Meet Sean Maddan
Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Education: 2000 University of Arkansas, B.A.
2002 University of Arkansas, M.A.
2005 University of Nebraska, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Criminology
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Corrections
Career Specialties: Sean Maddan specializes in the advancement of criminological theory, refining both research methods and statistical applications, and applying these to different forms of criminality and the response of the criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) to crime in society.
Professional and Community Activities: Maddan is greatly involved in the criminological discipline. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and five encyclopedia entries over various criminal justice topics; five more articles are at some stage of publication today. The research he engages in is also presented at national conferences at least twice a year. He has also co-authored a textbook on statistics in criminal justice. Maddan has been involved in service to both his discipline and the community. He currently serves as the chair for the publications committee for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). In the past, he has consulted with police and correctional agencies to research areas of need. He has also served on the National Incident-Based Reporting System Implementation Steering Committee in Arkansas.