Crimeversation is a podcast hosted by two doctoral students that discusses true crime, criminological and criminal justice issues, and promotes research.
Dr. Lyndsay Boggess- Communities and Crime
Dr. Lyndsay Boggess is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on communities and crime, specifically how neighborhood change affects crime over time, and how changes in crime reciprocally affect neighborhood structure. She has conducted research on the housing market, gentrification and economic investment, and disorder and crime. Dr. Boggess’ recent work focuses on the effects of neighborhood structure on violent crime across different sub-groups such as race/ethnicity and sex, and examining offense patterns across geographic locations.
Dr. Thomas Stucky- Communities & Crime
Dr. Tom Stucky is the Associate Dean at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Stucky discusses his research on the foreclosure-crime relationship and other studies related to communities and crime. Prior to his graduate studies, Dr. Stucky served as an Undercover Enforcement Agent in the Ohio Department of Liquor Control.
Eric Connolly- Biosocial Criminology
Dr. Eric Connolly is an assistant professor at the Sam Houston State University. He received his Ph.D. from Florida State University. Dr. Connolly specializes in biosocial criminology. He is particularly interested in examining how genetic and environmental factors influence antisocial behavior at different stages of the life course.
He currently serves as president of the Biosocial Criminology Association, an organization of researchers and practitioners devoted to understanding how biology and environment contribute to antisocial behavior.
Andrea Glenn- Biosocial Criminology
Dr. Andrea Glenn is an associate professor in the department of psychology at the University of Alabama. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include psychopathy, callous/unemotional traits in youth, biologically- based prevention and intervention, hormones, and neuroethics.
Joseph Schwartz- Biosocial Criminology
Dr. Joseph A. Schwartz is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
*After the recording of this episode Dr. Schwartz’s mentor and dear friend Steve Tibbetts, who he mentions in this episode, passed away. Dr. Tibbetts was an all-around great person and will be sorely missed.*
Jill Portnoy- Biosocial criminology
Dr. Jill Portnoy is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies. Her research interests include Biosocial criminology, Psychophysiology, Hormones, Nutrition, and Biologically-informed prevention.
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.
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.
Awesome show keep it up!