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
Editorial Review Board Member
Women and Criminal Justice
Editorial Review Board Member
Crime and Delinquency
Public Policy Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Program Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences