Dr. Jessica Finkeldey

Dr. Jessica Finkeldey

Dr. Jessica Finkeldey

Assistant Professor

Thompson Hall



Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Office Hours

By appointment

Teaching Interests

Introduction to criminal justice; criminology; corrections, capital punishment.

Research Interests

Predictors and consequences of antisocial behavior and contact with the criminal justice system

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Study of Social Problems
  • American Society of Criminology
  • American Sociological Association

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Programs

  • "Faculty Summer Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Awards," SUNY Fredonia (2020).
  • "Open Educational Resource (OER) Course Redesign Incentive," SUNY (N/A).
  • "LoudCloud Courseware Faculty Mini Grant Program," Barnes and Noble (2018).

Intellectual Contributions

  • "Confounding Bias in the Relationship between Problem Gambling and Crime," Journal of Gambling Studies (N/A).
  • "Parental Incarceration during Adolescence, Secondary School Resources, and Depressive Symptoms in Adulthood," Social Currents (N/A).
  • "Social Class Differences in the Relationships between Problem Gambling and Deviance," Criminal Justice Studies (N/A).
  • "Identifying as a Troublemaker/Partier: The Influence of Parental Incarceration and Emotional Independence," Journal of Child and Family Studies (2020).
  • "Multilevel Effects of Parental Incarceration on Adult Children’s Neighborhood Disadvantage," Social Problems (2020).
  • "Trust Across Culture and Context," Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making (2019).
  • "Adolescent Male Sports Participation and Violence in Emerging Adulthood: Examining Variation by Gender-Typed Behavior," Deviant Behavior (2019).
  • "Race/Ethnicity, Perceived Skin Color, and the Likelihood of Adult Arrest," Race and Justice (N/A).