Angela Gover, PhD

Professor

Professor Angela Gover

Email Address: angela.gover@ucdenver.edu

Personal Website: https://angelargover.wordpress.com

Office Hours: By appointment

 

 

Bio

Angela R. Gover has been a professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Colorado School of Public Affairs since 2006. Dr. Gover received her PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. Dr. Gover’s published work appears in over 100 journal article and book chapter outlets such as Child Abuse & Neglect, Violence and Victims, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse and Violence Against Women. Dr. Gover has been the recipient of numerous college and university awards for teaching, research, and service throughout her academic career (see below). Dr. Gover remains active in her profession by serving on editorial boards for the journals Feminist Criminology; Women and Criminal Justice; Criminology, Law & Society; and Criminal Justice Studies. Her current research focuses on the criminal justice system’s response to intimate partner violence, specifically, domestic violence offender treatment, personal protection orders, and law enforcement officer attitudes towards domestic violence.

Areas of Expertise

Intimate partner violence, gender and crime, crime victimization/victimology, personal protection orders, domestic violence offender treatment, law enforcement officers’ perceptions of intimate partner violence

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland

Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology
New Mexico State University

Curriculum Vitae

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Awards

2021 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Outstanding Mentor Award
2020 CU Denver School of Public Affairs, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Teaching 
2019 CU Denver School of Public Affairs Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
2018 CU Denver School of Public Affairs, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Teaching 
2017 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Founder’s Award
2016 CU Denver School of Public Affairs, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Service
2015 CU Denver School of Public Affairs, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Research
2015 CU Denver School of Public Affairs, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Service
2012 CU Denver School of Public Affairs Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
2012 CU Denver School of Public Affairs Faculty Award for Excellence in Service
2012 CU Denver Research and Creative Activities Symposium Student Mentor Award
2010 CU Denver University Wide Excellence in Teaching Award
2010 CU Denver School of Public Affairs Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
2008 CU Denver School of Public Affairs Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
2008 CU Denver University Wide Faculty Award for Excellence in Research