Faculty Profile

Jody Sundt

Title
Chair
Department
Criminal Justice
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CJUS 5450.001, Punishment, Discipline and Social Policy, 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 4700.001, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Spring 2021 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
Schwaeble, K. L., Sundt, J. (2020). Attitudes and Public Opinion About Punishment. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Petersen, A., Salisbury, E., Sundt, J. (2014). Does feminist theory matter?. Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing Gender into Criminology. Oxford University Press.
Cullen, F. T., Van Voorhis, P., Sundt, J. (1996). Prisons in crisis: The American experience. Prisons 2000. 21--52. Palgrave Macmillan, London.
Journal Article
Sundt, J., Boppre, B. (2020). Did Oregon's tough mandatory sentencing law "measure 11" improve public safety? New evidence about an old debate from a multiple-design, experimental strategy. Justice Quarterly. 1--22. Routledge.
Sundt, J., Schwaeble, K., Merritt, C. C. (2019). Good governance, political experiences, and public support for mandatory sentencing: Evidence from a progressive US state. Other. 21(2), 141--161. SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England.
Salisbury, E., Sundt, J., Boppre, B. (2018). Mapping the Implementation Landscape: Assessing the Systemic Capacity of Statewide Community Corrections Agencies to Deliver Evidence-Based Practices. Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research.
Boppre, B., Sundt, J., Salisbury, E. J. (2018). The limitations and strengths of the Evidence-Based Practice Attitude Scale as a measure of correctional employeesÕ attitudes: A psychometric evaluation. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 62(12), 3947--3964. SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Greenwood, M., Weber, M. A., Johnson, S. M., Sundt, J. (2017). Indiana Probation Officer Professional Development Project: Interview Guide. IU Executive Education, School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Sundt, J., Salisbury, E. J., Harmon, M. G. (2016). Is Downsizing Prisons Dangerous? The Effect of California Realignment on Public Safety. Other. 15(2), . Wiley.
Sundt, J. (2016). Solitary Confinement. Other. 111. Rowman \& Littlefield.
Sundt, J. (2016). The effect of administrative segregation on prison order and organizational culture. Other. 297--330. US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of~É.
Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T., Thielo, A. J., Jonson, C. L. (2015). Public willingness to downsize prisons: Implications from Oregon. Other. 10(4), 365--378. Routledge.
Pollock, J. M., Hogan, N. L., Lambert, E. G., Ross, J. I., Sundt, J. (2012). A utopian prison: Contradiction in terms?. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. 28(1), 60--76. Sage Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Sundt, J., Vanderhoff, R., Shaver, L., Lazzeroni, S. (2012). Oregonians nearly unanimous in support of reentry services for former prisoners.
Sundt, J. (2011). Oregonians Report Broad Support for Policies that Could Reduce Prison Population.
Hartman, J. L., Sundt, J. (2011). The rise of feminist criminology: Freda Adler. Other. 205--220.
Roberts, J. C., Sundt, J., Dammer, H. R. (2010). Continuity and Change in Prison Chaplaincy. Other. 1(2-3), . Nova Science Publishers.
Hartman, J. L., Sundt, J. (2010). Encyclopedia of criminological theory.
Sundt, J. (2010). Overcoming student resistance to learning research methods: An approach based on decoding disciplinary thinking. Journal of Criminal Justice Education. 21(3), 266--284. Taylor \& Francis.
Sundt, J. (2009). Good Job or Dirty Work-Public Perceptions of Correctional Employment. Other. 73, 40. HeinOnline.
Sundt, J., Castellano, T. C., Briggs, C. S. (2008). The sociopolitical context of prison violence and its control: A case study of supermax and its effect in Illinois. The Prison Journal. 88(1), 94--122. Sage Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T. (2007). Doing God's work behind bars: chaplains' reactions to employment in prison. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 45(3-4), 131--157. Taylor \& Francis Group.
