About the Author
Kent R. Kerley is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at The University of Texas at Arlington, USA. His primary research interests include corrections, religiosity, and drug careers. He is the author of Religious Faith in Correctional Contexts (2014) and editor of Current Studies in the Sociology of Religion (2015) and Policing and Program Evaluation (2005). His research has appeared in many top journals, including Aggression and Violent Behavior, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Justice Quarterly, Social Forces, and Social Problems.