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Division of

Criminal Justice

Contact Info

Email: scote@csus.edu

Phone: 916.278.5685

Office: ALP-106

Sue Escobar, Professor

Education:

B.A.:  Hartwick College - English
M.A.:  SUNY at Buffalo - Sociology
J.D.:  SUNY Buffalo School of Law
Ph.D.:  SUNY at Buffalo - Sociology

Awards:

Outstanding University Service Award – College of Health & Human Services 2004-2005; 2015-16

Interests:

Animal Abuse and Violence
Animal Law
Contemplative Practices and Mindfulness in Higher Education
LGBT Bullying and Education
Substance Abuse/Recovery/Criminal Justice
Crime & Punishment Theory
Victimology (family violence; intimate partner violence; sex crimes)
Sociology of Law & Justice
Social & Restorative Justice

Select Publications:

Escobar, S.C. (2015). Recognizing the ‘other:’ Issues of animal–human relationships and animal rights in crime and justice. Contemporary Justice Review, 18:4, 391—394 DOI: 10.1080/10282580.2015.1093746

Escobar, S.C. (2013). Timothy A. Akers, Roberto H. Potter, & Carl V. Hill, Epidemiological Criminology: A Public Health Approach to
Crime and Violence [Review of the book Epidemiological Criminology: A Public Health Approach to Crime and Violence, by T.A. Akers, R.H. Potter, & C.V. Hill]. Critical Criminology, 22(1), 155—157 DOI: 10.1007/s10612-013-9200-9

Escobar, S.C. (2011). 4 biographical entries: Susan Atkins, Linda Kasabian, Patricia Krenwinkel, and Leslie Van Houten. In V. Jensen, Ed. Women criminals: An encyclopedia of people and issues, Vol. 2 (pp. 291, 491, 501, 623). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Escobar, S.C. (2010). Cycle theory of violence. In B. Fisher & S. Lab, Eds. Encyclopedia of victimology and crime prevention, Vol. 1 (pp. 256—261). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Escobar, S.C. (2010). Same sex intimate partner violence. In B. Fisher & S. Lab, Eds. Encyclopedia of victimology and crime prevention, Vol. 2 (pp. 812—815). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Cote, S., Ed. (2002). Criminological theories: Bridging the past to the future. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Cote, S. (2002/2004). Megan's law in California: The CD-ROM and the changing future of crime control. In D. Kelley & J. Hodgson, Eds. Sexual violence: Policies, practices, and challenges (pp. 205—222). Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.