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Andrea Montes

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Assistant Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Assistant Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Biography: 

Andrea N. Montes is an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.  She received her doctorate from Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate questions related to theories of crime and punishment, crime prevention and school safety, and privatization. Her current research examines the uses and impacts of privatized corrections as well as juvenile delinquency and how schools can assist at-risk youth.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University 2018
  • M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University 2014
  • B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University 2012
Research Interests: 

Theories of crime and punishment

Crime prevention and school safety

Privatization

Publications: 

 

2020 Montes, Andrea N., Daniel P. Mears, Matthew Gricius, and Justin Sanchez. “Simplifying Reality: The Media’s Portrayal of the Privatization Debate.” Crime & Delinquency. Available online.

2020 Brown, Samantha, Daniel P. Mears, Nicole Collier, Andrea N. Montes, George B. Pesta, and Sonja E. Siennick. “Education vs. Punishment? Silo Effects and the School-to-Prison Pipeline.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Available online.

2019 Montes, Andrea N.What Are We Talking about When We Talk about Privatization? A Qualitative Assessment of Privatized Corrections.” American Journal of Criminal Justice. Available online.

2019 Montes, Andrea N.Ethical Concerns about Private (and Public) Corrections: Extending the Focus beyond Profitmaking and the Delegation of Punishment.” Criminal Justice Policy Review. Available online.

2019 Montes, Andrea N., Daniel P. Mears, and Eric A. Stewart. “Racial and Ethnic Divides in Privatized Punishment: Examining Disparities in Private Prison Placements.” Justice Quarterly. Available online.

2019 Montes, Andrea N.Ethical Concerns about Private (and Public) Corrections: Extending the Focus beyond Profitmaking and the Delegation of Punishment.” Criminal Justice Policy Review. Available online.

2019 Siennick, Sonja E., Samantha J. Brown, Daniel P. Mears, George B. Pesta, Andrea N. Montes, and Nicole L. Collier. “School-Based Wraparound Services for Youth with Prior Police Contact: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Journal of Experimental Criminology. Available online.

2019 Montes, Andrea N., and Daniel P. Mears. “Privatized Corrections in the 21st Century: Reframing the Privatization Debate.” Criminology & Public Policy 18:217-239.

2019 Mears, Daniel P., and Andrea N. Montes. “Introduction to the Special Issue on Privatized Corrections.” Criminology & Public Policy 18:213-216.

2019 Mears, Daniel P., Andrea N. Montes, Nicole L. Collier, Sonja E. Siennick, George B. Pesta, Samantha J. Brown, and Thomas G. Blomberg. “The Benefits, Risks, and Challenges of Get-Tough and Support-Oriented Approaches to Improving School Safety.” Criminal Justice Policy Review, 30, 1342-1367.

2019 Collier, Nicole L., Samantha J. Brown, Andrea N. Montes, George B. Pesta, Daniel P. Mears, and Sonja E. Siennick. “Navigating Get-Tough and Support-Oriented Philosophies for Improving School Safety: Insights from School Administrators and School Safety Staff.” American Journal of Criminal Justice, 44, 705-726.

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections
CRJ 602Seminar, CJ Policy & Practice
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections