Faculty Profile

Haley Zettler

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Criminal Justice
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2016.
Major: Criminology
MS, University of North Texas, 2009.
Major: Criminal Justice
BA, University of Oklahoma, 2007.
Major: Sociology
Degree Specialization: Criminology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CJUS 2100.001, Crime and Justice in the United States, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

CJUS 2100.900, Crime and Justice in the United States, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
CJUS 3630.900, Drugs, Crime and Society, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
CJUS 4460.001, Community Corrections, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3630.800, Drugs, Crime and Society, Spring 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3630.850, Drugs, Crime and Society, Spring 3W1 2021
CJUS 2100.900, Crime and Justice in the United States, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5050.001, Criminals and Substance Abuse, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 2100.900, Crime and Justice in the United States, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 2100.950, Crime and Justice in the United States, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4901.900, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4460.001, Community Corrections, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 2100.900, Crime and Justice in the United States, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.950, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4700.900, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4700.950, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Zettler, H., Hector, J. (2020). The Female Prison Experience. Women in Prison. Springer.
Zettler, H. (2019). The Gendered Challenges of Prisoner Reentry. Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century. Routledge.
Journal Article
Craig, J., Zettler, H. (2021). Are the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Violent Recidivism Offense-Specific?. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 19(1), 27-44.
Zettler, H. (2021). Much to Do about Trauma: The Need to Evaluate the Impact of Trauma-Informed Treatment on Youth Violence. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 19(1), 113-134.
Martin, K., Yang, L., Zettler, H. (2021). Trauma survivors in a prostitution court: Rethinking outcome success measures. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.
Schauss, E., Zettler, H., Ellmo, F., Bartelli, D., Naik, S., Dixon, P., Patel, M., Hawes, K., Suchomelly, F., Cogdal, P., West, S. (2021). Exploring the test-retest differences of self-reported adverse childhood experiences among adolescents in residential treatment. Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody, and Child Development.
Baglivio, M. T., Zettler, H., Craig, J., Wolff, K. T. (2021). Evaluating RNR-based targeted treatment and intervention dosage in the context of traumatic exposure. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 19(3), 251-276.
Schauss, E., Zettler, H., Naik, S., Ellmo, F., Hawes, K., Dixon, P., Bartelli, D., Cogdal, P., West, S. (2020). Adolescents in residential treatment: The prevalence of ACEs, substance use and justice involvement. Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody, and Child Development.
Martin, K., Zettler, H. (2020). An examination of probation officer workload tasks by officer-caseload type. Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Zettler, H., Martin, K. (2020). Exploring the Impact of Technical Violations on Drug Court Failure. American Journal of Criminal Justice.
Medina, J., Zettler, H. (2019). Does polysubstance drug use predict arrest for probationers?. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Schauss, E., Horn, G., Ellmo, F., Reeves, T., Zettler, H., Bartelli, D., Cogdal, P., West, S. (2019). Fostering intrinsic resilience: A neuroscience informed model of conceptualizing and treating adverse childhood experiences. Journal of Mental Health Counseling. 41(3), 242-259.
Zettler, H., Medina, J. (2019). Missed officer-probationer contacts and its influence on rearrest. Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Schauss, E., Zettler, H., Russell, A. (2019). Stopping the cycle of abuse: An argument and model for neuroscience and trauma-informed offender treatment programs. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 46, 1-7.
Craig, J., Zettler, H., Wolff, K., Baglivio, M. (2018). Considering the mediating effects of drug and alcohol use, mental health, and their co-occurrence on the adverse childhood experiences-recidivism relationship. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 17(3), 219-240.
Zettler, H. (2018). The impact of dual diagnosis on drug court failure.. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 63(3), 357-382.
Zettler, H., Iratzoqui, A. (2018). Investigating the impact of child maltreatment histories on drug court outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 45(6), 799-819.
Zettler, H. (2018). Exploring the relationship between dual diagnosis and recidivism in drug court participants. Crime & Delinquency. 64(3), 363-397.
Ozkan, T., Worrall, J., Zettler, H. (2017). Validating media-driven and crowdsourced police shooting data: A research note. Journal of Crime and Justice. 41(3), .
Zettler, H., Wolff, K., Baglivio, M., Craig, J., Epps, N. (2017). The racial and gender differences in the impact of adverse childhood experiences on juvenile residential placement. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 16(3), 319-337.
Zettler, H., Cardwell, S., Craig, J. (2016). The gendering effects of co-authorship in criminology & criminal justice research. Criminal Justice Studies. 30(1), 30-44.
Zettler, H., Morris, R., Piquero, A., Cardwell, S. (2015). Assessing the celerity of arrest on 3-year recidivism patterns in a sample of criminal defendants. Journal of Criminal Justice. 43(5), 428-436.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Zettler, H., "Denton County Drug Treatment Court Enhancement Evaluation," Sponsored by Bureau of Justice Assistance, Federal, $36859 Funded. (October 2020September 2023).
Zettler, H., "Presenting Collaborative Research at National Conferences," Sponsored by Office of Faculty Success, Local, $1500 Funded. (August 2021May 2022).
Zettler, H. (Principal), Madden, A. (Co-Principal), Gibbons, W. (Supporting), "Evaluating the Effects of “Swift, Certain, and Proportionate Sanctions” for Probation and Parole Populations in Memphis/Shelby County, Tennessee.," Sponsored by Pyramid Peak Foundation, Private, $54992 Funded. (January 2019May 2019).
Zettler, H. (Supporting), Schauss, E. (Principal), Bartelli, D. (Supporting), "A Combined Environment and Epigenetics Study (ACES): Impact of Neurofeedback Therapy on the Health and Behavior of Adolescents.," Sponsored by University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, State, $74554 Funded. (August 2018May 2019).
Zettler, H. (Supporting), Schauss, E. (Principal), Cogdal, P. (Supporting), Bartelli, D. (Supporting), West, S. (Supporting), "Fostering Resilience through Neuroscience: A Clinical Application of Neurofeedback Therapy for the Treatment of ACE's (Memphis Research Consortium).," Sponsored by State of Tennessee, State, $323803 Funded. (July 2017July 2018).
Grant - Teaching
Zettler, H., Craig, J., Dixon, A., Trahan, A., "Inside-Out Prison Exchange Network Team Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (August 2021May 2022).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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