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Dr. David Lane

Assistant Professor
Honors Program
Office
Schroeder Hall - SCH 420
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Biography

David C. Lane is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Delaware. He previously held the position of associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of South Dakota. His research focuses are tattooing, the relationship between disasters and crime, and understanding contemporary social problems.

Current Courses

201.001Crime and Behavior

201.004Crime and Behavior

287.003Independent Study

400.004Independent Study

218.001Social Construction of Crime

291.004Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Criminal Justice Sciences

218.001Social Construction of Crime

201.003Crime and Behavior

201.004Crime and Behavior

401.001Criminological Theory

499.015Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

287.011Independent Study

400.015Independent Study

291.001Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Criminal Justice Sciences

Book, Authored

Lane, D. The Other End of the Needle: Continuity and Change among Tattoo Workers. Rutgers University Press (2021)

Book, Chapter

Lane, D. Explaining Body Deviance with Stigma and Carnival of the Grotesque.. Understanding Deviance: Connecting Classical and Contemporary Perspectives. Routledge (2014)
Lane, D., & Foster, J. Resistance and Resiliance among Tattoo Workers. Research Handbook on the Sociology of Organizations
Sullivan, P., Creed, A., Zutshi, A., & Lane, D. Career development opportunities: A sociological and practitioner exploration of organizational commitment factors, theories, and outcomes. Research Handbook on the Sociology of Organizations

Book, Edited

Lane, D. Beyond Bars: A Path Forward from 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the United States. Kristen M. Budd; David C. Lane, Glenn W. Muschert; Jason A. Smith (EDs). Policy Press (2023)
Lane, D. Global Agenda for Social Justice 2. Glenn W. Muschert; Kristen M. Budd; Heather Dillaway; David C. Lane; Manjusha Nair; Jason A. Smith (EDs). Policy Press (2022)
Lane, D. Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19. Glenn W. Muschert; Kristen M. Budd; David C. Lane; Jason A. Smith (EDs). Policy Press 2 (2020)
Lane, D. Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19. Glenn W. Muschert; Kristen Budd; Michelle Christian; David C. Lane; Jason A. Smith (EDs). Policy Press 1 (2020)

Encyclopedia

Lane, D. Tattoos. The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty (2017): 984-989.

Journal Article

Lane, D., Williams, K., & Foster, J. Businesses, Places, and Violence: A Preliminary Empirical Examination. Deviant Behavior (2020)
Aguirre, B., & Lane, D. Fraud in Disasters: Rethinking the Phases. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2019)
Lane, D., & DeCamp, W. ‘Sports will Keep ‘em out of Trouble’: A Comparative Analysis of Substance Use among Adolescents.. Journal of Sport and Health Research. (2017): 41-52.
Lane, D. Understanding Body Modification: A Process Based Framework. Sociology Compass 11 (2017)
Lane, D. Tats All Folks: An Analysis of Tattoo Literature. Sociology Compass 8 (2014): 398-410.