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Speaker Presentations for 2006 (Denver, CO)

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The presentations provided here were supplied by the presenter, and are in alphabetical order by last name of the presenter. Presentation titles may differ from those listed in the program. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the presenter directly.

The presentations are also listed chronologically by session time.


Sharyn Adams, Research Analyst, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Presentation:  Creation of a Statewide Meth Lab Data Repository in Illinois
Session:  Identifying and Responding to the Methamphetamine Problem
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Robin Adler, Associate Director, Vermont Center for Justice Research

Presentation:  PSN Vermont
Session:  Research Supporting Project Safe Neighborhoods
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Nancy Arrigona, Director of Research, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission

Presentation:  Determining the Risk of Juvenile Sex Offenders (audio presentation)
Session:  Sex Offender Research and Policies
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



William D. Bales, Associate Professor, College of Criminology and Justice, Florida State University

Presentation:  Florida's Sexually Violent Predator Program
Session:  Sex Offender Research and Policies
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Katrina Baum, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Identity Theft: New Research Using the NCVS
Session:  Identity Theft
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Carolyn Rebecca Block, Senior Research Analyst, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Presentation:  CWHRS: The Chicago Womenís Health Risk Study
Session:  Homicide
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Nicole Burrell, Statistical Analyst, Colorado Division of Public Safety

Presentation:  Community Corrections in Colorado: FY00-FY04
Session:  Recidivism
(Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Steve Butler, Assistant Research Scientist, Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center

Presentation:  An Evaluation of Wyoming's Juvenile Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative
Session:  Reentry
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Timothy S. Bynum, Director, Michigan Justice Statistics Center, Michigan State University

Presentation:  Project Safe Neighborhoods: Strategic Approaches to Reducing Gun Violence
Session:  Research Supporting Project Safe Neighborhoods
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Michael F. Cahn, President, Structured Decisions Corporation, West Newton, Massachusetts

Presentation:  Recidivism of Denied Prospective Firearm Purchasers: Policy Implications
Session:  Using and Improving Criminal History Records
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



James R. Coldren, Governors State University

Presentation:  Organization and Behavioral Theory: Bridging the Gap
Session:  Incarceration
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Robert W. Cruickshank, Senior Computer Support Specialist, Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, University of Wyoming

Presentation:  A Drug Court Case Management System for the 21st Century
Session:  Specialty Courts
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Donald Faggiani, Visiting Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Presentation:  A Contextual Effects Model for Understanding the Causes and Correlates of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty
Session:  Dissemination and Use of NIBRS Data
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Amanda Finger, Coordinator, Polaris Project

Presentation:  Trafficking in Persons
Session:  Human Trafficking
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Kathleen A. Fox, Graduate Student, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of Florida

Presentation:  In Pursuit of Factors that Predict Stalking Perpetration and Victimization Among College Students
Session:  Domestic and Sexual Violence
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



M. Somjen Frazer, Research Associate, Center for Court Innovation, Red Hook Community Justice Center, Brooklyn, New York

Presentation:  Improving Defendant Perceptions of Fairness in the Courtroom
Session:  Specialty Courts
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Robert M. Goerge, Research Fellow, Chapin Hall Center For Children, University of Chicago

Presentation:  Combining and Integrating Administrative Data to Analyze Criminal and Juvenile Justice Outcomes
Session:  Developing and Using Integrated Information Systems
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Gary R. Gordon, Executive Director, Center for Identity Management and Information Protection, Utica College

Presentation:  The Center for Identity Management and Information Protection
Session:  Identity Theft
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Stephen M. Haas, Director, West Virginia Statistical Analysis Center

Presentation:  Implementation of the WVORI (audio presentation)
Session:  Reentry
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



David Huizinga, Institute for Behavioral Science, University of Colorado

Presentation:  Factors Influencing Recidivism in a High-Risk Community Sample
Session:  Recidivism
(Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Lisa M. Jones, Research Assistant Professor, Psychology, Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire

Presentation:  Trends in Juvenile Victimization
Session:  Crimes Against Juveniles
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Cynthia Kempinen, Deputy Director, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing

Presentation:  Taking Another Look at Boot Camp: Does Aftercare Make a Difference?
Session:  Community Corrections: Policies and Practice
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Eileen Kinney, Manager, Evaluation Unit, Colorado Division of Probation Services

