Faculty - Associate Professor of Criminology
Popular Culture and Crime, Ethics, Communities and Crime, Crime Theory, Inequality and Crime
2003 Ph.D., Sociology, Western Michigan University; 1998 M.A., Sociology, Colorado State University; 1996 B.A., Sociology, College of St. Benedict
Testing systemic social disorganization theory and the factors that mediate its effect on crime at the neighborhood level. Perception and construction of criminal justice ethics. Popular culture and crime, particularly the portrayal of juvenile delinquents, as well as the characteristics and relationships among "leading" characters in crime
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle M. 2013. “Myth versus Reality: Comparing the Depiction of Juvenile
Delinquency in Small Town Newspapers with Arrest Data.” Sociological Inquiry, DOI: 10.1111/soin.12006 (Published online in Early View).
+Schotter, Casey James and Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn. (In Press). The I-35W Bridge Collapse:
Crimes of Commission and Omission Resulting from the Confluence of State Processes and Political-Economic Conditions. Forthcoming, Critical Criminology
+Koeppel, Maria D.H., Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, and Kristen Mack. 2013. “Cross-National Homicide: A Review and Analysis of the Literature.” Forthcoming, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice.
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle M. 2011. “Comparing Large and Small Metropolitan Newspaper Coverage of Delinquency with Arrest Data: Differential Coverage or More of the Same?” Criminal Justice Students: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, 24(3):275-296.
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle and Susan M. Carlson. 2011. “An Analysis of the Mediating Effects of Social Relations and Controls on Neighborhood Crime Victimization.” Western Criminology Review, 12(1):15-34.
Rader, Nicole E. and Gayle M. Rhineberger-Dunn. 2010. “Portraying Violence against Women in Television Crime Dramas.” Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 17(1):231-263.
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle and Susan M. Carlson. 2009. "Confirmatory Factor Analyses of Collective Efficacy and Police Satisfaction: A Research Note." Journal of Crime and Justice, Forthcoming.
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle, Nicole Rader, and Kevin D. Williams. 2008. "Constructing Juvenile Delinquency through Crime Drama: A Historical Analysis of Law & Order." Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture 15(1): 94-116.
Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle M. and Megan C. Mullins. 2008. " Exploring Academic Discourse on Criminal Justice Ethics: Where are We?" Journal of Crime and Justice 31(1):81-111.
Rhineberger, Gayle. 2006. "Research Methods and Research Ethics Coverage in Criminology and Criminal Justice Textbooks." Journal of Criminal Justice Education 17(2): 279-296.
Rhineberger, Gayle M., David J. Hartmann, and Thomas L. Van Valey. 2005. "Triangulated Research Designs- A Justification?" Journal of Applied Sociology 22(1):56-66.
Hartmann, David J. and Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn. "Issues in Criminal Justice Evaluation: Evaluating Michigan's Drug Courts." Book Chapter in Doing Sociology. Eds. Jammie Price, Jeff Breese and Roger Strauss. Forthcoming, 2009.
Hartmann, David J., Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, and Thomas L. Van Valey. 2007. "A Comment on Boeri's Iterative Triangulation." Journal of Applied Social Science 1(1):49-51.