Dr. Joshua Battin

Associate Professor and Department Chairman
Criminal Justice

 
Joshua Battin

Contact Info

Email: jbattin@mansfield.edu

Phone: (570) 662-4493

Office:
212 Pinecrest Manor
Mansfield University Campus

Office Hours

MWF 8:30-9:20am & 10:30-11:20am


Biography

Biography:

Dr. Battin joined Mansfield University in January 2011, teaching core classes in both criminal justice and criminology. His academic interests include criminological theory, evidence-based crime prevention, urban sprawl, community-based criminology & police organization/management. Dr. Battin recently published his research in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, Crime Prevention and Community Safety and authored the book Collective Efficacy Theory and Perceptions of Crime: Documenting Neighborhood Context Effects (2015).


Courses Taught:

CJA 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CJA 2200 Survey of Policing

CJA 2200 Survey of Policing (Online)

CJA 2225 Introduction to Criminology

CJA 2225 Introduction to Criminology (Online)

CJA 3262 Interviewing and Interrogation

CJA 3276 Criminology

CJA 3276 Criminology (Online)

CJA 3395 Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System

CJA 4425 Criminal Justice Ethics

CJA 4450 Internship

CJA 4453 Police Organization and Administration

CJA 4490 Senior Seminar

CJA 4496 Crime and Delinquency Prevention

CJA 4496 Crime and Delinquency Prevention (Online)

CJA 4496 Women & Crime

CJA 4496 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

CJA 4496 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (Online)

CJA 4497 Practicum


Educational Background

B.A., Criminal Justice, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania