Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 2016
B.A., Sociology, Indiana University, 2010
Dr. Christopher Near joined Northern State University in 2020 as an assistant professor. He taught previously at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
CJUS 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJUS 203 Policing in a Free Society (online)
CJUS 380 Research/Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
CJUS 433 Criminal Procedure (online)
SOC 455 Juvenile Delinquency (online)
White-collar crime and corporate wrongdoing
Consequences of crime for victims
Family structure and children's behavior problems
Waid, Courtney A., Pamela Monaghan-Geernaert, Kristi Brownfield, and Christopher E. Near. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Victim Service Provision in a Midwestern State: A Research Note. The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research, Volume 11: Mobilizing Justice
Near, Christopher E. Mediators of the Relation of Family Income with Adolescent Behaviour Problems and Cognitive Achievement: Material Hardship, Parent Distress, and Parent Support. Infant and Child Development 31: e2316. https://doi.org/10.1002/icd.2316
Xie, Yu, Christopher E. Near, Hongwei Xu, and Xi Song. 2020. Heterogeneous Treatment...