Spring 2011Dr. Martha Shockey-Eckles, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminal Justice, was selected as the Spring 2011 speaker. Dr. Shockey-Eckles spoke on Monday, April 18, 2011.
Dr. Shockey-Eckles received her B.A. from St. Ambrose University, her M.A. from the University of Iowa, and her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Dr. Shockey-Eckles teaches a variety of courses, with her primary emphasis focusing on classes included in the Criminal Justice curriculum. As the policing expert in the department she assumed full responsibility for teaching all Law Enforcement courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and developed and taught the undergraduate Capstone course. Her research interests include interaction styles adopted by members of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and their effects on local crime, police-media relations, inter-generational violence in St. Louis, and gender effects in the Criminal Justice system.
Dr. Martha Schockey-Eckles Last Lecture, Spring 2011