Elvira White-Lewis

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Education: Ph.D., Prairie View A&M University, 2007
                   J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 1978
Office: Ferguson Hall, Social Sciences Bldg., Rm  204
Phone: 903-468-5326
Email: elvira.white-lewis@tamuc.edu

Research Interests:

Juvenile Justice/Delinquency; Ethical and Theoretical Orientation of Criminal Justice Agencies; Legal Issues

Recent Publications:

Chapter/Article in Book

White-Lewis, E. 2012. (forthcoming) “Suicide by cop.” Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice.

White-Lewis, E. , Howard Henderson, & Natalia Tapia. 2010. “Religious freedom and controlled substances: A legal analysis.” Criminal Law Bulletin 46(2):304.

White-Lewis, E. 2009. “Youth Gangs.” In Gabbidon and Green, Encyclopedia of Race and Crime. CA: Sage Publications.

White-Lewis, E. 2009. “The W. Haywood Burns Institute.” In Gabbidon and Green, Encyclopedia of Race and Crime. CA: Sage Publications.

White-Lewis, E. 2008. “Jim Garrison.” In J. Bumgamer, Icons of Crime Fighting. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

White-Lewis, E. 2006. “African American PhD women in criminal justice higher education: Equal impact or the myth of equality.” In Roslyn Muraskin, It’s a Crime: Women & Justice. NY: Random House.

Journal Article

White-Lewis, E., & Sonya Forman. 2008. “The impact of media violence on youth aggression.”

The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 3(2):

Recent Courses Taught-Undergraduate:

Drugs and Society
Juvenile Delinquency
Deviant Behavior
Victimology
Mass Media and Crime
Introduction to Criminal Justice
White-Collar Crime
Criminal Law

Recent Courses Taught-Graduate:

Seminar in Corrections
Issues in Criminal Law and Courts

Fall 2015 Courses

  • CJ 390  White-Collar Crime  CRN:  82731
  • CJ 430  Courts and Criminal Procedure  CRN:  80163
  • CJ 531  Issues in Crim Law and Courts  CRN:  82766
  • CJ 597  Gangs  CRN:  82780

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