Professor of Sociology
Spring Semester 2018:
SOCI 330 Juvenile Delinquency
SOCI 498 and 492 Sociology Internship
Moorhead State College (Minnesota State University, Moorhead), BA
Portland State University, MUS
Portland State University, PhD
My primary scholarly interest is writing textbooks that are clear, compelling, and pedagogically unique.
Under contract with Routledge Publishing: a new textbook entitled Juvenile Justice: An Introduction to Process, Practice, and Research with Dawn Jeglum Bartusch and Dusten Hollist. To be published 2018.
Field of Study
Criminological Theory, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Sociology of Corrections
Juvenile Delinquency: An Integrated Approach (3rd edition). James W. Burfeind and Dawn Jeglum Bartusch. New York and London: Routledge. 2016.
Crime and Justice in Two Societies: Japan and the United States. Ted D. Westermann and James W. Burfeind. Belmont, CA: Wadsworh Company. 1991.
Department of Sociology
Area of Expertise
Juvenile Delinquency; Juvenile Justice; Criminological Theory, and Sociology of Corrections
Primary teaching responsibilities: Juvenile Delinquency (SOCI 330), Juvenile Justice System (SOCI 335); Criminological Theory (SOCI 438 and 538), and Sociology of Corrections (SOCI 423).
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