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Criminal Justice Program

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Tricia Klosky, Ph.D.
Tricia Klosky
Criminal Justice Coordinator, Social Science - Associate Professor

(507) 457-6677
tklosky@smumn.edu

Tricia Klosky is a tenured Associate Professor of Social Science and the Coordinator of Criminal Justice at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Courses Recently Taught at SMU
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Drugs in American Society
Thesis Development
Intern Integration
Research in Criminal Justice
Correctional Process

Professional Organizations
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
American Society of Criminology
Alpha Kappa Delta

Education
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1998
M.A., Sociology, University of North Dakota, ND, 1993
B.A., Criminology, University of Minnesota-Duluth, MN, 1991

Teaching Experience
2008 to Present: Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2002-2008: Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1998-2002: Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, IL
I1994-1998: Instructor, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
1993-1994: Instructor, University of North Dakota, ND
1991-1993: Teaching Assistant, University of North Dakota, ND

Honors
1994-1995: Regents Tuition Waiver, University of Nebraska Omaha
1993: Regent's Board of Higher Education scholarship, University of North Dakota

Selected Presentations
"An Exploratory Study of the Effects Family Stressors and Structure on Juvenile Justice Outcomes," paper presented at the American Society of Criminology meetings, Chicago, IL, 2002

"Exploring the Effects of Extra-legal and Legal Factors on Rural Juvenile Court Processing" paper presented at the American Society of Criminolgy meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2001

"A Comparative Study of Constitutional Rights of Juveniles in India and the United States," Kethineni, Sesha and Klosky, Tricia, paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences meeting, Washington, D.C., 2001

"How We Know What We Know: The Social Construction of Academic Debate in Criminology," Klosky, Tricia and Marshall, Ineke Haen, paper presented at the American Society of Criminology meetings, San Francisco, CA, 2000

"Experiential Effect of Perceptual Deterrence: An Examination of the Issues," paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2000

"Theoretical Integration in Perceptual Deterrence Research," paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences meeting, Orlando, FL, 1999

"Testing an Integrated Theoretical Model of Perceptual Deterrence," paper presented at the annual meeting of American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C., 1998

Publications
Kethenini, Sesha, and Tricia Klosky, "Juvenile Justice Rights of Children in India and the United States," International Criminal Justice Review,2004

Klosky, Tricia, "Emile Durkheim on Social Organization." In James Rogers (editor), Leaders in Political and Social Thought, 2003

Kethinini, Sesha, and Tricia Klosky, "Juvenile Institutionalization Practices in India: A Study of Two Instituions in Madras," In C.C. Yeakey, T.A. Reed and J.W. Richardson (Eds.) Suffer the Little Children: National and International Dimensions of Child Poverty and Policy, 2002

Kethnini, Sesha and Tricia Klosky, "Juvenile Justice Reform in India," International Journal of Offender Rehabilitation and Comparative Criminology, 2000