Rebecca K. Murray, MA, PhD

Rebecca K. Murray, MA, PhD

Rebecca K. Murray, MA, PhD

Professor
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise/Specializations

  • Criminal Justice

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Cultural and Social Studies

Position

  • Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Criminology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Statistical Analysis

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • , 73-92
  • , 301-323

Articles

  • , 8(1), 1-24
  • , 59, 163-190
  • , 13, 103-120
  • , 33, 199-220
  • , 3, 33-52
  • , 33, 99-118

Publications

  • , 37, 13-19

Editing and Reviews

  • , 20

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Spatial analysis of crime
    Victim advocacy
    Wrongful convictions
    Sociology of Religion

Current Research Projects

  • The impact of clergy sexual abuse on institutions and communities.

Grant Funding Received

  • External: 2012 - 2016, Omaha "Reentry, Integrative Service, and Engagement (RISE) Initiative Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Grant
  • Internal: Faculty Summer Research Fellowship recipient: "Policies, Procedures, and the Police: An Assessment of Wrongful Conviction Risk in Nebraska"
  • Domestic Violence and the Judicial Response to Persons Seeking Orders of Protection.

Awards and Honors

  • Service Award, Strategic Planning Committee, 2015
  • Rising Star Alumni Award, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011
  • Finalist - Outstanding Book Award 2011, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 2011