Faculty Profile

Scott Belshaw

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

    

Education

PhD, Prairie View A&M University, 2009.
Major: Juvenile Justice/ Dissertation: Contributing Factors to Suicide Ideation: An Examination of Sexual abuse and other risk factors in adolescent females under the supervision of the Texas Juvenile Justice System
MA, University of Houston Clear Lake, 2005.
Major: Criminology
Certificate, University of Houston-Bauer College of Business, 1999.
Major: Basic Mediation/Arbitration
MA, Houston Baptist University, 1997.
Major: Liberal Arts (Graduate Coursework in English and Philosophy)
BS, University of Houston Downtown, 1994.
Major: Social Science/Psychology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CJUS 5470.900, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, 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 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus
CJUS 5650.900, Seminar on Organized Crime, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3400.001, Correctional Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3340.900, Computer Crime, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5470.900, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3340.900, Computer Crime, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 5100.900, Information Warfare, Security and Risk Analysis, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 5100.950, Information Warfare, Security and Risk Analysis, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 4900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2020
CJUS 3400.001, Correctional Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
CJUS 4700.001, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5650.900, Seminar on Organized Crime, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5650.950, Seminar on Organized Crime, Fall 2019 SPOT
CJUS 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2019
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3310.950, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5470.900, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, Spring 2019 SPOT
CJUS 5470.950, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, Spring 2019 SPOT
CJUS 2900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2019
CJUS 3400.001, Correctional Systems, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5450.001, Punishment, Discipline and Social Policy, Fall 2018 SPOT
CJUS 5100.900, Information Warfare, Security and Risk Analysis, Summer 5W2 2018 SPOT
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
CJUS 5650.900, Seminar on Organized Crime, Spring 2018 SPOT
CJUS 5650.950, Seminar on Organized Crime, Spring 2018 SPOT
CJUS 4900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2018
CJUS 3340.900, Computer Crime, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4330.501, Domestic and International Terrorism, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.501, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5100.900, Information Warfare, Security and Risk Analysis, Spring 2017 SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
CJUS 5470.001, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, Spring 2017 SPOT
CJUS 5900.606, Special Problems, Spring 2017
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3700.950, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5470.900, Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency, Fall 2016 SPOT
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4350.900, Seminar on Violence, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5460.900, Correctional Practices and Programs, Spring 2016 SPOT
CJUS 3700.501, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
CJUS 5900.005, Special Problems, Spring 2016 SPOT
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Spring 2016
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5900.909, Special Problems, Fall 2015
CJUS 4860.001, Studies in Criminal Justice, Fall 2015
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2015 SPOT
CJUS 5460.900, Correctional Practices and Programs, Spring 2015
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Spring 2015 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.007, Directed Studies, Spring 2015
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2015 Syllabus
CJUS 5800.901, Topics in Criminal Justice, Spring 2015
CJUS 5850.012, Directed Studies, Fall 2014
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
CJUS 5800.790, Topics in Criminal Justice, Fall 2014
CJUS 5800.900, Topics in Criminal Justice, Fall 2014
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Summer 5W2 2014
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 3310.900, Organized and Consensual Crime, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2014
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2014
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2014
CJUS 5460.900, Correctional Programs, Spring 2014
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Spring 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 3700.900, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
CJUS 5950.010, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
CJUS 5850.012, Directed Studies, Fall 2013
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2013 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
CJUS 5950.010, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
CJUS 5450.001, Punishment, Discipline and Social Policy, Fall 2013
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Summer 5W2 2013
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Summer 5W1 2013
CJUS 4870.002, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2013
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2013 Syllabus
CJUS 3600.001, Criminology. 3600. Criminology, Spring 2013 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Spring 2013
CJUS 5850.012, Directed Studies, Fall 2012
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 3620.001, Juvenile Delinquency, Fall 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 3620.001, Juvenile Delinquency, Fall 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2012
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2012
CJUS 4870.002, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2012
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2012
CJUS 5800.791, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2012
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Spring 2012
CJUS 4870.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Spring 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.012, Directed Studies, Fall 2011
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 3620.001, Juvenile Delinquency, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 3620.001, Juvenile Delinquency, Fall 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 4860.001, Studies in Criminal Justice, Fall 2011
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2011
CJUS 4860.001, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2011
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2011
CJUS 4870.002, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2011
CJUS 4870.002, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2011
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2011
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Spring 2011
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.009, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
CJUS 4660.001, Offender Behavior, Spring 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.012, Directed Studies, Fall 2010
CJUS 3700.002, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2010 Syllabus
CJUS 3610.001, Juvenile Justice, Fall 2010 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Summer 5W1 2010
CJUS 3700.001, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2010
CJUS 4870.002, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2010
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2010
CJUS 5800.791, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2010
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2010
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2010
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Spring 2010
CJUS 3610.001, Juvenile Justice, Spring 2010
CJUS 4860.001, Studies in Criminal Justice, Spring 2010
CJUS 3700.002, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2009
CJUS 3610.001, Juvenile Justice, Fall 2009
CJUS 4860.003, Studies in Criminal Justice, Fall 2009
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Summer 5W1 2009
CJUS 5850.010, Directed Studies, Summer 5W2 2009
CJUS 4860.002, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2009
CJUS 5800.001, Topics in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W1 2009
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2009
CJUS 3700.002, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Spring 2009
CJUS 3210.001, Judicial and Legal Systems, Spring 2009
CJUS 4660.001, Offender Behavior, Spring 2009
CJUS 3700.002, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Fall 2008
CJUS 4660.001, Offender Behavior, Fall 2008
CJUS 4350.001, Seminar on Violence, Fall 2008

