mary Dodge, Ph.D. - Professor

Professor Mary Dodge

University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2086
Fax: (303) 315 - 2229


Areas of Interest: Criminology, Women in the Criminal Justice System, White-Collar Crime, Policing, Prostitution, & Courts.

Bio: Mary Dodge earned her Ph.D. in 1997 in criminology, law and society from the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Her articles have appeared in Courts and Justice, Contemporary Issues in Criminology, International Journal of the Sociology of Law, The Prison Journal, Police Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, and the Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime. She and Gilbert Geis co-edited the book Lessons of Criminology and share authorship on the book Stealing Dreams: A Fertility Clinic Scandal. She also authored the book Women and White-Collar Crime. Her research and writing interests include women in the criminal justice system, white-collar crime, policing, prostitution, and courts. She teaches a variety of courses; including, Juvenile Justice Administration, Criminological Theory, Judicial Administration, White-Collar Crime, Research Methods, and Women and Crime.

Dr. Dodge was the 2007 recipient of the campus-wide UCD Excellence in Teaching Award. She received the SPA Teaching Award in 2001, 2005, and 2006 and the SPA Research and Creative Activities Award in 2002 and 2004.

Recent Publications:

Dodge, M., & Geis, G. (2013). Global White-Collar Crime. Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies. Bruce Arrigo & Heather Y. Bersot (eds.). New York: Routledge.

Dodge, M., Bosick, S.J., & Van Antwep, V. (2013). Do Men and Women Perceive White-Collar and Street Crime Differently? Exploring Gender Differences in the Perception of Seriousness, Motives, and Punishment. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice​, 29:399-415.

Bosick, S., Rennison, C.M., Gover, A.R. & Dodge, M. (2012). Reporting Violence to the Police: Predictors through the Life Course. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 441-451.

Rennison, C.M., & Dodge, M. (2012). Police Impersonation: Pretenses and Pretenders. American Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-011-9153-2.

Dodge, M., Valcore, L., & Gomez, F. (2011). Women on SWAT: Separate but Equal? Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 34(4), 699-712.

Dodge, M. (2007). From Pink to White with Various Shades of Embezzlement: Women Who Commit White-Collar Crime. Pp. 379-404 in International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime. Henry Pontell and Gilbert Geis (eds) New York: Springer Dodge, M. (2006). Juvenile Police Informants: Friendship, Persuasion, and Pretense. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4(3): 234-246.

Dodge, M. & Geis, G. (2006). Fieldwork with the Elite: Interviewing White-Collar Criminals. Pp. 79-92 in The Sage Handbook of Fieldwork. Dick Hobbs and Richard Wright (eds.). London, England: Sage.

Dodge, M., Starr-Gimeno, D., & Williams, T. (2005). Puttin’ on the Sting: Women Police Officers’ Perspectives on Reverse Prostitution Assignments. The International Journal of Police Science & Management. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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