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Student Companion Website to accompany American Corrections, Second Edition

Author(s): Matt DeLisi, PhD, Professor, Iowa State University
Peter J. Conis, PhD, Professor Sociology and Criminal Justice, Des Moines Area Community College
  • ISBN-13: 9781449652364
  • Companion Website     pages      © 2013
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
Price: $28.95 US List
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Developed exclusively to accompany American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice, Second Edition, this student companion website offers a variety of resources designed to enhance your study of corrections and to give you an opportunity to explore topics from the text in more detail.

 Interactive study tools include:

  • Interactive Flashcards
  • Interactive Glossary
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Web Links

Applicable Courses

This interactive Student Companion Website is designed exclusively to accompany American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice, Second Edition and is appropriate for any corrections course in criminal justice, criminology, forensics, and police science programs.

Matt DeLisi, PhD-Professor, Iowa State University

Matt DeLisi, Ph.D. is Professor and Coordinator of Criminal Justice Studies and Affiliate with the Center for the Study of Violence at Iowa State University. Professor DeLisi is one of the most prolific and highly-cited criminologists in the world and is the author of nearly 400 scholarly publications mostly in the areas of pathological criminality, psychopathy, self-control, offender/inmate behavior, corrections, and the genetics of antisocial behavior. In 2012, Dr. DeLisi received the prestigious Fellow Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He has provided expert services and consulted on capital murder and multiple-homicide offender cases in multiple federal and state jurisdictions. Professor DeLisi has provided testimony to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and consulted on criminal justice policy to a variety of federal stakeholders including the United States Attorney General, United States Probation and Pretrial Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others.

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Peter J. Conis, PhD-Professor Sociology and Criminal Justice, Des Moines Area Community College

Peter J. Conis, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Sociology at Des Moines Area Community College. Academia is his second career. Previously, Dr. Conis was the Program Director for the S.T.O.P.  Violence Against Women project at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA). In this capacity, he served as a member of the Lt. Governor's S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Coordinating Council, the S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Grant Review committee, the Iowa Domestic Abuse Death Review Team, the Dependent Adult Abuse Conference Steering committee, the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault Grant Review committee, the Healthy Iowans 2010 Team, and as the committee director for the S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Annual Conference. Before joining the ILEA staff, Dr. Conis served 22 years as a law enforcement officer working both rural and urban jurisdictions in Iowa and one year as an investigator for the Story County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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