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John(Stu) Batchelder, Ph.D.

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Title: Professor, Criminal Justice
Phone: 706-864-1907
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Office: Downtown Office Building 116, Dahlonega
Website: https://sites.google.com/view/batchsitecj
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Areas of Expertise: Statistics, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Research Methods

Overview

Dr. Batchelder is a Professor of Criminal Justice at University of North Georgia since 1997. He has made over 45 professional conference presentations on a variety of Criminal Justice and Public Policy topics. He currently serves as the Director of Student Research for the Department of Criminal Justice, and coordinates all undergraduate research conference presentations. He has authored 25 articles in peer-reviewed and profession-oriented journals. His military service includes eight years with the United States Air Force Band, and he continues to perform on guitar with many notable jazz artists in a variety of musical settings.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses taught since employment at University of North Georgia

  • POLS/CRJU 3602   Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • GSTU 4000 -- General Studies Senior Seminar
  • CRJU 3311 -- Corrections
  • CRJU 4200 -- Community-Based Corrections
  • CRJU 4210 -- Advanced Issues in Corrections
  • CRJU 4320 -- Criminal Justice Data Analysis
  • SFCS 1000 -- Strategies for College Success
  • MUSC 4320 -- Special Projects in Music
  • CRJU 3310 -- Juvenile Justice
  • CRJU 2003 -- Technical Writing in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 3002 – Research Methods and Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice

Graduate Courses taught since employment at University of North Georgia

  • CRJU 7003 –- Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 7115 –- Corrections and Penology
  • POLS 7600 -- Statistics for Public Management
  • POLS 7640 -- Information Technology for Public Management
  • SOSC 6302 -- Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • CRJU 6210 -- Advanced Issues in Corrections

Education

  • MPA, Public Administration, North Georgia College and State University, 2008
  • Ph.D., Adult Education (Concentration: Educational Research), University of Southern Mississippi, 1997
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Southern Mississippi, 1992
  • B.M., Instrumental Performance (Concentration: Guitar), Berklee College of Music, 1979

Research/Special Interests

  • Prison Education Programs
  • Sexual Assault Offenders
  • Public Policy and Administration

Publications

Peer Reviewed

  • 2015 - “Considerations Surrounding the Effects of Race, Age, and Gender on GED Success among Jail Inmates.” (With M. Flynn, W. T. Moseley, & M. Pippin).  International Journal of Social Science Studies. 3(5), 69-75).
  • 2009 - “Effects of Personnel Policy on the Public Administration Paradigm Shift: From Merit to Neo-managerial.” (With Dr. Alexander) Journal of Social Sciences 21(3).
  • 2009 - “Fourth Amendment Applications within Public Schools.”  (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Wynne) Police Forum, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Police Section. Vol. 18, Number 4, November 2009, 1-9.
  • 2008 - “The Applicability of Change Theories Concerning Website Revision at a Globally-Focused Comprehensive University.” Globalization. (With Dr. Alexander) 
  • 2007 - “Effects of Registration and Notification on Offenders and the Community.” (With Dr. Solomon and Dr. Lee) Sex Offender Law Report, 8(5), 65.
  • 2004 - "Women's Hostility toward Women in Rape Trials: Testing the Intra-Female Gender Hostility Thesis," (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Koski) American Journal of Criminal Justice. Vol 28, Number 2.
  • 2003 - “Rape and Everyday Life.” (With Dr. Koski) Sex Offender Law Report vol 4, Number 5, August/September.
  • 2003 - "Technology in the Adult Basic Education Classroom: Evaluating Achievement on the Test of Adult Basic Education," (With Dr. Koski) Mountain Plains Journal of Adult Education Vol 32, Number 2.
  • 2002 - “Barriers to Inmate Education: Factors that affect the Dynamics of a Prison Education Program.” Corrections Compendium vol 27, number 2, (With Dr. Koski)
  • 2002 - “Hard Time or Idle Time: Factors Affecting Inmate Choices between Participation in Prison Work and Education Programs” Prison Journal vol 82, number 2 (With Dr. Pippert)
  • 2002 - “A Comparison between the Purpose and Goals of Human Resource Development and Adult Education: Whose Interests are Being Served?” Journal of Adult Education vol 30, number 1, February 2002 (With Dr. Byxbe)
  • 2000 - “Effects of a Computer-Assisted Instruction Program in a Prison Setting: An Experimental Study” Journal of Correctional Education vol 51, number 4, December 2000 (With Dr. Rachal)
  • 2000 - “Efficacy of a Computer-Assisted Instruction Program in a Prison Setting: An Experimental Study” Adult Education Quarterly vol 50, number 2, Feb 2000 (With Dr. Rachal)

Profession Oriented

  • 2016 - “Why Inmates in Jail and Prison-Based GED Programs Fail—and How to Help Them Succeed.” (With M. Flynn, W. T. Moseley, & M. Pippin). Offender Programs Report. Vol. 20, Number 03, September/October 2016, 33-36.
  • 2016 - “Why Inmates in Jail and Prison-Based GED Programs Fail—and How to Help Them Succeed.” (With M. Flynn, W. T. Moseley, & M. Pippin). Corrections Managers Report. Vol. 22, Number 03, October/November 2016, 42-46.
  • 2008 - “Deadly Lessons: Drugs, Gangs and Guns.” (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Wynne) American Criminal Justice Association LAE Journal, Issue # 1094-8481, 2008, 17-20.
  • 2007 - “Correction Officers and Jailers: The Application of Legal Liabilities.” (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Wynne) American Criminal Justice Association LAE Journal, Vol. 72-73, 2007.
  • 2006 - “A Four-Step Fitness Assessment Tool for Correctional Officers.” (With Dr. Lee) Corrections Managers' Report, vol 12, June/July 2006.
  • 2006 - “An Examination of the Inmate Population: Who Are We Incarcerating?” (With Dr. Lee and Dr. Mallory) Corrections Managers' Report, vol 11, December 2005 / January 2006.
  • 2005 - “Broken Windows: ‘No One Cares,’ or Do They?” (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Carlan) The Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon vol 68, 2005.
  • 2004 - “An Interpretation of the Second Amendment: The Court’s Dicta,” (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Carlan) The Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon, vol 66-67, Fall/Winter.
  • 2003 - “Fourth Amendment Applications within Public Schools: A Case Study Analysis.” LAE Journal (With Dr. Byxbe and Dr. Carlan) The Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon, vol 64-65, Fall/Winter.
  • 2003 - “Victimization as a Process Part II.” (With Dr. Koski) The International Journal of Victimology vol 1, number 4, July.
  • 2003 - “Victimization as a Process Part I.” (With Dr. Koski) The International Journal of Victimology vol 1, number 2, January.
  • 2002 - “Computer-assisted Learning in Prison: Context-specific Limits to Programmatic Success” (With Dr. Koski) Corrections Managers' Report vol 7, number 5, April.

Work Experience

  • Military Service:  US Air Force  1987 - 1995  --  Guitar Specialist
  • University of North Georgia 1997 - Present  --  Professor of Criminal Justice

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