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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: Nelson, Randy B.

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications

Nelson, R., America’s Challenge: Where Do We Go From Here? Politic365. July, 11, 2017.

Baglivio, M; Wolff, K.; Epps, N.; Nelson, R.  Predicting Adverse Childhood Experiences: The importance of neighborhood context in youth trauma among delinquent youth, 2015 Crime and Delinquency. Sage Publication

Nelson, R. Black Males: An Endangered Species. Politic365. June 2013.

Dr. Nelson's Research Card

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Tags:  School of Liberal Arts  SOLA , School of Graduate Studies SGS ,  curefacultymentor2017

Randy B. Nelson, Ph.D


Department Chairperson and Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Program Coordinator,  Criminal Justice Administration Graduate Program


Office Location: Harrison Rhodes Hall/ School of Social Sciences Rm #409
Office Phone: 386-481-2734
Office Fax: 386-481-2701
Email Address:


  • Ph.D., Criminology, Florida State University, 1997

  • M.A.,  Criminology, University of South Florida, 1992

  • B.S., Sociology, Eckerd College, 1989

 Current research interest:

  • Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Disproportionate Minority Involvement and Contact within the Criminal/Juvenile  Justice Systems
  • Police and Community Relations
  • Community Policing