Nelseta Walters-Jones, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor 

Ph.D. 2008, Juvenile Justice, Prairie View A&M University

M. S. 2002, Juvenile Forensic Psychology, Prairie View A&M University

B.S. 2000, Psychology (Sigma cum Laude), Prairie View A&M University

Dip. Teacher’s Education. 1985, College of Agriculture Science & Education, Jamaica, W.I.

Juvenile Justice, Juveniles in the Court, Child Abuse and Victimization, Public’s Perception and Attitude Towards the Court, Children and Families of Incarcerated Parents, Human Trafficking

Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Law, Psychology of Criminal Behavior, Minority Groups and the Criminal Justice Systems

Walters. N. (2013). Migrant Workers. In Linwood H. Cousins, Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, Sage Publications ISBN: 9781452287485 

Walters, N. (2013). Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation In Linwood H. Cousins Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, Sage Publication ISBN 9781452287485

Higgins, G., Scott, W., Mahoney, M., & Walters, N. (2009).  Race, Ethnicity and Experience: Modeling the public’s perceptions of justice, satisfaction, and attitude toward the courts. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 7 (4), 293 – 310.

Higgins, G., Scott, W., & Walters, N. (2009). Sex and Experience: Modeling the Public’s Perceptions of Justice, Satisfaction, and Attitude Toward The Courts. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 34, 28-40.

Camille G., Quarles, T., & Walters, N. (2007). Sexual abuse of minors in Jamaica: Understanding predator, prey, and citizenry. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 5 (2), 109-122.

Rodney, H. E., Tachia, R. & Walters, N. (2003) Factors influencing the disposition phase of

processing decision in the juvenile justice system.  The Texas Probation XIX (2), 9 – 1.

Book Chapter
Quarles, T; Walters-Jones, N. V. (2012).  Juveniles behind bars. In L Gideon, Special Need Offenders in Correctional Institutions, Sage Publication

American Society of Criminology

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

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