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College of Public Service

Criminal Justice Faculty - Judith Harris

Judith A. Harris

Assistant Professor

Office: C-340
713-221-8274
harrisjud@uhd.edu


Dr. Harris' academic interests include:
  • Similarities and Differences in Prisoner Reentry: England, America, and Asia 
  • Women on Death Row
  • Criminalization and Marginalization of Homeless in Urban Areas
  • Institutionalization of Offenders, Reentry, and peer recovery coach training with offenders in the community 
  • Elderly Offenders

​University of Houston-Downtown          BSCJ

University of Houston-Downtown          MSCJ

Texas Southern University                     Ph.D.

Community Corrections
Women in Criminal Justice
Race & Crime
International Criminal Justice
Correctional Counseling
Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Cornerstone
Institution Based Corrections
Criminology
Criminal Investigation
Victimology
Court Systems and Practices
Fundamentals of Criminal Law

Crime in America


​Publications

Blackburn, A., Pfeffer, R., & Harris, J. A. (2016). Serious about change: A gendered examination of the impact of offense type on parole success. Women & Criminal Justice, DOI:10.1080/08974454.2016.1203387

Hernandez, A., & Harris, J. A. (2015). Acculturation, ethnic bias, and explanations of delinquency. In M. D. McShane & M. Cavanaugh (Eds.), Understanding juvenile justice and delinquency (pp. 159-174). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Ejiogu, K, Harris, J. A., & Baker, D.N. (2015). A preliminary spatial exploration of crime distribution during major events in Houston, Texas. Asia Pacific Journal of Police and Criminal Justice, 2015(10)1, 49 - 72.

Harris, J. A., & Herring, J. (2015). "Mentoring Moms:" The critical health and safety needs of pregnant offenders in the Harris County Sherriff's Office reentry program, Journal of Family Strengths, 14(1), Article 19.

Nominated by colleagues for UHD Excellence in Teaching Award, Fall 2015.

Invited Attendee at the UHD Leadership Retreat. Crown Plaza Hotel, September 17-18, 2015.

Nominated by colleagues for UHD Excellence in Teaching Award, Fall 2014.
Invited Attendee at the UHD Leadership Retreat. Hotel Icon. August 14 – 16, 2014.

Work Highlighted in UHD's Skyline: UHD Students Join Community Leaders for Reentry Services Training in Harris County Jail, January 26, 2015.

Work Highlighted in UHD's Skyline: Three UHD Faculty Members Published in Journal of Family Strengths, January 26, 2015.


Recipient of the President's Community Engagement Faculty Award for outstanding commitment to community service outreach and engagement. Spring, 2014. 


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