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David A. Ford (Retired)

Campus Address: CA 127F
Phone: 317-274-2449
Fax: 317-278-7919
[Icon]: Website http://irsi.iupui.edu/ Website


Appointments

Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Founding Director, Liberal Arts Institute for Research on Social Issues

Education

B.A. Oberlin College 1968
M.A. University of Hawaii 1970
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh 1976
Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of New Hampshire 1989-90

Academic Interests

crime and society, control of crime, violence and victims, domestic violence against women

Awards

IUPUI School of Liberal Arts Outstanding Resident Faculty Award, 2002-2003
Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, 2002

Publications

Ford, David A., & Susan Breall. (2003). Research on Prosecuting Violence Against Women: A Synthesis for Practitioners. Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Justice (NCJ Report # 199660).
Ford, David A. (2003) “Coercing Victim Participation in Domestic Violence Prosecutions,” Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18(6): 669-684.
Ford, David A. 2003. Movie Review: "Review of Domestic Violence, a documentary film by Frederick Wiseman." Contemporary Sociology, 32 (4):426-429.
Ford, David A., & Wendy W. Ford. 2008. Training Project on Family Violence: Trainer's Guide and Curriculum. Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Training Project on Family Violence for Indiana Law Enforcement Officers, 238 pp.
Ford, David A., & Wendy W. Ford. 2008. Family Violence Reference Handbook, 2008 Edition, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Training Project on Family Violence for Indiana Law Enforcement Officers, 73 pp.
Ford, D. A. 2008. “Legal System, Criminal Justice System Responses to Intimate Partner Violence.” In Renzetti, C. M. Edleson, J. L. & (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.
Ford, D. A. 2008. “No-Drop Prosecution.” In Renzetti, C. M. Edleson, J. L. & (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.
Ford, D. A. 2008. “Prosecutorial Practices, Intimate Partner Violence.” In Renzetti, C. M. Edleson, J. L. & (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.
Ford, D.A. (2009) "The substance, scholarship, and science of research on violence against women: A comment," Violence Against Women (in press)

Service

In the community through applied research, consultation, and training on policies to protect victims of domestic violence

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