Faculty Profile

Dawn Jeglum Bartusch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

College of Arts & Sciences, Rm. 333


Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin - Madison 1998
M.S. - University of Wisconsin - Madison 1989
B.A. - Valparaiso University 1987

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Justice System
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Criminological Theory
  • Crime and Inequality
  • Gender and Crime
  • Race, Crime and Public Policy
  • Systems of Social Stratification


  • The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries, , 2013  (With other members of the ELCA Criminal Justice Task Force, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Chicago.)
  • Racial Disparities in the American Criminal Justice System, Journal of Lutheran Ethics, available online at: http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Journal-of-Lutheran-Ethics/Articles.aspx, 2009 
  • Sampson, Robert J., and William Julius Wilson: Contextualized Subculture, Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory, Sage Publications, pp.812-815., 2011 
  • Legal Cynicism and (Subcultural?) Tolerance of Deviance: The Neighborhood Context of Racial Differences, Law and Society Review 32:777-804, 1998 
  • Is Age Important? Testing a General Versus a Developmental Theory of Antisocial Behavior, Criminology 35:13-48, 1997  (Donald R. Lynam, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Phil A Silva )
  • Gender, Reflected Appraisals, and Labeling: A Cross-Group Test of an Interactionist Theory of Delinquency , Social Forces 75:145-176, 1996  (Ross L. Matsueda)
  • Measuring Impulsivity and Examining Its relationship to Delinquency, Journal of Abnormal Psychology 103:192-205, 1994  (Jennifer L. White, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Avshalom Caspi)


  • Juvenile Delinquency: An Integrated Approach, 2nd edition
    - James W. Burfeind, Sudbury, MA Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2011
  • Juvenile Delinquency: An Integrated Approach, 1st edition
    - James W. Burfeind, Sudbury, MA Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2006