Joanne Moore

​Dr. Nation has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice from University of Maryland (College Park), a Masters in Applied Sociology from Old Dominion University and a Ph.D.  in Criminal Justice from University of Cincinnati. With over a decade and a half teaching in higher education, Dr. Nation was the 2009 ACJS Sage Teaching Award recipient.  In 2019, she received the North Carolina Criminal Justice Association Research Award. She has received several grants including a Bureau of Justice Assistance Smart Policing grant. Her book, Citizens’ Preferences About Police Work: An Argument for  Racial Variations, was published in 2011 by LFB Scholarly Publishing.  Currently, she is an evaluator on two National Science Foundation TIP grants.  Dr. Nation’s edited book The Political Economy of The Criminal Justice System is scheduled to be released later this year. She has also published in a number of peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Criminal Justice, International Journal of Law, Crime & Justice, International Journal for Innovation Education and Research and A Critical Journal of Crime, Law & Society. She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC) and North Carolina Criminal Justice Association.  Dr. Nation is also on the Editorial Board of Journal of Criminal Justice Education.