Ricky Gutierrez, Professor
A.A.: Spokane Falls Community College
B.A.: Eastern Washington University - Psychology
M.A.: Washington State University - Criminal Justice
Ph.D.: Washington State University, Pullman - Political Science: Applied Justice & Policy Studies
Corrections, mental health, gangs, race relations and criminal justice, criminal justice policy, and program evaluation.
Helms, R., Costanza, S., and Gutierrez, R. S. (2016). Prisoner reentry: An empirical analysis of county-level correlates of state prison releases and releases from community supervision across three states. International Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 4(1), pp. 167-194.
Helms, R., Gutierrez, R. S. and Reeves-Gutierrez, D. (2015). Jail mental health: A conceptual and empirical study of social determinants. International Journal of Offender Therapy, doi: 10.1177/0306624X15572864
Helms, R., Gutierrez, R. S. and Reeves-Gutierrez, D. (2014). Public sector response to jail mental health: A review with recommendations for future research. Sociology Mind, Vol. 4(1), pp. 31-35.
Gutierrez, R. S., Reeves-Gutierrez, D. and Helms, R. (2012). Service learning and criminal justice students: An assessment of the effects of co-curricular pedagogy on graduation rates, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Vol. 23-3:356-380.