Shannon BartonShannon M. Barton, Ph.D. 

Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

2000                 Ph.D.   Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio;

1992                 M.S.     Corrections and Juvenile Services, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky. 

1991                 B.A.     Criminal Justice, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky.

AREAS OF INTEREST:      

School Violence, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, Correctional Programming, Correctional Officer Job Satisfaction, Court Improvement, Intermediate Sanctions, Gangs, and Homicides.

COURSES TAUGHT:          

Undergraduate: Criminal Justice Systems, Criminology, Community Based Corrections, Correctional Institutions (distance education), Juvenile Delinquency, Dynamics of Crime and Delinquency, Research Methods (on-campus & distance education)

Graduate:  Research Methods (on-campus & distance education), Criminological Theories (on-campus & distance education), Correctional Counseling (distance education), Group Counseling (distance education), Correctional Management (distance education)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Journal Articles Since Coming to ISU:

Phillip C. Shon and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2015). The assumption of rational choice theory in Alfred Adler's theory of crime: Unraveling and reconciling the contradiction in Adlerian theory through synthesis and critique. Submitted to Aggression and Violent Behavior on January 27, 2015. Accepted for publication on July 8, 2015.

Shannon Barton-Bellessa, Phillip C. Shon, & Jihee Lee (2015). What are we teaching our students in introductory criminology textbooks? Ignorance, misattributions, and errors about the psychological theory of Alfred Adler. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 71(1), 34-57.

Eric G. Lambert, Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, and Nancy L. Hogan (2015). The consequence of emotional burnout among correctional staff. SAGE Open, April-June, 1-15. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015590444

Nancy L. Hogan, Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, and Eric G. Lambert (2015). Forced to CHANGE: Staff and Inmate Perceptions of Involuntary Treatment and Its Effects. [Electronic Version]. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 11(1), 19-39.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, Brian R. Johnson, Phillip C. Shon, and Corey W. Austin (2014). An Exploratory Study of School Crime and Rural Teacher and Staff Victimization: A Research Note. Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies, 14, 9-21.

Brian R. Johnson and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2014). Consequences of School Violence: Personal Coping and Protection Measures by School Personnel in their Personal Lives. Deviant Behavior, 35, 513-533.

Eric G. Lambert, Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, and Nancy L. Hogan (2014). Do Good Soldiers Support Rehabilitation? The association between correctional orientation and organizational citizenship behaviors among correctional staff. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 58(8) 953–974.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, Nancy L. Hogan, and Eric G. Lambert (2013). Does Involuntary Treatment Work? A View from the Staff and Inmates. Corrections Today, 75(3), 49-54.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, Kelly Cheeseman Dial, and Shannon Barton-Bellessa (2013). The Relationship between Job Stressors and Job Involvement among Correctional Staff: A Test of the Job Demands Model. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 52(1), 19-38. doi: 10.1111/hojo.12002

Nancy Hogan, Eric Lambert, and Shannon Barton-Bellessa (2012). Evaluation of CHANGE: An Involuntary Cognitive Program for High-Risk Inmates. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 51(6), 370-388. doi: 10.1080/10509674.2012.664254

Phillip C. Shon and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa. (2012) Pre-Offense Characteristics of Nineteenth-Century American Parricide Offenders: An Archival Exploration. Journal of Criminal Psychology. 2(1), 51-66. doi: 10.1108/20093821211210495

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, Shannon Barton-Bellessa, and Shanhe Jiang. (2012). Examining the Relationship between Supervisor Trust and Management Trust and Job Burnout among Correctional Staff. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 20(10), 1-20. doi: 10.1177/0093854812439192

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy L. Hogan , Kelly Cheeseman Dial, Irshad Altheimerd, and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2012) Examining the effects of stressors on organizational citizenship behaviors among private correctional staff: A preliminary study. Security Journal, 25(2), 152-172.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, and Shannon Barton-Bellessa. (2011). The Association between Perceptions of Distributive Justice and Procedural Justice with Support of Treatment and Support of Punishment among Correctional Staff. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 50(4), 202-220.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, Irshad Altheimer, and Shannon Barton-Bellessa. (2011). Correlates of Correctional Orientation in a Treatment Orientated Prison: A Partial Test of the Person-Environment Fit Theory. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38(5), 453-470.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, and Shannon Barton (2009).  The Impact of Job Stress, Job Involvement, Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment on Correctional Staff Support for Rehabilitation and Punishment.  A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, 22(2), 109-122.

