Last updated on: 8/3/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Karol Lucken, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor and Honors Coordinator in the Department of Criminal Justice at University of Central Florida
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 3, 2012

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor and Honors Coordinator, Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida, 1994-present
  • Participant, Restoration of Rights Summit: Offender Re-Entry, Florida Department of Corrections and Governor’s Office, 2008
  • Member, Scientific Review Committee, 12th Annual World Society of Victimology Conference, 2006
  • Speaker, Florida’s Sex Offender Civil Commitment Program, National Association of Sentencing Commissions Annual Conference, 2006
  • Task Force Member, Targeted Community Action Plan/Comprehensive Juvenile Strategic Plan, 9th Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 2003
  • University Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of the ACLU, 2003
  • Member, American Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Outstanding Book of the Year Award Committee, 2001
  • Member, Florida State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, 2001-2008
  • Mentor, American Society of Criminology Mentoring Program, 2000-2002
  • Member, Florida Department of Corrections Bioethics Committee, 1997-2000
  • Chair, Human Subject Review Board, Central Florida Reception Center, Florida Department of Corrections, 1997-1999
  • Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 1995-2002
  • Instructor, Criminology, Florida State University, 1993-1994
  • Legislative Intern, Corrections Committee, Florida House of Representatives, 1992-1993
  • Consultant, Louisiana Department of Corrections, 1991
Education:
  • PhD, Criminology, Florida State University, 1994
  • MS, Criminology, Florida State University, 1988
  • BS, Criminology, Florida State University, 1986
Other:
  • Probation Officer, Orange County Corrections Division, 1988-1900