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Department of Criminal Justice

Humphreys Building 300
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4950

Angela M. Collins

Dr. Angela M. Collins

Dr. Angela M. Collins

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University

M.S. in Criminology, Missouri State University

B.S. in Sociology and Criminology, Missouri State University

Classes Regularly Taught

CJ 1000 - Intro. to Criminal Justice

CJ 2700 - Intro. To Juvenile Justice

CJ 4704 - Dynamics of Delinquent Behavior

Research Interests

Criminological theory

Juvenile justice

Juvenile delinquency

Peers and delinquency

Longitudinal/ life-course criminology

Selected Publications

Collins, A. M. & Menard, S. (Forthcoming). Using anomie theory to examine gang fighting. (Accepted in the Journal of Gang Research)


Collins, A. M., Menard, S., & Pyrooz D. (Forthcoming). Collective behavior and the generality of integrated theory: A national study in gang fighting. (Accepted in Deviant Behavior)


Collins, A. M. (2016). Review of Parental incarceration and the family: Psychological and social effects of imprisonment on children, parents, and caregivers, by Joyce Arditti. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 16. DOI: 1177/1748895816655025

Professional Experience

Volunteer Victim Advocate at The Victim Center in Springfield, MO

Contact Information

Office: HUM 302B

Phone: 660-543-4348