B.A., Sociology, Indiana University
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan
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 433 Criminal Procedure
SOC 455 Juvenile Delinquency
SOC/CJUS 492 Movies & Crime
CJUS 380 Research/Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
The relationship of socio-economic status to family interactions, including parent and grandparent attitudes and behaviors; and child cognitive achievement and behavior problems
Xie, Yu, Christopher E. Near, Hongwei Xu, and Xi Song. 2020. Heterogeneous Treatment Effects on Children’s Cognitive/Non-Cognitive Skills: A Reevaluation of an Influential Early Childhood Intervention. Social Science Research, 86: 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2019.102389
Dunifon, Rachel E., Kelly A. Musick, and Christopher E. Near. 2020. Time with Grandchildren: Subjective Well-Being among Grandparents Living with their Grandchildren. Social Indicators Research, 148: 681–702. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-019-02206-9
Dunifon, Rachel E., Christopher E. Near, and Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest. 2018. Backup Parents, Playmates, Friends: Grandparents’ Time with Grandchildren. Journal of Marriage and Family, 80: 752–767....