Dr. Kristen DeVall


Contact Dr. Kristen DeVall
Office: BR 128
Phone: 910.962.2636
Email: devallk@uncw.edu



2008 Ph.D. Sociology, Western Michigan University

2002 M.A. Sociology, Western Michigan University

1998 B.A. Sociology and Political Science (Public Law), Western Michigan University

Courses Taught

Social Problems

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Juvenile Delinquency

Sociology of Deviance

Social Statistics

Research Methods

Evaluation Methods (graduate course)


Current Research Projects

Felony Probation Orders: Theory vs. Practice

School, Militarism and Zero Tolerance: Violence and the Educational Milieu

Evaluating Juvenile Drug Courts: Shedding Light into the Theoretical Black Box


Current Evaluation Projects

Evaluation of the Kalamazoo (MI) County Men's, Women's and Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Programs

Evaluation of the Van Buren County (MI) Unified Drug Treatment Court Program

Evaluation of the Jacksonville (NC) Weed and Seed Program (with Dr. Christina Lanier)

Specialty Areas

Drug Courts


Applied Sociology

Research Methods

Juvenile Delinquency


Professional Association

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

American Society of Criminology

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