Faculty Profile for Dr. H Jaymi Michell Elsass

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Dr. H Jaymi Michell Elsass
Lecturer — School of Criminal Justice & Criminology
HINE 117
phone: (512) 245-6594

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Developing new courses

Research Interests

Juvenile Justice
Fear of Crime
Moral Panics
Criminological Theory
Delinquency and Conformity
Media and Crime

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. M. (2023). Can mass shootings be stopped? To address the problem, we must better understand the phenomenon. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
  • Schildkraut, J., Stafford, M. C., Elsass, H. J. M., & Sheingold, J. (2022). Understanding more than 50 years of mass public shootings as a function of routine activities. Homicide Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/10887679221083607
  • Elsass, H. J. M., Schildkraut, J., Haenfler, R., Klocke, B., Madfis, & Muschert, G. (2021). Moral Panic, Fear of Crime, and School Shootings: Does Location Matter? Sociological Inquiry, 91(2), 426–454.
  • Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J. M., & Meredith, K. D. (2017). Mass shootings and the media: Why all events are not created equal. Journal of Crime & Justice. https://doi.org/10.1080/0735648X.2017.1284689
  • Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. M. (2016). Mass shootings: Media, myths, and realities. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Chi Alpha National Honors Society Favorite Professor Award. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Chi Alpha National Honors Society Favorite Professor Award. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Choice Award of 2016 Outstanding Academic Title, American Library Association. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Professor of the Year, Non-Traditional Students Organization. 2016

Selected Grants

  • Schildkraut, J. (Principal), Elsass, H.J. (Supporting). Are mass shootings epidemic? Assessing moral panic among U.S. citizens, SUNY Oswego, Institutional (Higher Ed). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Organizer
Criminal Justice Recruiting Events
2023-Present
Organizer
Reorganizing, Clearning, Posting on all Hines Bulletin Boards
2023-Present
Member
Inaugural College of Applied Arts (CAA) Learning Community Committee
August 2023-Present
Organizer
CJ Career Exploration Series
August 2023-Present
Affiliate Scholar
Rockefeller Institute of Government Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium
June 2023-Present