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Elisa Toman

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Criminology, University of South Florida (2017)
  • M.S. Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida (2013)
  • B.A. Criminology, University of Miami (2012)


Office: C-209
Phone: (936) 294-3627

Areas of Expertise:
Theories of Formal Social Control, Incarceration, Criminal Sentencing, Gender


  • Cochran, J.C., Toman, E. L., Mears, D. P., & Bales, W. D. (2017). Solitary confinement as punishment: Examining in-prison sanctioning disparities. Justice Quarterly. Advanced online publication.
  • Cochran, J.C., Lynch, M. J., Toman, E. L., & Shields, R. T. (2016). Court sentencing patterns for environmental crimes: Is there a "green" gap in punishment. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Advanced online publication.
  • Toman, E. L., Cochran, J. C., Cochran, J. K., & Bales, W. D. (2015). The implications of sentence length for inmate adjustment to prison life. Journal of Criminal Justice 43(6), 510-521.

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