1 Ward 1 Curriculum Vitae K yle C. Ward Present Position: Doctoral Candidate Department of Criminology Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA Education: Present Doctoral Student and currently a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Criminology. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA. Dissertation: Rural Jail Reentry: Perceptions of Offenders Needs and Challenges in Pennsylvania Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY. Degree awarded in May of Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Double Major in Criminal Justice. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. May Cum Laude. Criminal Justice Honors thesis: How Much Time is Enough: The Inequality of Ex-inmates in Society. Peer Reviewed A rticles: 2014 Cooper, J. A., White, M. D., Ward, K. C., Saunders, J., & Ragenella, A. J. (2014). Exploring the nexus of officer race/ethnicity, sex and job satisfaction: The case of the NYPD. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 15(2), Laguna, L., Linn, A., Ward, K., Rupslaukyte, R. (2010). An examination of authoritarian personality traits among police officers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 25, Book Chapter:
2 Ward Gerber, G. & Ward, K. (2011). Police Personality: Theoretical Issues and Research. In J. Kitaeff (Ed) The Handbook of Police Psychology. New York, NY: Routledge Academic. Conference Presentations: 2014 Ward, K. Perceptions of Offender Challenges Paper to be presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA Ward, K. Rural and Urban Crime Rates: A County Level Comparison of Contributing Factors presented at the Scholars Forum, Indiana, PA Ward, K. C. presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 2014 Ward, K. C. Effective Test Questions for Criminal Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 2013 Ward, K. C. What Works in Reentry? The Current Status of Evidence Based Crime Prevention in Prisoner Reentry Programming Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Stallings, R., Hawkings, P. & Assessing Target- Interventions (DMI). Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Holler, T., Ward, K., Stroup, B. Behind the Correctional Wall: The Difficulties Facing Incarcerated Parents and Their Counterparts Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Ward, K. Rural and Urban College Students' Perceptions of Released Offenders: Does Location Matter? Forum, Indiana, PA. Award: Graduate Scholars Forum Second Place Poster: College of Health and Human Services.
3 Ward Ward, K. presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX Ward, K. (Moderator), Kirschner, E., Stroup, B., Drummond, D., Bender, S 50 th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX Ward, K. Offender Reentry, Day Reporting Centers, and the Disconnection between Evidence-Based Practices and Policy Criminology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL Drummond, D., Hassey, J., Kirchner, E., Matz, A., Merken, S., Vassighi, C., Walker, R., Ward, K., & Woo, Y. (2012, March). Criminal Justice Programs: Historical Examples and Present A Panel Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators Annual Meeting, Altoona, PA Ward, K. Versus Authority Orientation: A Proposal Addressing A Longstanding Perceptio Sciences Annual Meeting, New York, NY Ivanoff, A. Galietta, M., Ward, K., Rosenfeld, B. (2010, July). Antisocial and Borderline Characteristics in Stalking Offenders. Paper presented at the First International Congress on Borderline Personality Disorder, Berlin, Germany Early, D., Cahall, J., Einzig, S., Turner-Corn, Z., Fineran, G., Fava, J., Kopelovich, S., Byars, K., Stimmel, M., Foellmi, M., Colombino, N., Ward, K. (2009). Project SHARP: Stopping Harassment and Relationship Problems. Poster presented at the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Annual Meeting, New York, NY. Principal Investigators: Michele Galietta, PhD., Barry Rosenfeld, PhD., Andre Ivanoff, PhD Ward, K. (2009, March). How Much Time is Enough? The Inequality of Ex-Convicts in Society. Poster presented at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Convention. Baltimore, MD. Award: Best Undergraduate Poster: Poster Session II
4 Ward Ward, K. DiMauro, J. & Hess, R. (2009, March). Driving Under the Influence: Characteristics of Offenders. Paper presented at The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. (Panel Chair) 2008 Ward, K., Rupslaukyte, R., Linn, A., & Laguna, L. (2008, April). Authoritarianism Traits in Police Recruits verses Experienced Officers. Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators Annual Conference. Altoona, PA Linn, A., Ward, K., Rupslaukyte, R., & Laguna, L. (2008, March). Negative Stereotypes of Police Officers: Contradictory Findings. Poster presented at Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA Rupslaukyte, R., Linn, A., Ward, K. & Laguna, L. (2008, March). The Effect of Experience and Stress on the Development of Maladaptive Coping Styles in Police Officers. Poster presented at Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA Ward, K. & Keith, A. (2008, April). Sex, Lies, and Gender Conformity. Poster presented at the Delaware Valley Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference. Chester, PA. Research Experience: May 2013 Present August 2012 May 2013 August May 2012 Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator: Reading for a Change Program: Pennsylvania Prison Society Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chapter: Work with the Indiana County Jail to record incarcerated parents reading books for their children. Books are mailed to the children along with an audio CD. A program evaluation is ongoing. Applied Research Lab: Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Graduate Assistant: Worked as a statistics consultant for IUP faculty, staff, students, and administrators who are engaged in research projects. Consulting includes use of statistical software, hypothesis formulation, study/instrument design, data collection/organization/analysis, interpretation of statistical results, and expertise in web-based data collection software program Qualtrics. Graduate Research Assistant: Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Assisted Dr. Alida Merlo with library and empirical research in the areas of Police Personality, Juvenile Intervention Outcomes, and Juvenile Victimization.
