Karen F. Lahm, Ph.D.

Sch of Social Sci's & Int'l Studies
Professor, Sociology Coordinator, Crime and Justice Studies
Allyn Hall 373, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Karen Lahm is a Professor of Sociology and is the current Coordinator of the Crime & Justice Studies Program. She teaches in the Sociology and Crime & Justice Studies undergraduate programs, as well as the MPA graduate program. Dr. Lahm's teaching and research interests include criminology, prisons/jails, victimology, research methods, and statistics.  She is the recipient of the College of Liberal Arts Oustanding Advisor & Teaching Awards, General Education Teaching Awards, Writing Across the Curriculum Awards, as well as the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Faculty Award.  Students interested in Sociology and/or Crime & Justice Studies (majors and minors) should feel free to contact her. 

Curriculum Vitae

Education History

Ph.D.                 University of Kentucky, December 2001, Sociology
M.A.                  Wright State University; June, 1997; Applied Behavioral Science                               
B.A.                   Wright State University; August, 1995, Sociology


Courses Taught:
SOC 2000: Intro. to Sociology
SOC 3210: Sociology of Deviance
SOC 3220: Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 3400: Sociological Analysis
SOC 3410: Research Methods
SOC 3700: Criminology
SOC 3740: Penology & Corrections
SOC 4700: Explaining Crime
SOC 4710: Victimology
ABS 7100: Research Methods I
ABS 7110: Research Methods II


Professional Affiliations/Memberships

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
American Society of Criminology
Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education
Midwest Criminal Justice Association

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