Shannon M. Barton and Sudipto Roy (2008).  Convicted Drunk Drivers in an Electronic Monitoring Program:  An Exploratory Study.  International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 3(1), 28-43.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, Shannon Barton, Shanhe Jiang, and David Baker.  (2008).  The Impact of Punishment and Rehabilitation Views on Organizational Commitment Among Correctional Staff: A Preliminary Study. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 33 (1), 85-98

Sudipto Roy and Shannon Barton (2007). Convicted drunk drivers in electronic monitoring home detention and day reporting center:  A comparison.  Criminology & Social Integration, 14(2), 39-49.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, Shannon Barton, Shanhe Jiang, Lois Ventura, and Terry Nerbonne.  (2007). The Impact of Officer and Agency Characteristics on the Likelihood of Arrest in Domestic Violence Situations among Rural Law Enforcement Officers.  Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 22(2), 91-101.

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy L. Hogan, Terry Nerbonne, Shannon Barton, Phillip L. Watson, Jack Buss, and Janet Lambert (2007)  Differences in Forensic Science Views and Needs of Law Enforcement:  A Survey of Michigan Law Enforcement Agencies.  Police Practice & Research an International Journal, 8(5), 415-430. 

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy L. Hogan, Shannon Barton, and Michael T. Stevenson (2007).  An evaluation of CHANGE, a Pilot prison cognitive treatment program.   Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, 5(1), 1-18.

Carlos Ponce, C. Gabrielle Salfati, Shannon M. Barton, and Phillip C. Shon (2007).  Homicide solvability factors in El Salvador:  An initial exploration.  Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 7(1), 137-158.

Sudipto Roy and Shannon Barton (2006).  Convicted Drunk Drivers in Electronic Monitoring Home Detention and Day Reporting Centers.  Federal Probation, June, 49-55.

Shannon Barton and Sudipto Roy (2005).  Convicted Drunk Drivers in a Day Reporting Center Program.  Criminology and Social Integration, 13(1), 1-9.

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy Lynne Hogan, and Shannon M. Barton (2004).  The Nature of Work-Family Conflict Among Correctional Staff:  An Exploratory Examination.  Criminal Justice Review, 29(1), 145-172.

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy Lynne Hogan, and Shannon M. Barton (2003).  Collegiate Academic Dishonesty Revisited:  What Have They Done, How Often Have They Done It, Who Does It, and Why Did They Do It?  Electronic Journal of Sociology, 7, Article 4.  Retrieved on January 30, 2004, from http://www.sociology.org/content/vol7.4/lambert_etal.html

Eric Lambert, Terry Nerbonne, Phillip L. Watson, Jack Buss, Alan Clarke, Nancy Hogan, Shannon Barton, and Janet Lambert (2003).  The Forensic Science Needs of Law Enforcement Applicants And Recruits: A Survey Of Michigan Law Enforcement Agencies.   Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 14(1), 67-81.

Eric G. Lambert, Nancy Lynne Hogan, and Shannon M. Barton (2002).  The Impact of Work-Family Conflict on Correctional Staff Job Satisfaction:  An Exploratory Study.  American Journal of Criminal Justice, 27 (1), 35-51.

Liqun Cao, Francis T. Cullen, Shannon M. Barton, and Kristie Blevins (2002).  The public's willingness to shoot: Attitudes toward defensive gun use.  American Journal of Criminal Justice, 27 (1), 85-105. 