5 Ward 5 June 2010 June 2011 Sept June 2011 May 2010 June 2011 April 2010 May 2011 August 2009 June 2011 Prisoner Reentry Institute: New York, NY. Aided in the development in the What Works of successful programs in the reintegration of former offenders into society. Helped set up and facilitate Occasional Series on Prisoner Reentry and develop educational modules for practitioners in the field of reentry. Project SHARP: New York, NY. Anger Management Counselor treating stalking and harassment offenders. Assisted in data collection, entry, and analysis. Data Man, New York State Psychiatric Institute: New York, NY. Collected, entered, and validated data for a research project involving psychological and genetic components in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Data Analyst: Columbia University: New York, NY. Conducted data analysis for an Instrument validation study for Professor Andre Ivanoff. Research Assistant: John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Assisted professors Gwen Gerber, Michele Galietta, and Saul Kassin with professional research in the areas of Police Psychology, Stalking Offender Re-entry, and False Confessions. Teaching Experience: August 2013 Present Teaching Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Teaching CRIM 354, White Collar Crime, in the Department of Criminology. Advising Experience: August 2011 May 2012 Criminology Advising Center: Academic peer advisor for 1000 undergraduate criminology students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania August 2007 May 2009 Peer Mentor: Lebanon Valley College: Aided incoming freshmen in their transition into college through meetings, activities, and one on one support. Career Experience:
6 Ward 6 Fall 2008 Summer 2008 Summer 2007 State Correctional Institution: Camp Hill; Camp Hill, PA: Intern in Psychological Diagnostic and Classification Unit. Conducted psychological measures and interviews on inmates. Attended group therapy sessions and medication review board meetings. Northwestern Human Services: Philadelphia, PA: Intern with Administrative Services Unit. Aided in Internal Investigations, auditing, and incident reporting. Shadowed forensic case managers. East Division Crime Victim Services: Philadelphia, PA. Court Advocate. Worked with victims of violent crimes in North Philadelphia, providing aid in the courts Leadership and O rganizational Experience: 2011 Present Pennsylvania Prison Society; Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chapter: Active Member. President from Present Criminology Graduate Student Organization; Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Active Member Panel for Grade Appeals; Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Graduate Student Representative Graduate Student Assembly; Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Active Member University Senate; Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Graduate Student Representative Awards Committee; Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Graduate Student Representative Masters Student Research Group: John Jay College: Inducted member: Coordinated guest speaker lectures, informational sessions, and the annual Forensic Psychology Masters Research Conference Conference Director: First Annual Lebanon Valley College Social Science Undergraduate Conference, April 4, 2009: Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. Served as chair of conference committee,
7 Ward 7 wrote grant proposal, organized schedule, invited schools and found key-note speaker. Manuscript Reviewer Present Criminal Justice Policy Review (CJPR) 2014 Present Police Quarterly (PQ) Honors and Awards: 2013 Graduate Scholars Forum Second Place Poster: College of Health Perceptions of Released Offenders: Does Location Matter? April 3, 2013 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Inducted: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2012 Fellowship: Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies: $1, Certificate of Contribution to Commemorate Dedication to the iminal Justice Academic Year Outstanding Undergraduate Poster: Poster Session II. How Much Time is Enough: The Inequality of Ex-Inmates in Society. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. 2009, Baltimore, MD.