1 Curriculum Vitae ANNE B. CROSS 1010 Mount Curve Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota Telephone: (612) EDUCATION Ph.D. Yale University, 2000 B.A. University of Minnesota, summa cum laude, 1992 POSITIONS Full Professor, Metropolitan State University, Fall 2013-present Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University, Fall Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Lecturer, Yale University, 2001 AWARDED EXTERNALLY-SPONSORED FUNDING Juvenile Accountability Block Grant, State of Minnesota. Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, Disproportionate Minority Confinement. Project title: The Police Input Project. Principal Investigator, ($26,960). National Science Foundation, DUI CCLI A&I. Project Title: Adventures in Sociology: Adapting, Implementing and Disseminating Data Analysis Exercises, Principal Investigator, ($92,000). REFEREED RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS Anne Cross The Practice of Sociology. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, vol. 2, no. 3, 2011: Anne Cross Criminal Justice: Comparative, in International Encyclopedia of Public Policy Governance in a Global Age, vol. 4: Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance, edited by Philip Anthony O Hara. GPERU: Perth, pp Peter Burkholder and Anne Cross. Video Killed the Term Paper Star? Two Views. Academic Commons, January 2009: Anne Cross Science and the Sacred in UFO Research, in Alien Worlds: Social and Religious Dimensions of UFO Phenomena, edited by Diana Tuminia and James Lewis. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University. Anne Cross. Assessment Strategies for Data Analysis and Research Assignments: Using Embedded Assessments and Self-Assessments of Learning Gains to Measure Learning and Improve
2 Teaching Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Evidence of Student Learning. Atlanta, Georgia. March 17, Anne Cross Policing and Diversity: Mass Media Coverage of Law Enforcement and New Immigrant Communities in the Twin Cities, in Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference on the Small City: Managing Local Government in Times Unrelenting Pressure, vol. XV, edited by Robert P. Wolensky and Edward J. Miller. Steven s Point, Wis.: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Center for the Small City. Anne Cross The Flexibility of Scientific Rhetoric: A Case Study of UFO Researchers. Qualitative Sociology 27: Michael Rowe, Bret Kloos, Matt Chinman, Larry Davidson, and Anne Boyle Cross Homelessness, Mental Illness, and Citizenship. Social Policy and Administration. Spring. PROFESSIONALLY ORIENTED PUBLICATIONS Anne Cross The Value of Continued Higher Education for Police Leaders: Uniting the Thin Blue Line and the Ivory Tower. Minnesota Police Chief, Winter Anne Cross, Michael Friedman, Julian Johnson, and Michael Weinbeck Taser Policy and Training Recommendations. Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority, City of Minneapolis. [www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/cra/docs/cra_taserrecommendations.pdf.] Anne Cross Issues Surrounding the Use of Police K-9s: A Primer for Members of the Minneapolis Civilian Review Board, Minneapolis Civilian Review Board, City of Minneapolis. RECENT REFEREED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS Anne Cross. Homelessness, Citizenship, and Victimization. Presentation to be delivered at the Annual Meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Reno, Nevada, March 21 24, Anne Cross. Building Active Citizenship in and Beyond the College Classroom: Blogging for Diversity and Social Justice. Social Media: Revolution and Evolution in Modern Society Session, presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment, San Antonio, Texas, June 9, Anne Cross. Using and Making Graphic Narratives in the College Classroom. Digital presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Human and Social Sciences, Tirana, Albania, March 23, Peter Burkholder and Anne Cross. Learning Through Digital Storytelling: Interdisciplinary Findings. Presented at the NJEDge Faculty Showcase, Best Practices Showcase, Florham, New Jersey, March 13, RECENT INVITED PRESENTATIONS Anne Cross and Bob Ingrassia, Copresenters, Reporting on Police Emergencies. School of