Presentation:  Colorado Judicial Branch
Session:  Community Corrections: Policies and Practice
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Tracey Kyckelhahn, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Human Trafficking
Session:  Human Trafficking
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Gene Lauver, Senior Programmer, REJIS, St. Louis, Missouri

Presentation:  Rejectee Database Study
Session:  Using and Improving Criminal History Records
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Alan R. McKelvie, Director, Justice Analysis Center, University of Alaska Anchorage

Presentation:  Social Network Analysis and Project Safe Neighborhoods
Session:  Research Supporting Project Safe Neighborhoods
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Rob McManus, SAC Director, Planning and Research Division, South Carolina Department of Public Safety

Presentation:  Domestic Violence in South Carolina: Providing Answers
Session:  Dissemination and Use of NIBRS Data
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Suzanne McMurphy, Jerry Lee Center of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania

Presentation:  Homicide Prevention in Philadelphia
Session:  Homicide
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Tammy Meredith, President, Applied Research Services, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Presentation:  The Impact of Methamphetamine on Georgia
Session:  Identifying and Responding to the Methamphetamine Problem
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Christopher J. Mumola, Policy Analyst, Corrections Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice

Presentation:  Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004 (audio presentation)
Session:  Identifying and Responding to the Methamphetamine Problem
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



John P. O'Connell, Director, Statistical Analysis Center, Delaware Office of Management and Budget

Presentation:  Changing Sentencing Patterns for Illicit Drug Sellers
Session:  Issues in Corrections and Sentencing: Drug Offenders
(Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Michael Overton, Chief, Information Services Division, Nebraska Crime Commission

Presentation:  Integration of Systems and Data Use in Nebraska
Session:  Developing and Using Integrated Information Systems
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Diane Pasini-Hill, Special Project Manager, Colorado Division of Criminal Justice

Presentation:  Youthful Offender System Evaluation
Session:  Juvenile Offenders in Adult Corrections
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



George B. Pesta, Research Faculty, Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research, Florida State University

Presentation:  Beyond Agenda Setting: The Process of Policy Making
Session:  Community Corrections: Policies and Practice
(Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Gerard F. Ramker, Chief, Criminal Justice Data Improvement Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Improving the Quality of the Nationís Criminal History Records (audio presentation)
Session:  Using and Improving Criminal History Records
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Jorge Rodriguez-Labarca, Senior Analyst, Statistical Analysis Center, Delaware Office of Management and Budget

Presentation:  Delaware Juvenile Amenability Laws
Session:  Juvenile Offenders in Adult Corrections
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Erica L. Smith, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Domestic Violence Defendants in State Courts
Session:  Domestic and Sexual Violence
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Paul Stageberg, Acting Administrator, Iowa Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning

Presentation:  Sex Offender Research in Iowa
Session:  Sex Offender Research and Policies
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Mariah Storey, Assistant Research Scientist, Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center

Presentation:  Study of Children of Incarcerated Persons
Session:  Incarceration
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Erica Turley, Research Analyst, West Virginia Statistical Analysis Center

Presentation:  The Impact of Cross-Disciplinary Training on a Collaborative Response to the Co-Occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization
Session:  Domestic and Sexual Violence
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Edward C. Waigand, Supervisory Special Agent, Criminal Justice Information Systems Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Presentation:  Law Enforcement National Data Exchange
Session:  Developing and Using Integrated Information Systems
(Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



G. Edward Wensuc, Director of Research and Evaluation, Colorado Division of Youth Corrections

Presentation:  The Continuum of Care Initiative
Session:  Reentry
(Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Cathy Spatz Widom, Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Presentation:  Childhood Victimization & Lifetime Revictimization
Session:  Crimes Against Juveniles
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



James P. Wojtowicz, Director, Office of Drug Programs, New Jersey Department of Corrections

Presentation:  Addiction and the Correctional Population
Session:  Issues in Corrections and Sentencing: Drug Offenders
(Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



David Wright, Justice Systems Decision Support Manager, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Presentation:  Evaluation of Mental Health Courts to Inform Effective System Transformation Policy
Session:  Specialty Courts
(Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)



Marianne W. Zawitz, Chief, Publication and Electronic Dissemination, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation Part 1:  A Guide to Good Graphics
Presentation Part 2:  A Guide to Good Tables
Session:  WORKSHOP: Presenting Data and Making it Meaningful
(Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)