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HONORS, AWARDS, GRANTS RECEIVED
Three terms on the Editorial Board of ASR 2008-2010
Editor, Homicide Studies 2007-2012
Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor (2005)
Vanderbilt's Thomas Jefferson Award (2001)
Fellow of the American Society of Criminology (2001)
Mary Jane Werthan Award (Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center) for "Extraordinary contributions to the advancement of women at Vanderbilt University." (1997)
Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Introduction to Sociology
Salem and Other Witch Hunts
Religion, Science, and the Paranormal
Early Modern Witch Craze
Deviant Behavior and Social Control
Theory and Methods in Criminology
Books and Edited Works Published
G.F. Jensen and Hodson, R. 2013. “Conceptual Foundations: Insights from Criminology and the Sociology of Work.” Lead chapter in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace. Steve Elias (Editor). New York: New York University Press.
Jensen, Gary F. 2011. “Deviance and Social Control.” Chapter 1 in The Routledge Handbook of Deviant Behavior, Clifton Bryant (Editor). New York: Routledge. Jensen, Gary F. and Dean G. Rojek. Delinquency and Youth Crime 4th Edition. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press. Including Instructor's Manual. Prior editions published in 1980, 1992, and 1998.
Jensen, Gary F. 2009. "Religion, Science and Cognition: Explorations in Pluralistic Integration." Pp. 217-240 in Neuroscience and Religion, Volney Gay, Editor, Lexington Books.
Jensen, Gary F. 2007. The Path of the Devil: Early Modern Witch Hunts. Rowman and Littlefield.Through November 2007, it has been reviewed in Contemporary Sociology and Social Forces
Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen. 2003. Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime: Volume 11 of Advances in Criminological Theory. Transaction Publishers.
Articles, Chapters, Essays and Encyclopedia Contritutions
Jensen, G. F. and J. Thibodeaux (Forthcoming). "The Gang Problem: Media Panics or Real Temporal Patterns?" Homicide Studies.
Akers, Ronald L. and Gary F. Jensen. 2008. "Social Learning Theory: Process and Structure in Criminal and Deviant Behavior," in The Handbook of Criminal Theory, edited by Eugene McLaughlin and Tim Newburn. London: Sage Publications.
Jensen, Gary F. 2007. "The Sociology of Deviance" in The Handbook of 21st Century Sociology, Pp. 370-379. Clifton D. Bryant and Dennis L. Peck (Editors). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
Jensen, Gary F. 2007. "Social Learning and Violent Behavior" in The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression, Pp. 636-646. David Flannery, Alexander Vazonsyi, and Irwin Waldman (Editors). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Akers, Ronald L. and Gary F. Jensen. 2006. "Empirical Status of Social Learning Theory: Past, Present, and Future" in Taking Stock: The Status of Criminological Theory, Vol. 15, "Advances in Criminological Theory", Pp. 37-76. Frances T. Cullen, John Paul Wright, and Kristie R. Blevins (Editors). Transaction Publishing, Paperback version published in 2007.
Jensen, Gary F. 2006. "Religious Cosmologies and Homicide Rates among Nations." The Journal of Religion and Society 8: 1-13.
Jensen, Gary F. 2004. "Self-report Data on Youth Violence Over Time", in Public Health and Criminal Justice Approaches to Homicide Research. Rebecca Block and Richard Block (Editors) Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Jensen, Gary. F. 2003. "Religion and Lethal Violence: Unraveling Durkheim's Mystery," in New Directions in Homicide Research, Pp. 159-176, M.D. Smith, P.H. Blackman, and J.P. Jarvis (Editors) Washingon, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Jensen, Gary F. 2003. "Juvenile Justice (1500 words)", "Reformatory (300 words)" in Encyclopedia Brittanicca.
Jensen, Gary F. 2002. "Institutional Anomie and Societal Variations in Crime: A Critical Appraisal". in Talking about Violence: Building a Foundation for Scientific Discourse through Common Definitions and Measurements, Carolyn Rebecca Block (Editor) of the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Volume 22: 45-74.