Center for Criminal Justice Studies

Deanna Devlin

Assistant Professor 10 Months Email Sinclair Hall, Room 202

Courses Taught

CRJ 101 Law Enforcement and Community Relations

CRJ 102 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

CRJ 203 Criminology

CRJ 316 Victimology
CRJ 425 Policy & Program Evaluation
CRJ 410W Senior Project

Education

  • PhD, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, 2018
  • M.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, 2015
  • B.S., Criminology, The College of New Jersey, 2013

Publications

  • Deanna N. Devlin and Mateus Renno Santos, The association between police officers in schools and students' longer term perceptions of police as procedurally just, Criminology and Public Policy, 21(2) 2022, 273-301.
  • Deanna N. Devlin and Benjamin W. Fisher, An Examination of School Resource Officers as an Approach to Reduce Social Disturbances in Schools: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Study, Journal of School Violence, 20(2) 2021, 228-240.
  • Benjamin W. Fisher and Deanna N. Devlin, School Crime and the Patterns of Roles of School Resource Officers: Evidence From a National Longitudinal Study, Crime and Delinquency, 66(11) 2019.
  • Terrence P. Thornberry, Brook Kearley, Denise C. Gottfredson, Molly P. Slothower, Deanna N. Devlin and Jamie J. Fader, Reducing crime among youth at risk for gang involvement: A randomized trial, Criminology and Public Policy, 17(4) 2018, 953-989.
  • Denise C. Gottfredson, Brook Kearley, Terrence P. Thornberry, Molly Slothower, Deanna N. Devlin and Jamie J. Fader, Scaling Up Evidence-Based Programming using a Public Funding Stream: A Randomized Trial of Functional Family Therapy for Court-Involved Youth, Prevention Science, 19(7) 2018, 939-953.
  • Deanna N. Devlin, Mateus R. Santos and Denise C. Gottfredson, An Evaluation of Police Officers in Schools as a Bullying Intervention, Evaluation and Program Planning, 71 2018, 12-21.
  • Deanna N. Devlin, Policing and the school-to-prison pipeline in J. Deakin, E. Taylor and A. Kupchik (Eds.), The Palgrave international handbook of school discipline, surveillance and social control, : Palgrave Macmillan (2018).
  • Deanna N. Devlin and Denise C. Gottfredson, The Roles of Police Officers in Schools: Effects on the Recording and Reporting of Crime, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 16(2) 2016, 208-223.

Presentations

  • Deanna Devlin and Mateus R. Santos, “The Association between Police Officers in Schools and Students’ Longer-term Perceptions of Police as Procedurally Just.” Paper presented to the Celebration of Scholarship, on December 10, 2021.
  • Deanna Devlin and Mateus R. Santos, “The Association Between Police Officers in Schools and Students’ Perceptions of Procedural Justice.” Poster accepted at the American Society of Criminology, on November 17, 2021.
  • Deanna Devlin and Benjamin W. Fisher, “An Examination of School Resource Officers as an Approach to Reduce Social Disturbances in Schools.” Paper presented to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida* Changed to Virtual Format on April 13, 2021.
  • Deanna N. Devlin, “Cops in the Classroom: Assessing College Student Perceptions.” Presentation to the Celebration of Scholarship, on December 10, 2020.
  • Deanna Devlin, “The Roles of Police Officers in Schools: Effects on the Recording and Reporting of Crime.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Scholarship, on November 5, 2019.

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology's Annual Award for Outstanding Scholarly Publication in Social Sciences/Humanities. Dr. Devlin was presented with this award at the CTLT annual conference on February 11, 2022 for her publication entitled "An examination of school resource officers as an approach to reduce social disturbances in schools: Evidence from a national longitudinal study". This article is published in a well respected journal in the field, the Journal of School Violence, and has been recognized as an important contribution to the literature evaluating the impacts of school resource officers.,.
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