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Mary Evans

Mary Evans

Associate Professor

Criminology & Criminal Justice
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-3049
(970) 351-1527
Candelaria 2075C
Office Hours
M 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and W 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Campus Box 147
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Justice Policy, Re-entry, and Sex Offender Legislation

Publications/Creative Works

Ward, Kyle C., Andrew J. Thompson, Brian M. Iannacchione, and Mary K. Evans (forthcoming). Crime, Laws, and Legalization: Perceptions of Colorado Marijuana Dispensary Owners and Managers. Criminal Justice Policy Review. DOI: 10.1177/0887403417721606.

Evans, Mary K., Amy L. Anderson, and Pete Simi (forthcoming). An Examination of the Relationship Between Height and Delinquency. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. DOI 10.1007/s40865-017-0055-8.

McCartin, Lyda., Brian Iannacchione, and Mary K. Evans (forthcoming). Student Perceptions of a Required Information Literacy Course on their Success in Research and Writing Intensive Criminal Justice Courses. Journal of Academic Librarianship.

Woodward, Vanessa H., Mary K. Evans, and Miriam Brooks (2016). Social and Psychological Factors of Rural Youth Sexting: An Examination of Gender-Specific Models. Deviant Behavior, DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2016.1197020.

Evans, Mary K., Clinkinbeard, Samantha S., and Pete Simi (2015). Learning Disabilities and Delinquent Behaviors among Adolescents: An Examination of Comorbidity. Deviant Behavior 36(3), 200-220

Evans, Mary K., Robert Lytle, and Lisa L. Sample (2014). “Sex offender registration and community notification.” In Richard G. Wright (ed.) Sex Offender Laws: Failed Policies, New Directions. New York, NY: Springer Publishing (2nd Edition), 142-164.

Clinkinbeard, Samantha S., Simi, Pete, Evans, Mary K., and Amy L. Anderson (2011). Sleep and Delinquency: Does the Amount of Sleep Matter? Journal of Youth and Adolescence 40(7), 916-930

Sample, Lisa, L., Evans, Mary K., and Amy L. Anderson (2011). Sex Offender Community Notification Laws: Are Their Effects Symbolic or Instrumental in Nature? Criminal Justice Policy Review 22(1): 27-49

Evans, Mary K. (2011). “Sex Offender Registry.” In William J. Chambliss (ed.). Key Issues in Crime and Justice – Volume 3: Courts, Law and Justice: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 243-255

Honors and Awards

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