Lori Guevara

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Phone: 910-672-2190 

Email: lguevara@uncfsu.edu 

Room: LTB 308 

Education

PhD, University of Nebraska at Omaha
MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha
BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Courses Taught

CRJC 200 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJC 215 Introduction to Criminal Courts
CRJC 304 Criminological Theory
CRJC 305 Race, Class and Gender in Criminal Justice
CRJC 314 Criminal Justice Research Methods
CRJC 315 Criminal Justice Statistics
CRJC 351 Special Problems in Criminal Justice
CRJC 370 Juvenile Justice and Advocacy
CRJC 370 Organized Crime
CRJC 450 Seminar in Criminal Justice
CRJC 540 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CRJC 570 Race, Crime, and Justice
CRJC 620 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
CRJC 650 Program Evaluation in Criminal Justice
CRJC 670 Teaching at the College Level

Research Interests

Influence of race on juvenile court outcomes
Impact of school suspension on juvenile court involvement
Strategies to assess student learning outcomes

Publications

Angela Taylor, Lori Guevara, Lorenzo Boyd, and Robert Brown (2012) "Race, Geography, and Juvenile Justice: An Exploration of the Liberation Hypothesis" Race and Justice: An International Journal 2(2) 114-136.

Lori Guevara, Lorenzo Boyd, Angela Taylor, and Robert Brown (2011) "Racial Disparities in Juvenile Court Outcomes: A Test of the Liberation Hypothesis", Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 9(3):200-217.

Lori Guevara, Denise Herz, and Cassia Spohn (2008) "Race, Gender, and Legal Counsel: Differential Outcomes in Two Juvenile Courts", Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal 6(1):83-104.

Lori Guevara, Denise Herz, and Cassia Spohn (2006) "Gender and Juvenile Justice Decision Making: What Role Does Race Play", Feminist Criminology 1(4): 258-281.

Lori Guevara, Cassia Spohn, and Denise Herz (2004) "Race, Legal Representation, and Juvenile Justice: Issues and Concerns," Crime & Delinquency, 50(3): 344-371.

Reprinted: R. Lawrence and C. Hemmens (eds.) (2008). Juvenile Justice: A Text Reader, Sage. Pgs. 389-401.

Alejandro del Carmen and Lori Guevara (2003) "Police Officers on Two-Officer Units: A Study of Attidunal Responses Towards a Patrol Experiment," Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 26(6): 144-161.

Presentations

Shekarkhar, Z. and Guevara, L. (2017) "A Comparison of a Collegiate Learning Assessment-Style Task Across Two Undergraduate Courses" Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Kansas City, MO.

Guevara, L. and Shekarkhar, Z. (2016) "Perception or Reality: Students' Perceptions of School Suspension" American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, LA.

Guevara, L., Taylor, A., and Brown, R. (2014) "Online versus On-Campus Instruction in Criminal Justice: A Preliminary Examination" American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.

Taylor, A. and Guevara, L. (2013) "Is Short and Sweet Better than Long and Bitter: Traditional Semester-length vs Accelerated Courses" American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Guevara, L. and Taylor, A. (2012) "Juvenile Detention Decisions: A Focal Concerns Perspective" American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL.

Guevara, L. (2012) "Juvenile Justice and Advocacy: Guardian ad Litem and Service Learning" Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New, York, NY.

Guevara, L. and Taylor, A. (2012) "Taking Care of Business: Assessing Student Learning Across Varied Delivery Methods" Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY.

Brown, R. and Guevara, L. (2011) "Prosecutors as Fear of Crime-Fighters: Addressing Public Safety Concerns Through Criminal Courts" American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.

Guevara, L. and Taylor, A. (2011) "Race and Juvenile Justice Processing: What Have We Learned over the Last 50 Years?" American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.

Guevara, L. and Brown, R. (2010) "Teaching Introductory Criminal Justice Courses: Challenges and Successes" American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.

Guevara, L. (2009) "A Tale of Two Counties: The Influence of Race and Location on Juvenile Court Outcomes" American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.

Guevara, L. (2008) "Juvenile Justice Decision-Making and a Test of the Liberation Hypothesis" American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, MO.

Guevara, L. (2007) "Race, Gender, and Juvenile Justice Decision-Making: What Role Does Location Play?" American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Memberships

American Society of Criminology
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Honors, Awards, and Grants

2012 College of Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year
2014 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
2017 Fayetteville State University Fostering Innovations in Teaching Learning Grant Recipient