Faculty profile

Jaclyn Schildkraut

Assistant Professor


Contact

458 Mahar Hall
315.312.3403
315.312.5444
jaclyn.schildkraut@oswego.edu

Office hours

By appointment

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Research

Mass murder and homicide; school shootings; media studies; criminological theories

Publications

BOOKS
Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2016). Mass shootings: Media, myths, and realities. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Books.


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Carr, C. M.*, Schildkraut, J., & Rank, A. (2017). Barriers to the ballot: Implications for the development of state and national crime policies. Criminal Justice Studies, 30(3), 276-288.

Schildkraut, J., McKenna, J. M., & Elsass, H. J. (2017). Understanding crisis communications: Examining students’ perceptions about campus notification systems. Security Journal, 30(2), 605-620.

Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J., & Meredith, K.* (2017). Mass shootings and the media: Why all events are not created equal. Journal of Crime and Justice. (Online First) doi: 10.1080/0735648X.2017.1284689

Elsass, H. J., McKenna, J. M., & Schildkraut, J. (2016). Rethinking crisis communications on campus: An evaluation of faculty and staff perceptions about emergency notification systems. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 13(3), 329-349.

Schildkraut, J. (2016). Mass murder and the mass media: Understanding the construction of the social problem of mass shootings in the U.S. Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology, 4(1), 1-41.

Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2016). Studying school shootings: Challenges and considerations for research. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(3), 444-464.

Schildkraut, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2015). Researching professionals or professional researchers? A comparison of professional doctorates and Ph.D. programs in criminology and criminal justice. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(1), 183-198.

Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J., & Stafford, M. C. (2015). Could it happen here? Moral panics, school shootings, and fear of crime among college students. Crime, Law and Social Change, 63(1), 91-110.

Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2014). Breaking news of social problems: Examining media consumption and panic over school shootings. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 15(2), 31-42.

Schildkraut, J., & Hernandez, T. C. (2014). Laws that bit the bullet: A review of legislative responses to school shootings. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 39(2), 358-374.

Schildkraut, J., & Muschert, G. W. (2014). Media salience and the framing of mass murder in schools: A comparison of the Columbine and Sandy Hook school massacres. Homicide Studies, 18(1), 23-43.

Schildkraut, J., & Mustaine, E. E. (2014). Movin’, but not up to the east side: Foreclosures and social disorganization in Orange County, FL. Housing Studies, 29(2), 177-197.

Schildkraut, J., & Muschert, G. W. (2013). Violent media, guns, and mental illness: The three ring circus of causal factors for school massacres, as related in media discourse. Fast Capitalism, 10(1). Available at http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/10_1/schildkraut10_1.html

For more publications by Dr. Schildkraut please see the attached vitae.

Conferences

McHale, R.*, & Schildkraut, J. (2018). Covering rampage: News consumers’ perceptions about mass shootings in the media. Paper submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New Orleans, LA.


Schildkraut, J., & Gruenewald, J. (2017). Blurring the lines: News media framing of ideological and non-ideological mass shootings. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.


Schildkraut, J., Jennings, K., Terranova, V., & Carr, C. M.* (2017). A tale of two universities: A red state-blue state comparison of college students’ attitudes of concealed carry on campus policies. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Kansas City, MO.


Schildkraut, J., Lee, R., Elsass, H. J., & Carr, C. M.* (2016). Context matters: Examining mass shootings and the role of county and state level correlates. Paper presented at presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, LA.


Elsass, H. J., & Schildkraut, J. (2016). Mass shootings by the numbers: Understanding the myths and realities. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Denver, CO.

McKenna, J. M., Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2016). Rethinking crisis communications on campus: An evaluation of faculty and staff perceptions about emergency notifications. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Denver, CO.


Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., & Hernandez, T. C. (2015). Increasing guardianship in schools after mass shootings: A routine activities approach. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.


Meredith, K.*, Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2015). Mass shootings and the media: Why all events are not created equal. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Orlando, FL.


Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2014). Measurement issues and violent episodic crime: Some thoughts and considerations. Invited paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.


Hernandez, T. C., Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2014). The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and changes in mental health legislation: A review of the evidence. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.


McKenna, J. M., Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2014). Understanding crisis communications: Examining students’ perceptions about campus notification systems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, San Antonio, TX.


Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J., & Stafford, M. C. (2014). Modifying target suitability following the Boston Marathon bombing: A routine activities approach. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.


Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., Arford, T., & Stafford, M. C. (2014). The effect of the Boston Marathon bombing on fear of crime among college students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

For more conference presentations by Dr. Schildkraut, please see the attached vitae.

Awards and honors

  • Schildkraut, J., and Carr, C.* (2016). Context matters: Examining mass shootings and the role of county and state level correlates. Challenge Grant, SUNY Oswego, $1,750.
  • 2016 President’s Award for Academic Excellence in Academic Advisement Nominee, SUNY Oswego.
  • 2015 SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, $700.
  • 2014 Winner of the Richard Block Award for Outstanding Dissertation, Homicide Research Working Group.
  • 2014 Outstanding doctoral student, School of Criminal Justice, Texas State University.
  • 2014 Winner of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ student paper competition (co-author). Prize includes travel award to 2014 annual meeting.
  • 2013 Outstanding doctoral student, School of Criminal Justice, Texas State University.
  • 2013 Texas State University Graduate College’s dissertation research stipend, $2,000.
  • 2012 Winner of the Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award Winner for Higher Education: Face-To-Face Category. Includes travel award to 2012 Jasig/Sakai International Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2011 Winner of the Richard Block Award for Outstanding Thesis, Homicide ResearchWorking Group.
  • 2011 Alpha Kappa Delta, International Honors Society.

Education

Ph.D. School of Criminal Justice, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2014.
Dissertation: “Mass Murder and the Mass Media: An Examination of the Media Discourse on U.S. Rampage Shootings, 2000-2012.”
Committee: Drs. Mark Stafford (Chair), Marcus Felson, Scott Bowman, and Glenn W. Muschert.


M.A. Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2011.
Thesis: “Homicide in the Headlines: An Analysis of the Newspaper Reporting of Baltimore Homicides of 2010.”
Committee: Drs. James Wright (Chair), Jay Corzine, Lin Huff-Corzine, and Amy Donley.


B.S. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2009. Major: Interdisciplinary Studies.

 

Classes taught

Courses taught:

·         PBJ 101

·         PBJ 220

·         PBJ 312

·         PBJ 313

·         PBJ 333

·         PBJ 330

·         PBJ 366

·         PBJ 387

·         PBJ 388

·         PBJ 397

·         PBJ 401