Blevins, K. R., Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J. (2007). The correctional orientation of Òchild saversÓ: Support for rehabilitation and custody among juvenile correctional workers. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 45(3-4), 47--83. Taylor \& Francis Group.
Blevins, K. R., Cullen, F. T., Frank, J., Sundt, J., Holmes, S. T. (2006). Stress and satisfaction among juvenile correctional workers: A test of competing models. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 44(2-3), 55--79. Taylor \& Francis Group.
Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J. (2003). REAFFIRMING EVIDENCE-BASED CORRECTIONS. Other. 2(2), 353--358. Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK.
Listwan, S. J., Sundt, J., Holsinger, A. M., Latessa, E. J. (2003). The effect of drug court programming on recidivism: The Cincinnati experience. Other. 49(3), 389--411. Sage Publications.
Briggs, C. S., Sundt, J., Castellano, T. C. (2003). The effect of supermaximum security prisons on aggregate levels of institutional violence. Other. 41(4), 1341--1376. Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK.
Sundt, J. (2002). Bringing light to dark places: An occupational study of prison chaplains..
Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T. (2002). The correctional ideology of prison chaplains: A national survey. Journal of Criminal Justice. 30(5), 369--385. Pergamon.
Sundt, J., Dammer, H. R., Cullen, F. T. (2002). The role of the prison chaplain in rehabilitation. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 35(3-4), 59--86. Taylor \& Francis.
Liederbach, J., Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J., Geis, G. (2001). The criminalization of physician violence: Social control in transformation?. Justice Quarterly. 18(1), 141--170. Taylor \& Francis.
Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J., Wozniak, J. F. (2001). The virtuous prison: Toward a restorative rehabilitation. Other. 265--286. Prentice-Hall Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Sundt, J. (2000). Corrections: A Humanistic Approach. Other. 6(1), 65. SAGE PUBLICATIONS, INC..
Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J. (2000). Imprisonment in the United States. Other. 473--515. Wadsworth Belmont, CA.
Moon, M. M., Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T., Wright, J. P. (2000). Is child saving dead? Public support for juvenile rehabilitation. Other. 46(1), 38--60. Sage Publications, Inc..
Sundt, J. (1998). Is there room for change: A review of public attitudes toward crime control and alternatives to incarceration. Other. 23, 519.
Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T. (1998). The role of the contemporary prison chaplain. The Prison Journal. 78(3), 271--298. Sage Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Sundt, J., Cullen, F. T., Applegate, B. K., Turner, M. G. (1998). The tenacity of the rehabilitative ideal revisited: Have attitudes toward offender treatment changed?. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 25(4), 426--442. SAGE Publications, Inc..
Sundt, J., Cullen, F., Turner, M., Applegate, B. (1998). What Will The Public Tolerate?. Other. 22, 22--26.
Turner, M. G., Cullen, F. T., Sundt, J., Applegate, B. K. (1997). Public tolerance for community-based sanctions. The Prison Journal. 77(1), 6--26. Sage Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Applegate, B. K., Cullen, F. T., Turner, M. G., Sundt, J. (1996). Assessing public support for three-strikes-and-you're-out laws: Global versus specific attitudes. Other. 42(4), 517--534. SAGE Periodicals Press.
Turner, M. G., Stundt, J. L., Applegate, B. K., Cullen, F. T. (1995). Three strikes and you're out legislation: A national assessment. Other. 59, 16.
Other
Salisbury, E. J., Sundt, J., Boppre, B. (2019). Guest Editors' Comments: Risk Assessment and Judicial Decision Making. SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Buist, C. L., Crank, B., Lasko, E., Lee, D. R., Lenning, E., Light, S., Marcum, C., Olson, D., Pierce, M. B., Posick, C., others, (2016). Issues in corrections: Research, policy, and future prospects. Rowman \& Littlefield.
Garcia, M. (2016). Restrictive housing in the US: Issues, challenges, and future directions. US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of~É.
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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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