Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Professor, Department Chair
|Department:||Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Arts and Sciences
|Office:||Currell College, Room 100G|
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Ph.D. 1997, University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice
- M.S. 1992, University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice
- B.S., 1990, Bowling Green State University, Criminal Justice
Dr. Applegate is currently engaged in research exploring public views on blended sentencing for serious juvenile offenders; the intersection of race, public conceptions of typical crimes, and punitiveness; the pragmatic nature of public opinions on correctional policies; jail officers’ perception and exercise of power over inmates; and distinctions between juvenile and adult probation. Dr. Applegate teaches courses on juvenile justice, corrections, research methodology, and statistics. He has previously served as President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and as President of the Southern Criminal Justice Association.
- Perceptions in and of corrections
- Juvenile justice
- Survey research
Ouellette, H., Applegate, B. K., & Vuk, M. (2017). The public’s stance on prisoner reentry: Policy support and personal acceptance. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 42, 768-789.
Applegate, B. K. (2017). Advancing justice through our students. Justice Quarterly, 34, 727-738.
Bolin, R. M. & Applegate, B. K. (2016). Adultification in juvenile corrections: Examining the orientations of juvenile and adult probation and parole officers. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 321-339.