* 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
Belshaw, S. H., Johnstone, P., DeBoer, L. (2020). Criminal Justice Ethics Version 2.
Belshaw, S. H. (2020). The Dark Web Unfiltered. Dubuque Iowa: Kendall Hunt.
Belshaw, S. H., DeBoer, L. (2017). Introduction to Criminal Justice. Kendall Hunt Publishers.
Belshaw, S. H. (2015). Criminal Justice Ethics. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Belshaw, S. H. (2014).
McCaslin, R. B., Belshaw, S. H., Boatman, N. (2014). Galveston's Maceo Family Empire.
Book Chapter
Belshaw, S. H. (2013). Chapter 7-Inside a Courtroom. K. Mentor Criminal Justice.
Belshaw, S. H. (2013). Chapter 8-Sentencing and Judgment. K. Mentor Criminal Justice.
Belshaw, S. H. (2009). Maryland v. Wilson. In S. Gabbadon & H. Greene (Eds.) "Encyclopedia of Race and Crime.".
Belshaw, S. H. (2008). Allen Pinkerton. In J. Bumgardner "Icon's of Crime Fighting.".
Belshaw, S. H. (2008). Mark Furhman. In J. Bumgardner "Icon's of Crime Fighting.".
Book Review
Belshaw, S. H. (2016). Book Review: Death on Base: The Foot Hood Massacre. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
Belshaw, S. H. (2010). Book Review: Juvenile Sex Offenders: What the Public Needs to Know..
Encyclopedia Article
Belshaw, S. H. (2016). Determinate Sanctions, Juvenile Court. Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. Wiley Blackwell.
Belshaw, S. H. (2016). United Kingdom. Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. Wiley Blackwell.
Journal Article
Belshaw, S. H., Nodeland, B., Underwood, L., Colaiuta, A. (2020). Teaching About the Dark Web in Criminal Justice or Related Programs at The Community College and University Levels. Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice.
Belshaw, S. H. Next Generation of Evidence Collecting: The Need for Digital Forensics in Criminal Justice Education. Other.
Nodeland, B., Belshaw, S., Saber, M. (2019). Teaching Cybersecurity to Criminal Justice Majors. Journal of Criminal Justice Education. 30(1), 71-90. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10511253.2018.1439513
Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. A., Rafe, C., Belshaw, S. H. (2018). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Moderate- and High-Risk Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 62(1), 170-186.
Belshaw, S. H., Mpofu, E., Rafe, C., Athanasou, J. (2016). Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Belshaw, S. H., Siddique, J. (2016). Racial disparity in probationers’ views about probation. Race and Justice.
Belshaw, S. H., Solakoglu, O., Driver, N. (2016). The Effect of Sexual Abuse on Deviant Behaviors among Turkish Adolescents: The Mediation Role of Emotions. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Belshaw, S. H. (2015). Probation, Firearms, and Liability in Texas after Graham v. Owens. The Justice System Journal.
Belshaw, S. H., Johnstone, P. J., Coleman, E. (2013). Towards and Understanding of Probation Department Liability and the Use of Firearms on Duty. Texas Probation.
Belshaw, S. H. (2012). Private Investigation Programs as an Emerging Trend in Criminal Justice: A Case Study of Texas. Vol 23. Issue 4.
Belshaw, S. H. (2012). The Relationship Between Dating Violence and Suicidal Behaviors in a National Sample of Adolescents.
Belshaw, S. H., Trulson, C. R., Caudill, J., DeLisi, M. (2011). A Problem of Fit: Extreme Delinquents, Blended Sentencing, and the Determinants of Continued Adult Sanctions. Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Belshaw, S. H., Trulson, C. R., Caudill, J., DeLisi, M. (2011). A Problem of Fit: Extreme Delinquents, Blended Sentencing, and the Determinants of Continued Adult Sanctions. Criminal Justice Policy Review. 22, 263-284.
Belshaw, S. H. (2011). An Examination of Sexual Abuse and  Suicidal Ideation in Delinquent Females in the Juvenile Justice System..
Belshaw, S. H. (2011). Are All Probation Revocations Treated Equal? An Examination of Felony Probation Revocations in a Large Texas County..
Belshaw, S. H. (2011). Should Adult Probation Officers in Texas Carry Firearms a Part of their Job?.
