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Susan Kunkle

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Kent State University, 2011

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Key Publications

Kunkle, S. M. “Restitution” included in David Schultz, ed., Encyclopedia of American Law & Criminal Justice. NY: Facts on File, Inc. 2011.

Kunkle, S. M. “Status Offense” included in David Schultz, ed., Encyclopedia of American Law & Criminal Justice. NY: Facts on File, Inc. 2011.

Key Presentations

“Sentencing Schemes in a Selected Sample of Ohio Juvenile Courts.” Poster presented atthe Scholars in Action: the 2013 UNI Symposium on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, Cedar Falls, IA, February 8, 2013 (with R. McNeal).

“Sentencing Decisions and Legislative Policy in the Juvenile Court.”  Paper presented at the Iowa Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Cedar Falls, IA, March 3, 2012 (with R. McNeal).

“Long Term Effects of Sexual Victimization: Predicting Adult Criminality Among Victimized Children.”  - Panel Presentation American Society of Criminology, November 14-17, 2007, Atlanta, GA: (with F. Butcher).

Incarceration of Non-Violent Offenders in Ohio, 2004 - A Cost-Benefit Analysis - Poster Presentation.  Midwest Political Science Association, April 20-23, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.

Notable Services

Board of Directors: Sisters of Charity Foundation, Canton, OH  

President: Project KARE (Children’s Services, Stark County, OH)   

Past: Board Chair and Trustee for the Multi County Juvenile Attention System (A five county regional system of detention and rehabilitation services which is located in north central Ohio.)

Research Areas
  • Corrections
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Community Corrections
  • Juvenile Deliquency
OFFICE
Department of Sociology
CONTACT INFO
skunkle@kent.edu