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Dr. Greg Gullion

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Greg Gullion

Associate Professor of Sociology‚ÄĆ and Criminal Justice, Department Chair
Polytechnic United Methodist Church 215

Education

  • B.Sc. Criminal Justice, East Texas State University (1996)
  • M.Sc. Sociology, Texas A&M UNiversity, Commerce (1997)
  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton (2005)

Research Interests/Scholastic Profile

Dr. Gullion's research focuses on international and domestic gangs. Specifically, he is interested in studying the connection between culture, demographic issues and "way of life" of gangsters throughout the world. Dr. Gullion is currently authoring the book, "Gangsters", which documents this form of criminal behavior across the international landscape.

Additionally, Dr. Gullion specializes in demographic transition areas including mortality, fertility, and migration. Dr. Gullion is currently working on, "Project Detroit", which entails a social science approach tp explaining the demise and current conditions of motor city.

Courses taught at Texas Wesleyan

  • CRJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 2316 Corrections and Community Supervision
  • CRJ 3310 White Collar/Corporate Crime
  • CRJ 3312 Juvenile Delinquency
  • CRJ 3320 Victimology
  • CRJ 3397 Social Science Statistics
  • CRJ 4313 Criminology
  • CRJ 4317 Forensic Sociology
  • CRJ 4394 Internship
  • SOC 2101 Forensic to the Field
  • SOC 2301 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 2390 Minority Groups
  • SOC 3321 Marriage & Family
  • SOC 3322 Family Violence
  • SOC 3325 Deviant Behavior
  • SOC 3340 Social Stratification
  • SOC 3397 Social Science Statistics
  • SOC 4320 Social Science Research Methods
  • SOC 4323 Population & Society
  • SOC 4332 Local Community
  • SOC 4394 Internship
  • SOC 4396 Social Theory
Publications

Greg Gullion, 2012 and 2013 “Journey to the Jamaican Posse Underworld”. Published as book chapter in  Voice in Sociology (1st edition) edited Edited by Cynthia T. Cook, Helen Brethauer-Gay, Amitra Wall, Jessica Smartt Gullion.

Greg Gullion and Jessica Gullion, 2011 “Popular Epidemiology and the Contemporary US Anti-vaccination Movement.”, Published as book chapter in Cultural Anthropology.

Jessica Gullion, Lisa Henry and Greg Gullion, 2008 “The Decision to Opt Out of Childhood Vaccination Mandates”, Public Health Nursing Journal Vol. 25, issue 5, start 401.

Gullion, Greg, 2007 “Empirical Test of Robert Agnew’s General Strain Theory”, Published Dissertation with Library of Congress.

Gullion, John Gregory, 1998. “Toward Measuring Authoritarianism, Control of Deviance, and Fundamentalism Among College Students”, Published Dissertation by Texas A&M University Press.

Presentations

2015.     “Somalian Piracy and Network Theory”. (ACJS) American Criminal Justice Society National Meeting, Orlando, Fl., March 3-7, 2015.

2015: “Nuts, Sluts and Perverts, Part VII: “Crime and Vice in the Downfall of Detroit”. To be presented at Texas Wesleyan University College Day, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2014.  “Nuts, Sluts and Perverts Part IV:  “H.H.Holmes: First Documented Serial Killer in America.”  Presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2014.  “Winnie Judd: Tiger Lady”: Mini documentary presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2013. Chairman of Criminological Theory section of (SSSA) Southwestern Sociological Association.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

2012.  Attended (ASA) American Sociological Association National Conference. Denver Colorado.

2012.  “Nuts, Sluts and Perverts Part III:  “Who was Jack the Ripper?”. Presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2011.     “Connection between the Romans and Modern Day Gangs: Omerta!”. Presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2011.  “Punishment as Public Entertainment”. Presented at Pacific Sociological Association Conference.  Portland, Oregon.

2011. “Nuts, Sluts and Perverts Part II: The Jamaican Posse Underworld”. Presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx.

2010. “Nuts, Sluts and Perverts Part 1: MS13”. Presented at Texas Wesleyan University Day Conference, Ft. Worth, Tx

2007.  “Updated Test of Robert Agnew’s General Strain Theory”. Presented at Southwestern Social Science Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2006.  “The Contemporary Antivaccination Movement in the US,” with Jessica Gullion. Southwestern Social Science Association Conference, San Antonio, 2007.

2006 “Conscientious Objectors and the Antivaccination Movement: Collaboration of Public Health and Anthropology,” with Jessica Gullion and Lisa Henry. American Anthropological Association, 105th Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.

2005. “Sociology and School Shooter Typologies”.  Research Forum Day. University of North Texas, Denton, Tx

2003. “An Empirical Test of Robert Agnew’s General Strain Theory for Explaining Juvenile Delinquency.” Paper presented at Southwestern Social Science Association annual meeting the SSSA in San Antonio, Texas.

2002. “Typologies and the Condition of Documented and Undocumented Hispanic Farm Laborers along the United States - Mexico Border.”  Paper presented at Southwestern Social Science Association annual meeting.  Fort Worth, Texas.

2001.  Organizer for 2001 Visual Sociology Session at the Southwestern Social Science Association annual meeting held in Fort Worth, Texas.

2000. Organizer for Sociology in the New Millennium Conference.  University of North Texas. Denton, Texas.

2000.  “Culture of surveillance in the Postmodern World.”  Paper presented at Southwestern Social Science Association annual meeting.  Galveston, Texas.

1999.  “Youth Violence and Eysnick’s Personality Theory,” with Dr. John Homan. Presented at the American Society for Criminology meeting. Fort Worth, Texas.

1997.  “The Trinity of Authoritarianism, Ideology, and Hate Groups.” Presented at the Sigma XI Research Day, Texas A&M Commerce.  Commerce, Texas.

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