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Travis Franklin

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, Washington State University (2008)
  • M.A. Criminal Justice, Washington State University (2005)
  • B.A. Political Science Gonzaga University (2001)


Office: C-119
Phone: (936) 294-4907

Areas of Expertise:
Prison Violence, Fear of Crime, Sentencing Decisions, Prosecutorial Discretion, Quantitative Research Methods


  • Cavanaugh, M., & Franklin, T.W. (2012). Do DWI courts work? An empirical evaluation of a Texas DWI Court. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 51(4), 257-274.
  • Pratt, T.C., Gau, J.M. and Franklin, T.W. (2011). Key ideas in criminology and criminal justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
  • Franklin, T.W. (2011) Sentencing Native Americans in U.S. Federal Courts: An examination of Disparity. Justice Quarterly.
  • Franklin T. (2010). Community Influence on Prosecutorial Dismissals: A Multileve Analysis of Case- and Country- Level Factors. Journal of Criminal Justice. 38(4), 693-701.
  • Franklin, T.W. (2010). Social context and prosecutorial charging decisions: A multilevel analysis of case-and country-level factors. Journal of Criminal Justice, 38, 693-701.

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