Last updated on: 11/7/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Barbara Owen, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Criminology at California State University at Fresno
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 2006

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Criminology, California State University, Fresno
  • Senior Researcher with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
  • Trainer, National Institute of Corrections, in areas of operational practices for women offenders, staff sexual misconduct, women and community corrections and improving health care for women offenders
  • Legislative Appointee, Senate Concurrent Resolution 33, Commission on Female Inmate and Parolee Issues
  • Consultant, Drug Abuse Research Center, UCLA, 1990-present
  • Named University Scholar and Fellow, Western Society of Criminology, 2003
  • Provost’s Award for Excellence in Research, 2002
Education:
  • NIAAA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Alcohol Research Group, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, 1986
  • PhD, Sociology, UC Berkeley, 1984
  • NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship, 1982
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Current Drug Laws and Policies Discriminate Against Minorities and Women?