Faculty Profile for Dr. Christine S Sellers

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Dr. Christine S Sellers
Professor — School of Criminal Justice & Criminology
HINE 108
phone: (512) 245-3344

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Wagers, S. M., Wareham, J., & Sellers, C. S. (2021). “Testing the Validity of an Internal Power Theory of Interpersonal Violence.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(15–16), 7223–7248. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519834092
  • Powers, R., Cochran, J., Maskaly, J., & Sellers, C. S. (2020). Social Learning Theory, Gender, and Intimate Partner Violent Victimization: A Structural Equations Approach. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(17–18), 3554–3580. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517710486
  • Wagers, S. M., Hamberger, L. K., & Sellers, C. S. (2020). Clarifying the Complex Roles of Power and Control in Advancing Theories of Intimate Partner Violence. In Handbook of Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan. New York: Springer.
  • Akers, R. L., Sellers, C. S., & Jennings, W. G. (2020). Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application, 8th edition. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Brewer, K., Cochran, J., Powers, R., & Sellers, C. S. (2019). “Intimate Partner Violence and the Capacity and Desire for Self-Control.” Deviant Behavior, 40(7), 753–777.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mentor of the Year, Student Affairs Committee, American Society of Criminology. 1995
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Incentive Program Award, University of South Florida. 1995
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Paper Competition, Southern Gerontological Society. 1986

Selected Grants

  • Sellers, Christine S (Principal). “Battering in Dating Relationships”, University of South Florida, $4226. (Funded: April 1994 - April 1995). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Graduate Advisor
MSCJ Executive Program
2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Women and Criminal Justice
2008-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Crime and Delinquency
2000-Present
Member
Public Policy Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2022-2025
Member
Program Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2022-2023