Melissa Bemiller

Associate Professor

Melissa Bemiller

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

  • (706) 737-1710
  • AH N225

Education

  • Ph.D., Sociology University of Central Florida, 2013

  • MA, Sociology University of Central Florida, 2010

  • BS, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration University of Central Florida, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Dean’s Recognition for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research Funding Pamplin College, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CRJU 1103

    Introduction to Criminal Just.
  • CRJU 3332

    Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOCI 3332

    Juvenile Delinquency
  • PADM 6020

    GIS for Public Management

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Needs Based Assessment of Trauma Systems 2, is it ready for primetime? A natural experiment testing its reliability, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mass Shootings and Gender, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • The Murdering of Children, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • MAOA, Drug Selling, and Violent Victimization, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Fatal Factors for Preschoolers, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Academic Advising 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • MPA Program Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Criminal Justice Curriculum Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CJ Search Committee 2022 - 2022

    Role: Other
  • Preview Day 2017 - 2019

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Women and Gender Studies Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • CSSR 2021 - 2022

    Role: Mentor
  • Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity 2020 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • Center for Social Science Research 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Resilient Augusta 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Title IX Investigator 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Day of Service 2017 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • European Journal of Pediatrics 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Routledge Publishers 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Book
  • University of Central Florida Graduate Faculty Scholar 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of 2019 - Present

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • Child Fatality Review Prevention Subcommittee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Child Abuse Protocol Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Child Fatality Review Board 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Multidisciplinary Case Review Team 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Prevent Child Abuse Augusta 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member