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Tanya Gladney

Associate Professor and Department Chair
Degree
BA and MA, Jackson State University
PhD, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Office
OEC 434
Hours
Tuesday, Thursday from 1:00-5:00pm and by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5638
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5638
Fax
651-962-5682

Introduction to Sociology, Crime and Delinquency, Police in Society, Internship in Criminal Justice

Tanya Gladney, Ph.D. is an associate professor and law enforcement program coordinator at University of St. Thomas in the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department. Dr. Gladney teaches crime and sociology courses: Crime and Delinquency, Police and Society, Homicide, Seminar in Criminal Justice, Internship in Criminal Justice, Families in Italian Society (study abroad course in Italy), and Introduction to Sociology. Her primary research focus is on historical and contemporary inequalities within social institutions.

Dr. Gladney has a law enforcement and military background that includes 10 years of law enforcement experience with State Capital Police in Jackson, MS, and eight years with the United States Army Reserve. Dr. Gladney has provided Cultural Awareness Training with police departments for over seven years—primarily Saint Paul Police Department. Dr. Gladney currently works with local police departments by providing and assisting with Racial Equity and Implicit Bias Training.  Additional work includes:

  • Assisted the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board with developing the Implicit Bias, Community Diversity, and Cultural Differences In-Service Learning Objectives for police departments. Required by the 2017 Minnesota legislature statute 626.8469
  • Racial Equity and Implicit Bias workshops for Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
  • Workshops and presentations to local and international groups on Racial Equity and Implicit Bias Training in law enforcement.
  • Cultural Awareness Training for Saint Paul Police Department Academy

Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 100 - L02 Intro to Sociology - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 311

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 311

Course Registration Number:

41112 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Tanya Gladney

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 312 - 01 Crime and Delinquency - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 311

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

OEC 311

Course Registration Number:

40849 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Tanya Gladney

Why do people commit crime? Why do crime rates vary over time? Why do some communities and societies have more crime than others? This course focuses on sociological theories and research that are designed to answer these questions. It addresses various types of crime including homicide, corporate crime, drug use, gangs and domestic violence and hate crime. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or permission of the instructor

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location