Eric Lambert, Nancy Lynne Hogan, Shannon M. Barton, and Alan Clarke (2002).  The Impact of Instrumental Communication on Correctional Staff.  Justice Professional, 15(2):  1-13.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, and Shannon Barton, (April, 2002). Satisfied Correctional Staff:  A Review of the Literature on the Antecedents and Consequences of Correctional Staff Job Satisfaction.  Journal of Criminal Justice and Behavior, 29(2): 115-143.

Eric Lambert, Nancy Lynne Hogan and Shannon M. Barton (March, 2002).  Building Commitment Among Correctional Staff.  Corrections Compendium, 27(3): 1-28.

Contributions to Edited Volumes:

Rex E. Hammond and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2014). Victim rights and restitution in sentencing. In B. Arrigo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of criminal justice ethics. (Vol. 21, pp. 980-984). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452274102.n356

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa and Steven C. Flowers (2014). Child abuse and neglect. In B. Arrigo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of criminal justice ethics. (Vol. 3, pp. 85-91). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452274102.n32

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa and Jordan F. Isaacs (2014). Electronic monitoring devices. In B. Arrigo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of criminal justice ethics. (Vol. 5, pp. 328-331). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452274102.n117

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2014). Prenatal Influences and Crime (pp. 1-6). In J. Mitchell Miller (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781118517390.wbetc196 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118517390

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2014). Brockway, Zebulon (pp. 1-7). In J. Mitchell Miller (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781118517390.wbetc131 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118517390

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa and JiHee Lee (2012). Attitudes and Myths About Punishment (pp. 9-13), in Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Community Corrections. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa and John R. Turner (2012). Firearms and Community Corrections Personnel (pp. 173-175), in Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Community Corrections. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Michael D. Royster, Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, and William Mackey (2012). Benefit of Clergy (pp. 23-24), in Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Community Corrections. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2010).  August, Aichorn: Wayward Youth, in Francis Cullen and Pamela Wilcox, Eds., Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2010).  Briar, Scott and Irving Piliavin: Delinquency, Commitment, and Stake in Conformity, in Francis Cullen and Pamela Wilcox, Eds. Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Books:

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (Ed.) (2012). Encyclopedia of Community Corrections. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa & Robert D. Hanser (2012). Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader. SAGE BOOK SERIES. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (2011). Student Study Guide, Criminal Justice Essentials: 9th Edition. Hoboken, NJ:Wiley-Blackwell.

James Houston and Shannon M. Barton (2005).  Juvenile Justice:  Theory, Systems, and Organization. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

James Houston and Shannon M. Barton (2005). Instructor’s Manual, Juvenile Justice: Theory, Systems, and Organization. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Editorships:

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, Executive Editor (2012). Community Corrections Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

SELECTED GRANTS AND CONTRACTS:

Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (January, 2006-September, 2006).  “Improving homicide case solvability:  A structural examination of crime scene behavior.”  Indiana State University Promising Scholars Program.  Award Amount=$9,588.

Shannon M. Barton (co-evaluator), Nancy Hogan (principal investigator), and Eric Lambert (December, 1999 to May, 2001).  “Evaluation of the CHANGE program and its impact on inmates and staff at the Michigan Reformatory.”  National Institute of Justice.  Award Amount = $49,013

Shannon M. Barton (contracted evaluator) David Borth (Project Director, Big Rapids, MI Public Schools).  (August 24, 1999 to September 30, 2002).  “SAFE 2000-21st Century Community Learning Centers”, U.S. Department of Education, Contracted as external evaluator through Michigan Center for Prevention of Violence in Schools, Ferris State University.  Contract Award Amount = $55,488  (total grant award = $3,547,676).

Shannon M. Barton (principle investigator) (October 1, 1999 to September 30, 2000) “Ferris State University/Grand Rapids Community College 1999-2000 Michigan College/University Partnership (MICUP) Program.”  State of Michigan Department of Education. Award Amount = $55,326

Dr. Shannon M. Barton; HH240; (812) 237-8332;  shannon.barton@indstate.edu