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Victor Mora

Graduate Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3120
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Watts Col of Pub Ser & Com Sol

Biography: 

Victor Mora is a fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. He obtained his Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from ASU. For his undergraduate degree, Victor graduated summa cum laude with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Criminal Justice & Criminology and Public Service & Public Policy from ASU. Victor's research interests include policing, program evaluation, group processes, and deviant groups. Victor is currently working on a project with Tempe PD funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance to help evaluate the effectiveness of a de-escalation training. 

Education: 
  • 2020 (expected) - Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
  • 2015 - M.S., Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
  • 2014 - B.S., Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • 2014 - B.S., Public Service & Public Policy
Research Interests: 
  • Violent Crime
  • Deviant Groups
  • Race/Ethnicity Issues in Policing

 

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 302Research Methods
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 462Gangs
CRJ 502Seminar in Criminology
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 409Police Accountability
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 306Race, Ethnicity, Crime
Honors / Awards: 
  • 2014 Mouer Award - Arizona State University
Professional Associations: 
  • American Society of Criminology (ASC)
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Science (ACJS)
  • International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA)
Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 
  • 2017-2018 - Graduate Student Mentor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
Service: 

Manuscript Reviewer

  • 2016-Present - International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

Professional Service

  • 2017 - Table Volunteer, Division on Corrections & Sentencing at annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2016 - Table Volunteer, Division on Corrections & Sentencing at annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, New Orleans, LA.

University Service

  • 2017 - Panelist, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Professional Development Workshop: Demystifying the Thesis, Phoenix, AZ. 
  • 2016 - Coordinator, Annual Lecture on Criminology and Criminal Justice by a Distinguished Scholar: Dr. Terrie Moffitt, Arizona State University

Community Involvement

  • 2017-Present - Volunteer in Policing (VIP) Tempe Police Department
  • 2016 - Participant, Arizona Department of Corrections Reentry Summit