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Faculty Image James Burfeind
Office: 331 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 406-243-4811
Email: james.burfeind@umontana.edu
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Current Position:

Professor of Sociology

Office Hours:

Autumn Semester, 2014:

Monday from 2:10-3:00; Wednesday and Friday from 2:10 – 3:30; and by appointment.

Field Of Study:

Criminological Theory, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Sociology of Corrections

Research Interests:

My primary scholarly interest is writing textbooks that are clear, compelling, and pedagogically unique. I am also involved in an advisory capacity to the Criminology Research Group of the Social Science Research Lab (SSRL), headed by Professor Dusten Hollist.

Courses:

Autumn Semester 2014:

Juvenile Justice System (SOCI 335)

Criminological Theory (SOCI 438.02)

Criminological Theory (SOCI 530)

Education:

Moorhead State College (Minnesota State University, Moorhead), BA

Portland State University, MUS

Portland State University, PhD

Teaching Experience:

Primary teaching responsibilities: Juvenile Delinquency (SOCI 330), Juvenile Justice System (SOCI 335); Delinquency Prevention (SOCI 438),  Criminological Theory (SOCI 438 and 530), and Sociology of Corrections (SOCI 423).

Affiliations:

Specialized Skills:

Professional Experience:

Director of Treatment, The Next Door, Inc., Hood River, OR

Cottage Parent, Queen Louise Home for Children, St. Croix, Virgin Island

Probation and Parole Officer, Scott County Court Services, Shakopee, MN

International Experience:

Honors/Awards:

Selected Publications:

Juvenile Delinquency: An Integrated Approach (2nd edition). James W. Burfeind and Dawn Jeglum Bartusch. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2011.

Crime and Justice in Two Societies: Japan and the United States. Ted D. Westermann and James W. Burfeind. Belmont, CA: Wadsworh Company. 1991.

Other Publications: