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Sociology and Criminology & Law

Charles Frazier

Emeritus Professor



  • B.A., Sociology, Muskingum College, 1965
  • M.A., Sociology, Kent State University, 1967
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Southern Illinois University, 1973

 Areas of Interest

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Race and Gender
  • Evaluation Research
  • Criminology
  • Deviance
  • Criminological Theory
  • Reform Law




Selected Publications

  • “Get-Tough Juvenile Justice Reforms: Deep End Juvenile Justice or Transfer to Adult Court?” (with Donna M. Bishop and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce) THE ANNALS. Vol. 564 (July, 1999): 167-184.
  • “Juveniles in Criminal Court: Past and Current Research from Florida” (with Donna M. Bishop, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Amir Marvasti) Ouinnipiac Law Journal, Vol. 18. No. 3., 1999: 573-596.
  • “Consequences of Waiver” (with Donna M. Bishop) Chapter 7, pp. 227-276 in The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Waiver of Adolescents to the Criminal Court. Edited by Jeffery Fagan
    and Franklin R. Zimring. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
  • “Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 Reforms” (with Donna M. Bishop, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Jodi Lane and Henry George White) U.S. Department of Justice, OJJDP
    Fact Sheet #22. June, 2001.
  • “Adult Versus Juvenile Sanctions: Voices of Incarcerated Youths” (with Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Donna M. Bishop) Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 48, No. 3 (October), 2002:

Courses Taught:

  • Criminology
  • Deviance
  • Individual and Society
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Seminar on Research Problems in Deviance
  • Social Problems
  • Sociological Theory
  • Criminological Theory
  • Seminar in the Sociology of Deviance
  • Juvenile Justice

Other Information:

  • Member, Alpha Kappa Delta
  • Member, American Society of Criminology
  • Member, Pi Gamma Mu
  • Member, Southern Sociological Society

Phone: (352) 392-1025 ext. 215