- 61400 The Social Meaning of Race
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
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.