Criminal Justice
       Heidi S. Bonner, Ph.D.

Heidi S. Bonner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Criminal Justice
College of Human Ecology
East Carolina University
Rivers 240
Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

Dr. Bonner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, at East Carolina University. She is a graduate of the University at Albany, SUNY and also holds M.S., M.A. and B.A. degrees in Criminal Justice. Her research focuses on the administration of the criminal justice process, with a particular emphasis on police decision making and the effects of policies and programs on police operations. Prior to joining the ECU faculty, Dr. Bonner was an analyst at the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services where she evaluated the effects of the 2009 Rockefeller Drug Law Reform. She has served as a Senior Analyst at the John F. Finn Institute for Public Safety (Albany, NY) and presently works with them on an NIJ-funded project which measures procedural fairness and its incorporation into police accountability systems.
Select Publications:
  • Articles:
    McLean, Sarah J., Robert E. Worden, MoonSun Kim, Tara L. Garmley, and Heidi S. Bonner (2010). Operation Safe Corridor: An Outcome Evaluation. Criminal Justice Policy Review 21(3): 363-380.

  • Other Publications:
    Worden, Robert E. and Heidi S. Bonner. (2006). Differential Police Response in Jack R. Greene, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Police Science. New York: Routledge. 402-404.    
Courses Taught- (Partial List):

JUST 1000- Introduction to Criminal Justice
JUST 3004- Crime and Criminality
JUST 3012- Police Operations
JUST 4005- Organized Crime
JUST 4300- Criminal Justice Administration and Management

Research Interests:

Judgment and decision making, law enforcement policy and practice, evaluation of criminal justice policies and programs, police accountability systems.

Teaching Interests:

Law enforcement, criminal justice administration, organized crime, courts, criminal law, criminal procedure, research methods.

Curriculum Vitae:

Heidi S. Bonner

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