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Course

  • 61400 The Social Meaning of Race

Job experience

  • Director of Social Work Program, Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture

  • Council Member, Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council

  • Adjunct Faculty, DePaul University, Department of Sociology 

Fields of Special Interest

  • Law & Punishment

  • Intersection of Mental Health and the Criminal Legal System

  • Race & Ethnicity

  • Urban Poverty

  • Social Policy

 Publications or presentations

  • Epperson, M., Thompson, J.G., Kim, S., and Lurigio, A. (2017). Unpacking the Relationship between Probationers with Serious Mental Illness and Probation Officers. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 56(3): 188-216

  • Epperson, M., Canada, K., Thompson, J.G., and Lurigio, A. (2014). Walking the Line: Specialized and Standard Probation Officer Perspectives on Supervising Probationers with Serious Mental Illnesses. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 37(5): 473-483.

  • Thompson, J. and Epperson, M.W. (2016, January). Paper: Exploring Illness Experiences in a Mental Health Court: Crime, Meds, and Neurochemical Selves. Society for Social Work and Research 20th Annual Conference, Washington D.C.

  • Thompson, J., Epperson, M.W., and Lurigio, A.J. (2015, January). Paper: Examining the Relationship between Probation Officers and Probationers with Serious Mental Illnesses in Specialized Probation Interventions. Society for Social Work and Research 19th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.    

        

     

     

     

     

     

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Kyle Bullock, AM '16

"Without scholarship support, I would not have been able to attend the University of Chicago. I promise, one day, to be in a position so I can help more students fulfill their dreams."