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Rennison, Callie

Callie Marie Rennison University of Colorado Denver, USA

Callie Marie Rennison is a professor and associate dean of faculty affairs at the University of Colorado Denver and teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including Research Methods, Statistics, Murder in America, Crime and the Media, and Introduction to Criminal Justice. She earned her Ph.D. in 1997 in political science from the University of Houston, University Park. She received her B.S. in psychology, M.A. in sociology, and M.A. in political science from the same institution. Her research focuses on the nature, extent, and consequences of violent victimization with an emphasis on research methodology, quantitative analysis, and measurement, especially in regards to the National Crime Victimization Survey. Substantively, her research examines violence against women, violence against minority groups such as African Americans and Hispanics, crime data, and victim interaction with the criminal justice system. She recently served on a National Academies Committee examining domestic sex trafficking of minors in the United States and was a senior researcher at the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics.