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Victor Palacios

Victor Palacios

Visiting Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology
Polytechnic United Methodist Church 220

Education

  • 2015: MS in Criminal Justice – The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley
  • 2013: MS in Sociology – The University of Texas-Pan American
  • 2011: BA in Sociology, Minors in Music & English – The University of Texas-Pan American

Research Interests/Scholastic Profile

The focus of my education is in Sociology, Specifically in Social Stratification, with a secondary area in Criminal Justice and Criminology. My research interests include Environmental Crime, Social Justice, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Family, Criminology, and Qualitative Research Methods.

Courses taught at Texas Wesleyan

  • CRJ 1301.02 – Intro To Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 3320 – Victimology
  • SOC 3325 – Deviant Behavior
  • SOC 3322 – Family Violence
Presentations
  • Palacios, V., 2013. “The Long-Term and Short-Term Effects of Bullying and its Origins.”  Presented at Seventh Annual Research Conference, University of Texas-Pan American, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Palacios, V., and Fant, L. 2018. Glitterbomb: Challenging Society's Notions of Ideal Beauty.” Presented at the Fourteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
  • Serial Killers & Criminology – Live & Learn Community Mentees UNT October 2016
  • Ethics in Research – Live & Learn Community Mentees UNT March 2017
  • Karl Marx – Live & Learn Community Mentees UNT March 2017
  • Before the Flood – Environmental Disaster! Live & Learn Community Mentees April 2017
  • Gender & Media Representation – Live & Learn Community Mentees September 2017
  • What is Gender – Live & Learn Community Mentees September 2017
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