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Crimeversation is a podcast hosted by two doctoral students that discusses true crime, criminological and criminal justice issues, and promotes research.

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Crimeversation is a podcast hosted by two doctoral students that discusses true crime, criminological and criminal justice issues, and promotes research.

    Episode 10: Dr. Khary Rigg - Opioid Epidemic

    Episode 10: Dr. Khary Rigg - Opioid Epidemic

    Kicking off season two is Dr. Khary Rigg from the University of South Florida Department of Mental Health Law & Policy. 
    Khary Rigg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy and a Faculty Affiliate of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute at University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Rigg also holds a courtesy appointment within USF’s Sociology Department. Dr. Rigg received his Ph.D. from the University of Miami and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. Dr. Rigg is a health services and policy researcher with over 15 years of experience studying substance use disorders. Prior to coming to USF in 2013, he worked as a Senior Research Associate at the University of Delaware’s Center for Drug & Alcohol Studies and Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities. The overall goal of his research is to generate findings that improve the way drug prevention, treatment, and harm reduction interventions are developed and delivered. Dr. Rigg’s research sits at the intersection of addiction, public health, and medicine, and focuses on three main areas: 1) opioid misuse/mortality,  2) drug use within club/nightlife settings, and 3) community-based behavioral health interventions/research. He has conducted studies on underserved populations including drug treatment clients, active street-based users, methadone patients, military veterans, adolescents, and racial/ethnic minorities. Dr. Rigg uses community-based participatory research approaches, qualitative and mixed-methods designs, as well as secondary analysis of large CDC and SAMHSA datasets. 

    • 1 hr
    Episode 11: Dr. Wilson Palacios - Opioid Syndemic

    Episode 11: Dr. Wilson Palacios - Opioid Syndemic

    Wilson R. Palacios, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Master's Program Director at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Palacios' research interest include substance use & abuse, hidden populations, and qualitative research methods. In this episode we discuss the opioid epidemic, or as Dr. Palacios prefers, the opioid syndemic.

    • 45 min
    Episode 12: Professional Spotlight - Andrew Warren

    Episode 12: Professional Spotlight - Andrew Warren

    Andrew Warren was sworn in as State Attorney of Florida’s 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, on January 3, 2017, after being elected in November of 2016. Mr. Warren leads an office of approximately 130 prosecutors and nearly 300 employees whose mission is to protect the residents of Hillsborough County as well as ensure the fair and impartial application of the law in our criminal justice system.
    Mr. Warren previously served as a federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice in Tampa, FL, and Washington, DC. After prosecuting street crime as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia in 2008, Mr. Warren spent the majority of his career at the Justice Department prosecuting complex white collar crime, including investment fraud, Medicare fraud, and corporate corruption. Among other high-profile cases, he successfully prosecuted Robert Allen Stanford and other executives at Stanford Financial Group for orchestrating one of the largest frauds in history, a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

    • 34 min
    Episode 13: Dr. Patrick Lowery - Race & Poverty in the Juvenile Justice System

    Episode 13: Dr. Patrick Lowery - Race & Poverty in the Juvenile Justice System

    Dr. Patrick Lowery, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Wilder School at VCU, Virginia Commonwealth University. His research focuses primarily on socio-legal studies and the intersection of race and poverty in the juvenile justice system. Lowery earned a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2016. Today we discuss socio-legal studies, racial and symbolic threat theory and some great job market advice! 

    • 52 min
    Episode 14: Dr. Barry Feld - Juvenile Justice System

    Episode 14: Dr. Barry Feld - Juvenile Justice System

    Dr. Barry C. Feld is a one of the nation’s leading scholars of juvenile justice. He currently teaches criminal procedure, juvenile law, torts at the University of Minnesota Law School. 
    The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice(New York University Press, 2017). 
    Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room (New York University Press, 2013) (recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences).
    Bad Kids: Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court (Oxford University Press, 1999) (recipient of the 2001 Outstanding Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the 2002 Michael J. Hindelang Outstanding Book Award from the American Society of Criminology).

    • 28 min
    Episode 15: Dr. Jennifer Peck - Race, Ethnicity, & the Juvenile Justice System

    Episode 15: Dr. Jennifer Peck - Race, Ethnicity, & the Juvenile Justice System

    Dr. Jennifer Peck is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. She received a dual BA in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University at Albany (SUNY), and MA and PhD in Criminology from the University of South Florida. Her research interests focus on racial/ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system, treatment of disadvantaged groups throughout juvenile court processing, and special populations in courts and corrections. Jen’s recent publications appear in Justice Quarterly, Law and Human Behavior, Crime & Delinquency, and Race and Justice: An International Journal. She is also a Co-Investigator on a NIJ funded study examining perceptions of school climate and safety in Brevard County, Florida.

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Dereleaked88 ,

Professional and engaging

Crimeversation is a podcast that is interesting and well researched. The topics are eye-opening, insightful and cover a wide variety of criminology. This show has professional quality and is a breath of fresh air from true crime tv and other podcasts.

Sans hates thus ,

Interesting & Engaging

This podcast tickles all my crime/research loving fancies. The hosts do a top notch job of making the topics engaging. These ladies have the most wonderful voices! Do yourself a favor and give them a listen.

Abpfinance ,

Great show!

Awesome show keep it up!

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