Faculty Profile for Dr. H Jaymi Michell Elsass

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Dr. H Jaymi Michell Elsass
Lecturer — School of Criminal Justice
HINE 117
phone: (512) 245-6594

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Developing new courses

Research Interests

Juvenile Justice
Fear of Crime
Moral Panics
Criminological Theory
Delinquency and Conformity
Media and Crime

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J. M., & Meredith, K. D. (2017). Mass shootings and the media: Why all events are not created equal. Journal of Crime & Justice. https://doi.org/10.1080/0735648X.2017.1284689
  • Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. M. (2016). Mass shootings: Media, myths, and realities. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
  • Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. M. (2016). The influence of media on public attitudes. In L. Wilson (Ed.), The Wiley handbook of the psychology of mass shootings. Oxford, UK: Wiley.
  • Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J. M., & McKenna, J. M. (2016). Faculty, staff, and students’ perceptions of the University’s emergency notification system and related training protocols. SUNY–Oswego’s Office of Emergency Management.
  • Elsass, H. J. M., McKenna, J. M., & Schildkraut, J. (2016). Rethinking crisis communications on campus: An evaluation of faculty and staff perceptions about emergency notification systems. Journal of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, 13(3), 329.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Chi Alpha National Honors Society Favorite Professor Award. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Choice Award of 2016 Outstanding Academic Title, American Library Association. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Professor of the Year, Non-Traditional Student Organization. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Paper Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Student Affairs Committee. 2014

Selected Service Activities

Round Rock Faculty Speaker Series Selection Committee
Representative for Texas State University Round Rock at the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Meetings
August 2017-Present
School of Criminal Justice
Reviewer / Referee
Justice Quarterly
Reviewer / Referee
Social Justice