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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Office

Dyson 316

Email

Addrain.Conyers@marist.edu

Phone

(845) 575-3000, ext. 2074

Dr. Addrain Conyers

Associate Professor & Chair of Criminal Justice and Director for Academic Diversity and Inclusion

Bio

Addrain Conyers is an Associate Professor & Chair of Criminal Justice and Director for Academic Diversity and Inclusion at Marist College. He holds a doctorate in sociology. His teaching and research interests center on criminology, deviant behavior, corrections, social psychology, and race relations. He has authored and edited numerous articles, chapters, and readers in the areas of deviance and criminology, and is the recipient of multiple teaching and mentorship awards. Dr. Conyers is a member of several professional organizations, including the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) and Criminal Justice Educators Association of New York State (CJEANYS).

 


Education

PhD, Sociology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2007
MA, Sociology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2003
BA, Psychology and Sociology, Boston College, 2000


Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Criminology, Deviant Behavior, Corrections, Prisoner Reentry, and Race Relations
 

Selected Publications

Conyers, A. & Calhoun, T.C. forthcoming. Deviance today 2nd. Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.

Williams, S.A.S., Conyers, A., & Garcia, F. (2018). Practical Applications of Ecological Consultation in Higher Education: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Public Administration Quarterly, 42 (2), 183 – 212.

Conyers, A., & Calhoun, T. C. (2016). The Interactionist Approach to Deviance. In E. Goode (Ed.), Handbook of Deviance (pp. 259-276). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Williams, S.A.S., & Conyers, A. (2016). Race pedagogy: Faculty preparation matters. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 38, 1-17. Doi:10.1080/10841806.2016.1239396

Thio, A., Calhoun, T. C., & Conyers, A. (2013). Deviance today. Boston, MA: Pearson.


Awards and Honors

2018 SGA Faculty Member of the Year: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Marist College

2016 SGA Faculty Member of the Year: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Marist College

2015 SGA Faculty Member of the Year: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Marist College

2013 SGA Faculty Member of the Year: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Marist College

2011 Mentor of the Year: The McNair Program, SUNY Brockport

2006 Dissertation Research Award, Southern Illinois University Carbondale