Faculty Profile for Dr. Donna Vandiver

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Dr. Donna Vandiver
Professor — School of Criminal Justice
Professor — College of Applied Arts
AG 300
phone: (512) 245-3333

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Vandiver, D. M., Braithwaite, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2018). An assessment of recidivism rates of female sexual offenders: Comparing recidivists and non-recidivists. American Journal of Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12103-018-9451-9
  • Letourneau, E. J., Shields, R. T., Nair, R., Kahn, G., Sandler, J. C., & Vandiver, D. (2018). Juvenile registration and notification policies fail to prevent first-time sexual offenses: An extension of findings of two new states. Criminal Justice Policy Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0887403418786783
  • Vandiver, D., Brailthwaite, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2017). Sex crimes and sex offenders:  Research and realities. New York: Routledge.
  • Bell Holleran, L. L., Vaughan, T. J., & Vandiver, D. (2017). Juror decision-making in death penalty sentencing when presented with a history of child abuse or neglect. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 34(6), 742–766.
  • Sandler, J. C., Letourneau, E. J., Vandiver, D., Shields, R. T., & Chaffin, M. (2017). Juvenile sexual crime reporting rates are not influenced by sex offender registration policies. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 23(2), 131–140.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Developmental Leave. 2014 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Applied Arts Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. August 25, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Applied Arts Service Award. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Applied Arts Service Award. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Appreciation Certificate, Red Tassel Mortar Board. October 2006

Selected Grants

  • Vandiver, D. M. (Principal), Braithwaite, J. (Co-Principal). Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant, Illinois State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $1500. (Funded: June 2007). Grant.
  • Vandiver, D (Principal), Walsh, J. (Co-Principal), Grotts, C. (Co-Principal). Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant, Illinois State University, $4500. (Funded: 2006). Grant.
  • Walsh, J. (Principal), Vandiver, D. M. (Co-Principal). Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant, Illinois State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $2000. (Funded: 2005). Grant.
  • Letourneau, E. J., Chaffin, M. J., Vandiver, D. M.. Juvenile registration and notification policy effects: A multistate evaluation project, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, $490000. (Funded: 2013 - 2016). Grant.
  • Stafford, M. (Principal), Vandiver, D. M. (Co-Principal). Distinguishing child sexual abusers from non-abusers: A comparison of 100 known abusers to 100 college students, Research Enhancement Program. Texas State University, San Marcos., Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Funded: 2008 - 2009). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Graduate College Research Support Fellowship Committee
2018-Present
Member
Research Strategic Plan Executive Committee
2018-Present
Member
September 2018-Present
Member
Council of Funded Research
February 2018-Present
Member
Financial Aid Advisory, Appeals, and Scholarship Committee
2015-Present