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Radelet, Michael L

Professor Emerita/Emeritus


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research overview

  • I conduct research on the application of the death penalty.


  • Capital punishment


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courses taught

  • SOCY 1001 - Introduction to Sociology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Examines basic sociological ideas including social relations, social interaction, social structure, and social change. Examples are drawn from societies around the world.
  • SOCY 4014 - Criminology
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Examines the scientific study of types of criminal behavior and explanations for criminal behavior, with special attention to social factors affecting criminal behavior.
  • SOCY 4104 - The Death Penalty in America
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Examines the historical and international use of capital punishment, and then focuses on its use and status in the United States in this century, with a special look at Colorado. Critically examines the arguments for and against capital punishment. The inmates on death row and their families will be examined, as well as the needs of families of homicide victims.


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