Patrick Webb, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor of Criminal JusticeDepartment of Criminal Justice
- Boyer Building, Office A-006
B.S. – Criminal Justice
Lamar University, 1994
M.A. – Sociology
Prairie View A&M University, 1998
Ph.D. – Juvenile Justice
Prairie View A&M University, 2008
Schmalleger, F., Webb, P., & Marson, S. (2023). Statistics in Criminal Justice Today. Cognella Publishing. (Under contract)
Webb, P., Chinn, J., Williams, C., & Dennis, K. (2021). Technological Advocacy and Crime Reporting in an HBCU Setting: Addressing the Prospect of Legal Cynicism in the Ebony Tower. Journal of Black Studies, 53(2), 133-159.
Webb, P., Lyons, J. E., Patrick, L. B., Arkenberg, M. E., & Robinson, B. R. (2021). A Comparative Assessment of Darkness in the Ebony Tower: Perceptions of Campus Crimes in HBCU Settings. The Journal of Negro Education, 90(2), 236-249.
Webb, P., & Savard, D. (2021). Officer observations and disproportionate minority youth arrest: Origins, outcomes, and opportunities. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 19(2), 120-139.
Webb, P., Savard, D., & Delaney, A. (2020). The color of confinement: Examining youth exoneration decisions and the critical race theory. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 18(3), 206-237.
Webb, P., Frame, K., & Marshall, P. (2018). Correlates of campus crime: An exploration of minority attitudes at an HBCU. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 1-19.
Webb, P., Patrick, L. & S. Sulzer. (2018). Stigma and status at an HBCU: Perceptions of racial authenticity among racially underrepresented students in the South. Journal of Black Studies, 49(2), 171-186.
Webb, P. (2017). A potential case of linguistic prejudice: The expression of identity in ‘Black and White’. The Urban Review, 1-15.
Webb, P. (2016). Sabotaging success: Examining academic dis-identification among African American male adolescents. Race, Gender and Class, 23 (1/2), 172-182.
Webb, P. & C. Linn (2015). Acting white or acting right: An examination of racial identity among college students within an HBU. Journal of Black Studies, 47(2), 134-149.
Webb, P. (2011). The burden and blessings of corporal punishment. Mustang, OK., Tate Publishing.
Webb, P. (2010). Incapacitating the innocent: An investigation of legal and extralegal factors associated with the pre-adjudicatory detention of juveniles. Boca Raton, FL: Universal-Publishers.
Webb, P. (2010). Saying “yes” to no: A biblical approach to disagreement. Mustang, OK., Tate Publishing.
Webb, P. (Education Chapter). Sociology in the fast lane. Bypass Publishing. Dubuque, IA. (2013).
Webb, P. (Population Chapter). Sociology in the fast lane. Bypass Publishing. Dubuque, IA. (2013).
Synopticon. In Bruce A. Arrigo, J. Geoffrey Golson (Eds) Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. Sage Publications. (2014).
Prejudice. In Frederick Wherry (Ed) Encyclopedia of Economics and Society. Sage Publications. (2015).
Incapacitation. In Bruce A. Arrigo (Ed) Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy. Sage Publications (2018).
Webb, P. (2017). [Review of the book Facts Matter]. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://muse.jhu.edu/article/683802
Webb, P. (2016). [Review of the book Sex Offenders: A Criminal Career Approach]. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://www.ccja-acjp.ca/pub/en/category/reviews/
Webb, P. (2015). [Review of the book School shooters: Understanding high school, college, and adult perpetrators]. Criminal Justice Review (DOI) 0734016815597026
Webb, P. (2014). [Review of the book Black men, invisibility and crime: Towards a critical race theory of desistance]. Global Crime, 15(3-4), 380-383.
Webb, P. (2013). [Review of the book Kids, cops, and confessions: Inside the interrogation rooms]. International Criminal Justice Review, 23(3), 315-317.
Webb, P. (2012). [Review of the book The will to kill: Making sense of senseless murders, 4th Ed.]. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 7(2), 653-658.
Webb, P. (2007). [Review of the book Restorative justice: Healing the foundations of our everyday lives, 2nd Ed.]. Journal of Critical Criminology, 15(4), 369-371.
