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Mary Josephine Dodge University of Colorado Denver, USA

Mary Dodge earned her PhD in 1997 in criminology, law, and society from the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. She received her BA and MA in psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She is a full professor at the University of Colorado Denver in the School of Public Affairs. Her research articles have appeared in the American Journal of Criminal Justice, Women & Criminal Justice, Contemporary Issues in Criminology, the International Journal of the Sociology of Law, The Prison Journal, Police Quarterly, the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, and the Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime. Her most recent articles explore public opinion and white-collar crime and misconduct by policewomen. She and Gilbert Geis coedited the book Lessons of Criminology and share authorship on the book Stealing Dreams: A Fertility Clinic Scandal. She is also the author of Women and White-Collar Crime. Her research and writing interests include women in the criminal justice system, white-collar crime, policing, prostitution, and courts.

Mary was the 2007 recipient of the campuswide University of Colorado Denver Excellence in Teaching Award. She received the School of Public Affairs Teaching Award in 2001, 2005, and 2006 and the Research and Creative Activities Award in 2002 and 2004. In 2011, she received the School of Public Affairs and University of Colorado’s awards for excellence in service. Her research often involves collaboration with local and national police departments and law enforcement agencies.