3 Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Minnesota News Writing and Reporting Seminar. October 14, Anne Cross. Presenter, Managing Motherhood and Academia. Spring Women s Studies Forum, University of Wisconsin-Stout s Women s Studies Panel. March 5, Anne Cross and Lee Reid, Copresenters, Civilian Review in Minneapolis with Implications for Minneapolis Youth, Avenues for Homeless Youth. Minneapolis, May 9, WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED Anne Cross and Cynthia Siemsen (University of California, Chico). Preparing for a Successful Program Review (sponsored by the ASA s Departmental Resources Group). Professional workshop at the Annual Meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Reno, Nevada, March 21 24, Anne Cross and Susan Hilal. Using Crime and Victimization Statistics in Introductory Courses. Professional workshop at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York, August 13, Anne Cross. Wired for What? Promoting Rigor in a Technological Teaching Environment, Professional workshop at Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, February 12, PROPOSAL EVALUATION Proposal Evaluator, Engaged Campus Initiatives and Civic-Minded Culture, section for the 16th Annual Continuums of Service Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 24 26, Proposal Evaluator / Advisory Panel Member, the Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy, Washington, DC, Proposal Evaluator / Selection Committee Member, Community Action Research Initiative Grant (CARI), Selection Panel Member, American Sociological Association s Congressional Fellowship, APPLIED AND COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH WATCH, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Court Monitoring). Member, Board of Directors, 2012 Present; Executive and Development Committees, 2012 Present; WATCH Gala cohost, December 2012; classroom partnerships and internship placements since WATCH analyzes data collected in over 5,000 hearings monitored each year in Hennepin County; publishes findings and reports; and engages in interagency cooperation to improve laws, policies, and practices. WATCH has initiated significant policy changes including improvements in court security and the development of specialized probation supervision for domestic violence offenders. A national leader in community-based court monitoring, WATCH trains court monitoring groups across the United States with manuals, site visits, and web-based training programs.
4 Center for Homicide Research (CHR) St. Paul, Minnesota. Member, Board of Directors, Present; Executive Committee (Vice-Chair), ; Gala cohost, October 2011; Classroom partnerships and student internship placements since The Center for Homicide Research facilitates greater knowledge and understanding of the unique nature of homicide with a special focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homicide--through empirical research, critical analysis, and effective community partnerships. The CHR has the most complete dataset on LGBT homicide in the nation. The CHR is active in homicide research groups nationally and has formed effective partnerships with law enforcement agencies across the United States. The Center for Homicide Research facilitates greater knowledge and understanding of the unique nature of homicide with a special focus on LGBT homicide--through empirical research, critical analysis, and effective community partnerships. The CHR has the most complete dataset on LGBT homicide in the nation. The CHR is active in homicide research groups nationally and has formed effective partnerships with law enforcement agencies across the United States. UNIVERSITY SERVICE A DMINISTRATIVE R OLES Internship Supervisor, School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University, ; 2011 Present Department Chair, School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University, Director of Women s Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Wisconsin- Stout, Project Coordinator, Conference on Homelessness and Mental Illness, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 1999 U N I V E R S I T Y C O M M I T T E E S A N D W O R K G R O U P S Art Exhibition Committee, ; Graduate Program Committee, Gender / Women s Studies Advisory Committee, ; Human Subjects Review Board, ; Multicultural Advisory Committee, A D H OC, D EP A R T M EN T A L, A N D T AS K G RO U P S ( M ETROPOLITAN S TATE U NIVERSITY) Gender Studies Program, Senior Capstone Workgroup, School of Law Enforcement, Percent for Art Selection Committee, University Advancement, School of Law Enforcement Representative, Annual Giving Campaign, ; School of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Capstone Curriculum Workgroup, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center Facilities Workgroup, Project SHINE (Elders in Immigration), faculty partner, ; School of Law Enforcement, Curriculum Committee, ;