Non-Peer Reviewed Papers and Publications:
Webb, Patrick and Rodriguez, John Jacob and Vasquez, Arthur, Stigmatization and Stops: Power Threat Theory and Traffic Stop Statistics in North Carolina (August 31, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3915038
Webb, P. (2021) Racial Profiling in North Carolina: Explanations and Solutions. Scholars Strategy Network (May 19, 2021) https://scholars.org/contribution/racial-profiling-north-carolina-explanations
Webb, P. (2018) How to reduce Harmful Police Contacts with Youth. Scholars Strategy Network (May 21, 2018) https://scholars.org/brief/how-reduce-harmful-police-contacts-youth
Webb, P. (2017). Are Youth of Color Benefiting from Juvenile Justice Reform? Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (November 20, 2017) https://jjie.org/2017/11/20/are-youth-of-color-benefiting-from-juvenile-justice-reform/
Webb, P. (2017). How the Media Contribute to Disproportionate Confinement of Minority Youth. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (January 25, 2017) https://jjie.org/2017/01/25/how-the-media-contributes-to-the-disproportionate-confinement-of-minority-youth/
Webb, P. (2016). Judicial Discretion and the Golden Rule: Selfless Judge Puts Children’s Needs First in Her Courtroom. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (November 3, 2016) https://jjie.org/2016/11/03/judicial-discretion-and-the-golden-rule-selfless-judge-puts-childrens-needs-first-in-her-courtroom/
Webb, P. (2016). Media Coverage of Juvenile Court Hearings: Should the Revolution be Televised? Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (September 28, 2016) https://jjie.org/2016/09/28/media-exposure-of-juvenile-court-hearings-should-the-revolution-be-televised/
Media, Academic Review, Editorial Affiliations:
Webb, P. (2018). Ringing the Bell on Kids Charged as Adults by Ko Bragg, Jackson Free Press, March 7, 2018 http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2018/mar/07/ringing-bell-kids-charged-adults/
Webb, P. (2017). Young Perps: The Costs of Sensationalizing Youth Crime by Ko Bragg, Jackson Free Press, November 27, 2017 http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2017/nov/29/young-perps-costs-sensationalizing-youth-crime/
Academic (Textbook) Review
Webb, P. (2018). [Review of the book entitled Juvenile Delinquency: Pathways and Prevention] by Christopher A. Mallet and Miyuki Fukushima Tedor Sage Publications.
Webb, P. (2018). [Review of the book entitled Criminal Law Today, 6th Edition] by Frank Schmalleger and Daniel Hall Pearson Publications.
Webb, P. (2017). [Review of the book entitled Organizational Behavior and Management in Law Enforcement] by Harry More, Gennaro Vito, & William Walsh Pearson Publications.
Webb, P. (2016). [Review of the book entitled Careers in Criminal Justice] by Coy. H. Johnston Sage Publications.
Webb, P. (2014). [Review of the book Sociology in the Fast Lane.] Bypass Publications.
Webb, P. (2013). [Review of the book Data Mining and Predictive Analysis] by Coleen McCue. Elsevier Publications.
Webb, P. (2008). [Review of the book Juvenile Justice: The Core] by Richard Lawrence & Mario Hesse. Sage Publications.
Webb, P. (2007). Contributing writer. In Calderia, C. (Ed.) Lecture ideas for courses on the family. Belmont, CA: Thompson Wadsworth.
Editorial Board Membership U.S. Journal of Police Use of Force and Practices
Awarded Grants and Fellowships:
(PI), Disproportionate Minority Youth Arrest (DMYA): Observations, Origins, and Opportunities. Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Center for Advancing Opportunity, and Core Civic (2020). Amount: $14,098.
Preservation of the Saint Augustine’s University Chapel. The National Park Service (2018). Amount: $312,250.
(Co-PI), Political Science and Criminal Justice Geographical Information Systems. Enhancement, Enrichment, Excellence in Mathematics and Science (E3MaS) Faculty Seed Grant, National Science Foundation (2015). Amount: $1,500.
(PI), Ensuring justice within criminal justice: The necessity of theory-based instruction. General Research Grant, University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies (2013). Amount: $2,500.
Webb, P. Disproportionate Minority Youth Arrest (DMYA): Observations, Origins, and Opportunities. Saint Augustine’s University, North Carolina, 2019-2020.
Webb, P. Crime Reporting and Technology: A View from an HBCU. Saint Augustine’s University, North Carolina, 2018-2019.
