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Megan Webb
Megan Webb

Biography: Megan earned her undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science, as well as her Master of Public Administration and Master of Science in Criminal Justice degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She entered the PhD program at UCR in Fall 2016, where she specializes in Criminology and Gender. Megan’s areas of research interest are drug use and identity, criminal decision making, and the framing of deviance and deviant behavior.

Recent Publications

Kerley, Kent, Megan Webb, and Hayden Griffin. 2018. “Examining the Nexus between Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse.” Deviant Behavior. Accepted in April 2018.

Webb, Megan, Jessica Deitzer, and Heith Copes. 2017. “Methamphetamine, Symbolic Boundaries, and Using Status.” Deviant Behavior 38 (12): 1393-1405.

Griffin, Hayden and Megan Webb. 2017. “The Scheduling of Kratom and Selective Use of Data.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 50(2): 114-120.

Woodward, Vanessa, Megan Webb, Hayden Griffin, and Heith Copes. 2016. “The Current State of Criminological Research in the United States: An Examination of Research Methodologies in Criminology/Criminal Justice Journals.” Journal of Criminal Justice Education 27 (3): 340-361.

Contact Info: mwebb005@ucr.edu


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