5 Criminal Justice Graduate Program Committee, ; School of Law Enforcement, Human Subjects Review Coordinator of Criminal Justice capstone projects, School of Law Enforcement Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice Curriculum Workgroup, SERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINE Mentor, American Sociological Association s Departmental Resource Group s Mentors Program for Department Chairs and Leaders, Denver, August 17, 2012 Area editor, American Sociological Association s Peer Reviewed Digital Library, TRAILS (Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology), 2010 Present (Areas of Responsibility: Criminal Justice, Criminology / Delinquency, Deviant Behavior / Social Disorganization, Penology /Corrections and Social Control) Member and Consultant, American Sociological Association s Departmental Resource Group, 2003 Present State Representative (Minnesota), Advocates for High School Sociology, American Sociological Association, Member, Applied Research Advisory Committee, American Sociological Association, , NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE Executive Committee (Vice-Chair) Center for Homicide Research, St. Paul, Executive Committee (Secretary) WATCH, Minneapolis, Member, Board of Directors, Center for Homicide Research, St. Paul, 2009 Present Member, Board of Directors, WATCH, Minneapolis, 2012 Present POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS AND PUBLIC SERVICE Review Board Member (adjudicate allegations of police misconduct), Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority, Chair, Policy Committee, Minneapolis Civilian Review Board, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Volunteer, Minneapolis Storm Youth Hockey, 2009 Present Secretary, Minneapolis Pioneers, Babe Ruth-Cal Ripken AAA Youth Baseball, 2012 Present Fundraising Partner, MAD DADS of Minnesota, 2011 Present Event Cohost, The Driveway Tour s Neighborhood Production of the Adventures of Juan Bobo, Open Eye Theater, Minneapolis, June 27, 2011 Facilitator and Host, New Conversations, a program of Facing Race, an antiracism initiative of the St. Paul Foundation (since 2006) Honorary Committee Member, Ball in the Ball Park, Friends of the Basilica of St. Mary, Target Field, Minneapolis, May 7, 2011 Honorary Committee Member, A Monumental Party for a Monumental Building, Friends of the Basilica of St. Mary, Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis, May 15, 2010 Honorary Committee Member, Second Annual Basilica Ball and M Party, Friends of the Basilica of St. Mary, Emmanuel Masqueray Ball 2009, Old Milwaukee Depot, May 16, 2009
6 Outreach Volunteer, St. Vincent de Paul, Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, 2009 Present Member, Diversity Committee, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Victim Advocate and Liaison to Minneapolis City Attorney s Office, Council on Crime and Justice, Crime Victim Advocate, Council for Crime and Justice, Block Leader, Minneapolis Police Department Community Crime Prevention/SAFE, Participant, National Night Out, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Instructor, Minnesota Literacy Council, MASS MEDIA JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE Arts & Entertainment reporter, the Yale Daily News, New Haven, Connecticut, Interim Public Information Officer, Office of Public Information, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC, summer 1998 Reporter, The Albuquerque Tribune, summer 1997 Science Writing Fellow, National Association for the Advancement of Science, summer 1997 COURSES TAUGHT Citizenship and Community Involvement Community Building and Social Change Constitutional Law Criminal Justice Practicum Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice Introduction to Gender and Women s Studies Literature (and Methods) in Criminal Justice Research Seminar in Criminal Justice Senior Capstone in Criminal Justice Topics: Police K-9s Introductory Sociology Introduction to Women s Studies Social Problems Sociology of Science Social Theory Social Stratification (Assistantship) Deviance and Social Control (Assistantship) Public Culture (Assistantship) (University of Wisconsin-Stout) (University of Wisconsin-Stout) (University of Wisconsin-Stout) (University of Connecticut) COURSES DEVELOPED GNDR-220: Introduction to Gender and Women s Studies CJS-625: Community Building and Social Change CJS-382: Special Topics: Police K-9s: Training, Policies, and Critical Issues PROPRIETARY WEB-BASED RESOURCES Adventures in Sociology A curated, web-based source for teaching materials, creator and webmaster, [www.adventuresinsociology.net] Justice Reads A web-based resource for students to create and share reviews of books relevant for justice professionals, creator and webmaster, 2011 present [www.justicereads.net]
7 My College Comics A public forum for display of and discussion of student-made graphic narratives on topics related to justice, diversity, and public safety, creator and webmaster, 2011 present [www.mycollegecomics.com]