THEODORE SHIELDS

tshields@yourinter.net
qjgg@grove.iup.edu
Ph.D. Candidate


 
EDUCATION:
 
Aug. 1996 to 	Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
Present		Doctoral Candidate in Criminology
		Expected Graduation, August 1999
 
Sept. 1993 to	American University, Washington, D.C.
May 1995	Master of Science in Justice, Law and Society
 
Sept 1989 to	American University, Washington, D.C. 
May 1993	Bachelor of Arts in Justice Administration
 
Summer 1992	Comparative Corrections Institute, London, England

	

		
ACADEMY EXPERIENCE:
 
Aug. 1998 to    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 
May 1999	Teaching Associate--CR102, Survey in Criminology

                      Devised and presented course material 
                       predominately focussing on Criminological 
                       Theory and historical and modern aspects of 
		       Law and Criminal Justice

		      Instructed four (two spring and two fall) 
                       sections comprised of approximately 50 
                       students each

		      Developed Internet/World Wide Web based 
                       applications to accompany more traditional 
                       material


Aug. 1998 to    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
May 1999        Faculty Representative

                       Acted as liaison between Criminology faculty
                       and Criminology Graduate Student Organization

Aug. 1997 to 	Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
May 1998	Associate Director--Criminology Advising Center

                      Supervised, coordinated, and administered 
                       first tier of advising for over 1,000 
                       undergraduate criminology majors

                      Served as liaison between students and 
                       department, college, and University

 
Aug. 1997 to    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
May 1998        Co-Coordinator--Criminology Peer Mentoring Program 

                      Devised peer mentoring scheme for 
                       undergraduate criminology transfer students

                      Prepared and implemented peer mentor training 
                       manual

                      Supervised undergraduate (junior and senior)  
                       peer mentors and evaluated mentoring sessions 
                       with criminology transfer students

 
Aug. 1996 to    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 
May 1997	Graduate Assistant, Course--Research Methods 
              
                      Provided outside the classroom assistance to 
                       students
 
                      Grading responsibilities
 
 
FIELD/WORK EXPERIENCE:
 
May 1995 to 	National Association of Securities Dealers (NASDAQ), 
August 1996	Washington, D.C., Assistant Web-Page Administrator
 
                      Duties included: Development, testing, 
                       implementation, trouble-shooting, and outside 
                       correspondence for NASDAQ stock market world 
                       wide web site

 
Aug. 1994 to	Superior Court, Washington, D.C., 
May 1995	Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Multi-Door 
                Division

                      Duties included: Training potential mediators,
                       reviewing civil case files, assigning cases 
                       to neutrals/mediators, monitoring courtroom 
                       mediations, and general administrative tasks
 

PUBLICATIONS:
 
	   Shields, Theodore (1998). "Social Learning Theory and the 
           Chaotic Perspective: A Comparative and Integrative Approach" 
The Red Feather Journal of Graduate Sociology, v 2, Summer, no. 9 RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS: "Integrative Introductions: Establishing a Learning Community for First Semester Undgergraduate Criminology Majors," with Tammy Winner-White. Presented at the University of South Florida's Conference on Creating and Sustaining Learning Communities: Connections, Collaborations, and Crossing Borders. Tampa, Florida: 3/99 "Anomie and Cognitive Learning: An Integrated Approach," with David Champion and Todd R. Gibney. Presented at the American Society of Criminology. Washington, D.C.: 11/98 Interview Researcher, Pine Grove Project (Life Histories Aspect)Conducted and analyzed a series of one on one in-depth interviews designed to develop historical narratives for juvenile offenders sentenced as adults in the maximum security Houtzdale State Correctional Institution, PA: 5/98-8/98 "Theory, Field and Classroom: Criminology's Triad," with David R. Champion and Todd R. Gibney. Presented at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences. Bristol/Newport, Rhode Island: 6/98 "Students as Mentors to Students: An Evaluation of the Utility of a Pilot Peer Mentoring Program in Criminology." Presented at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences. Bristol/Newport, Rhode Island: 6/98 "Icebreakers: Six Ways To Get Students Talking on the First Day of Class," with Tammy White. Presented at The 2nd Annual Teaching Associates Colloquium at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Indiana,PA: 4/98 "Advising Criminology and Criminal Justice Undergraduates: The Use of a Centralized Advising Center," with Dr. Kate Hanrahan and Kristine Empie. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Albuquerque, NM: 3/98 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITY: American Society of Criminology ASC Division of Critical Criminology Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences

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