Dr. Boonstoppel joined the faculty of NDSU in 2014 and the Department of Political Science and Public Policy in 2020. Her research interests include continuity and change in offending among parents, crime policy, and the role of social institutions during the transition to adulthood. Current projects examine issues related to policing, maturation and crime, and the intersection of offender decision making and social support. Dr. Boonstoppel’s recent research is published in the Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology and The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology (Blokland and van der Geest, eds., 2017).
Problems & Policies in American Government
Applied Research Methods
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2014
M.A., University of Maryland, 2005
B.A., University of Maryland, 2002