Faculty Profile

Dusten Hollist

Dusten Hollist

Professor, Chair

Fax: 406-243-5951
Email: dusten.hollist@mso.umt.edu
Office: Social Sciences 321
Office Hours:

Tuesday 11:00a-12:00p, Wednesday 9:00a-10:00a, Thursday 3:30p-4:30p, and by appointment

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Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Professor of Sociology

Department Chair


Spring 2018:

SOCI 386.01 Preceptorship in Sociology

SOCI 492.01 Independent Study

SOCI 494.01 Teaching Internship

SOCI 498.02 Internship - CRG

SOCI 563.01 Social Data Analysis

SOCI 598.01 Internship - CRG


PhD Washington State University (2003)

Research Interests

Mixed Methods Research Design

Juvenile Justice and Minority Overrepresentation

Contextual and Situational Explanations of Adolescent Substance Use

Family and Community Influences on Crime and Delinquency

Mental Health and its Role in the Process of Delinquency

Public Attitudes of the Police

The Influence of Groups, Roles, and Identities on Crime and Delinquency

Field of Study

Crime and Delinquency

Community Sociology

Specialized Skills

Criminology, Mixed Methods Research Design, Statistics, Social Science Survey Research

Home Department

Department of Sociology 

Area of Expertise

Community Sociology; Crime and Delinquency; Criminology; Mixed Methods Research Design; Social Science Survey Research; Statistics

Chair Director Departments


Teaching Experience

Courses Taught:

Correlates of Crime, Critical Issues in Criminology, Introduction to Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Gangs and Society, Issues in Street Gangs (Graduate), Sociology of Law Enforcement, Social Statitsics, Social Data Analysis (Graduate), Quantitative Research Methods (Graduate),


Facully Affiliate- Social Science Reseearch Laboratory (SSRL)