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Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Dept. 3197 | A&S Building, Room 208

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2988

Email: sociology@uwyo.edu

College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology Program


Malcolm Holmes

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Professor (on sabbatical)

mholmes@uwyo.edu
307-766-2988 | AS 205

Academic Credits

1982, Ph.D. Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
1976, M.A. Sociology, University of Texas at El Paso
1974, B.A. with High Honors, Sociology, University of Texas at El Paso

Academic Positions

University of Wyoming, Professor of Sociology

Classes Taught

  • Deviant Behavior
  • Self and Society
  • Sociological Principles
  • Sociology of Law
  • Sociological Theory

Research Interests

  • Race, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Police Violence
  • Deviance and Social Control
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Racial Threat Theory
  • Social Psychology

Research Experience

Over the course of his career, Dr. Holmes has engaged in several large research projects concerning racial and ethnic inequalities in the administration of justice. His recent research focuses primarily on police violence in minority communities, which involves both empirical and theoretical analyses of the problem. His publications include a book on Race and Police Brutality, numerous articles in journals such as Criminology, Crime & Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Social Forces, Social Problems and The Sociological Quarterly, as well as several book chapters. Currently, he is conducting a study of police-citizen relations in the U.S.-Mexico border region.

 

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Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Dept. 3197 | A&S Building, Room 208

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2988

Email: sociology@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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