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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Shelley Grant

Assistant Professor Sociology

Department Chair of Sociology


Email address  sgrant@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7220
Office location  Gooding Bldg, 220


  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of North Florida
  • B.S., Sociology, with a minor in Business Administration, Jacksonville University, summa cum laude, Departmental Honors

​Fields Of Study

  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Gender and Crime

​Courses Taught

  • Criminology (SOC 305)
  • Women and Crime (SOC 331)
  • Media and Crime (SOC 332)
  • Juvenile Delinquency (SOC 380)
  • Social Deviance (SOC 430)
  • Organized Crime (SOC 435)
  • Special Topics in Criminal Justice

​Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • 2020, Faculty Woman of the Year
  • 2016, Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Faculty Sponsor, Pi Gamma Mu, International Honors Society in Social Sciences, Jacksonville University, 2018-Present
  • Presentation, "Building Sustainable Community-University Partnerships for Social Justice" with Dr. Laura Atkins.  12th Annual Conference of the Social Sciences. University of Florida. April 2017
  • Presentation, "The Impact of Mentoring on College Students' Attitudes Towards At-Risk Youth" with Shelley Grant.  Campus Compact Eastern Regional Conference: Moving Us Forward - Fifty Years On: From Civil Rights to Critical Engagement, Jacksonville, Florida. October 2014