Webb, P. Disclosing Crime-Related Distinctions: Student Attitudes of Campus Crime at a Private HBCU. Saint Augustine’s University, North Carolina, 2017-2018.
Webb, P. & K. Frame. Correlates of campus-related crime: An assessment of HBU students. Savannah State University, Georgia, 2016-2017.
Webb, P., Linn, C., Patrick, L., Coleman, J. & C. Clark. Correlates of campus-related crime: An assessment of HBU students. Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016.
Webb, P. Patrick, L. & S. Sulzer. Stigma and Status at an HBCU: Perceptions of Racial Authenticity among Minority Students in the South. Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016.
Webb, P., Amedee, G., Penny, J., & D. Gil. Is this a case of linguistic prejudice: The expression of identity in Black and White. Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016.
Webb, P., & C. Linn. Acting right or acting white: Exploring racial identity at an HBCU. Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015.
Webb, P., Sabotaging success: An examination of academic disengagement among male African American adolescents. Spring Independent School District, Spring, Texas, 2014.
Green, H, Debro, J., & P. Webb. The Time is Now, A Discussion associated with Identifying Crime-Based Solutions within Black Communities. The Jackson Advocate, February 11, 2022.
Pellicer, L., Shrewsberry, R., Byrne, Carissa. &. P. Webb. One Year After George Floyd’s Death, Have We Made Any Progress? Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins, May 25, 2021.
Webb, P, James, A., McClenney, M. & E. Ellis. Release the Captives. Province VIII Deacon’s Conference (Diocese of Nevada), Reno, NV. 2017
Foy, K., Coleman, J., Webb, P., Harrell, E., & Penny, J. Marriage & Couple Seminar: Rekindle the Fire (Discussion Panel) Southern University at New Orleans, April 18, 2015.
Webb, P., Hignite, L., Emeka, T. & Harris, J. From Buffalo Bayou to the River Mersey: Issues in Campus Security. Bridging the Atlantic: European American University Forum (Roundtable Discussion Panel). Liverpool John Moores University, November 16-21, 2008.
Webb, P. Content Analysis of Juvenile Justice Chapters in Introductory Level Criminal Justice Textbooks. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, IL. 2005.
Conferences/Symposiums Attended & Papers Presented:
Police Misconduct Qualified Immunity: Reimagining “We the People” Symposium. Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, and the Center for Justice Research, February 4, 2021.
The State of Opportunity in America 2020 – Texas Roundtable: The Criminal Justice System: Perceptions from Fragile Communities in Texas, Center for Advancing Opportunity, July 23, 2020.
Webb, P. The Efficacy of Metrics. Presented at the Exodus Foundation Reentry Retreat in Myrtle Beach SC. 2019.
Webb, P. A Comparative Assessment of Darkness in the Ebony Tower: Perceptions of Campus Crime in HBCU Settings. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Baltimore, MD. 2019.
Webb, P. Evaluating Fears: Comparing Perceptions of Campus Crimes among HBCU Students. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in New Orleans, LA. 2018.
Webb, P. Race and Release: Examination of Exoneration of Minority Youth in the United States. Presented at the Province VIII Deacon’s Conference (Diocese of Nevada), Reno, NV. 2017.
Webb, P. Correlates of Campus-Related Crime: A Minority Assessment of HBCU Students. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Kansas City, MO. 2017.
Webb, P. The Color of Confinement: Determinants of Detention among Latino Youth. Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meeting in New Orleans, LA. 2016.
Webb, P. Sabotaging Success: An Examination of Academic Disengagement among Male African American Adolescents. Presented at the Race, Gender and Class Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2016.
Webb, P. Is This A Case of Linguistic Prejudice: The Expression of Identity in ‘Black and White’. Presented at the Association of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Inc., Jackson, MS. 2016
Webb, P. Acting Right or Acting White: Exploring Racial Identity at an HBCU. Presented at the Race, Gender and Class Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2015.
Webb, P. Predicting Pre-Adjudicatory Detention Decision: An Investigation of Legal & Extralegal Factors. Presented at the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Oklahoma City, OK. 2005.
Webb, P. Determinants of Detention Decisions. Presented at the Texas A&M University Pathways Symposium, Kingsville, TX. 2005.
Thesis and Dissertation Projects
Alesha Troutman, A Survey of School Resources Officers: Training and Roles, Helms School of Government, Liberty University, Dissertation, 2021, Chair.