Belshaw, S. H. (2011). Supervising Probationers on the Information Superhighway: Towards an Understanding of Minimum Supervision Level Probationers in a Large Texas County..
Belshaw, S. H. (2010). A Problem of Fit: Extreme Delinquents, Blended Sentencing, and the Determinants of Continued Adult Sanctions..
Belshaw, S. H. (2010). Delinquent Careers Behind Bars..
Belshaw, S. H. (2010). General Strain Theory: A Comparative Analysis of Latino & White Youths..
Belshaw, S. H. (2010). The Relationship between Race and Suicide Ideation in Delinquent Females in the Texas Juvenile Justice System..
Belshaw, S. H. (2009). Does Color Matter in Houston Texas? An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Race on Homicides..
Belshaw, S. H. (2009). Targeting the Effects of Gang Resistance Education and Training Program (G.R.E.A.T.) Program..
Belshaw, S. H. (2009). The Correlation of Social Relations and Juvenile Delinquency: Differences in Parenting Styles..
Belshaw, S. H. (2008). Justice by Gender: Understanding the Role of Gender in Disposition Decisions Involving Out of Home Placement for Juvenile Offenders..
Belshaw, S. H. (2008). Juvenile Mentoring Programs: What are they? Where did they come from? And what does the research say?.
Belshaw, S. H. (2007). National Implications in Juvenile Justice: The Influence of Juvenile Mentoring Programs on at risk youth..
Belshaw, S. H. (2007). O C Pepper Spray: Research Overview and Policy Recommendations..
Belshaw, S. H. (2006). "Book Review: Race and Juvenile Justice".
Belshaw, S. H. (2006). National Implications in Juvenile Justice: Bridging the Gap between Court order juvenile mentoring programs and secondary educators..
Research Report
Belshaw, S. H., Trulson, C. R. (2014). Collin County Community Supervision and Corrections Department SCORE Program Evaluation.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Belshaw, S. H. (Principal), "Bank of America Cyber Education Research Grant," Sponsored by Bank of America, Private, $15000 Funded. (2018 – Present).
Belshaw, S. H., "Bank of America Cyber Education Research Grant," Sponsored by Bank of America, University of North Texas, $5000.00 Funded. (20172017).
Fritsch, E. J., Trulson, C. R., Belshaw, S. H., Nodeland, B., Craig, J., "Mentoring Junior Faculty Team Grant Project: Sustaining Networks through Community Outreach," Sponsored by UNT Team Grant, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (December 2016).
Grant - Service
Belshaw, S. H., "Team Mentoring Grant-Junior Faculty Research Mentoring: Assisting Faculty in Developing Networks with outside agencies for Grant Development," University of North Texas, $5000.00 Funded. (20122012).
Grant - Teaching
Belshaw, S. H. (Co-Principal), Saber, M. C. (Co-Principal), Nodeland, B. (Co-Principal), Fritsch, E. J. (Co-Principal), "Mentoring Junior Faculty Team Grant Project: Sustaining and Developing Networks through Community Outreach," University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (October 1, 2017July 1, 2018).
Belshaw, S. H., "Denton County Probation Department Training Grant," University of North Texas, $2000.00 Funded. (20142014).
Belshaw, S. H., "Team Mentoring Grant-Junior Faculty Research Mentoring: Assisting Faculty in Developing Networks with outside agencies for Grant Development," University of North Texas, $3000.00 Funded. (20142014).
Belshaw, S. H., "Learning Enhancement Grant," University of North Texas, $5000.00 Funded. (20132013).
Belshaw, S. H., "The Center for the Study of Interdisciplinary (CSID) Roving Professor Grant," University of North Texas, $1000.00 Funded. (20092010).
Belshaw, S. H., "Prairie View A&M University Student Government Organizations Grant," Sponsored by Prairie View A&M University, State, $1000.00 Funded. (20082008).
Sponsored Research
Belshaw, S. H. (Principal), "Criminal Justice Cyber Lab," Sponsored by Private Funding, Private, $350000 Funded. (20162016).
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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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