Miyuki Arimoto

(she/her/hers)

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Sciences

503-838-8317 | arimotom@wou.edu
MA 205

At WOU since

09/16/2017

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
 11:00-12:00, 2:00-4:00   
Office hours & online appointments available by arrangement.

Course schedule

Summer 2022
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
1493 CJ453 CORRECTIONS - ONLINE CRS

Research areas

Juvenile Justice

Corrections

Undergraduate courses taught

 

Western Oregon University

 

Serial Killers (FYS 107)

Introduction to Criminal Justice (CJ 213)

The Juvenile Justice System (CJ 214)

Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice (CJ 219)

Research Methods in Criminal Justice (CJ 327)

Corrections (CJ 453)

Criminology (CJ 450)

 

Previous Institutions

 

Servant Leadership in an Ever-Changing World (University Seminar: OBVU 100): co-taught class

The Role of Women in the Global Community (University Seminar: OBVU 100): co-taught class

Criminal Justice Systems

Introduction to Sociology 

Survey of Criminology 

Sociology of Gambling 

Deviant Behavior/Social Deviance

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Delinquency

Sociology of the Family

Social Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current research

Transformative Justice: Healing Garden at Oregon State Penitentiary

Comparative Studies: Public Perception toward the criminal justice system in the U.S. and Japan

Publications and Presentations

Publications:

Arimoto, Miyuki and Melissa Buis Michaux. 2020. “Community Partnership through Transformative Justice: The Healing Garden Project at Oregon State Penitentiary.” Pp. 281-301 in Handbook of Research on Higher Education Accessibility Behind and Beyond Prison Walls edited by D. V. McMay, R. D. Kimble, and C. M. McEachon.

 

Arimoto, Miyuki. 2020. “Transformative Justice: Diminishing Boundaries through the Healing Garden Project.” Ehime Law Journal 46 (1):47-67.

Presentations: 

Arimoto, Miyuki and Mari Sakiyama. (Forthcoming, March 2022). “Perceptual Comparison in the Justice System between the Residents in the U.S. and Japan” at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Arimoto, Miyuki and Melissa Buis Michaux. 2020. “Nothing but Walls and Concrete:  Perceptions of Nature and Stress in Incarcerated Persons” at Criminology Consortium Conference, Online

 

Arimoto, Miyuki and Mari Sakiyama. (Cancelled) 2020. “Perceptual Discrepancies in the Justice System between the Residents in the U.S. and Japan”  at American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

 

Arimoto, Miyuki.  (Postponed) 2020. “The OSP Healing Garden as Embodiment of Transformative Justice” at the Rotary Club Meeting, Salem.

 

Vamadevan Arimoto, Miyuki. 2019.Diminishing Boundaries:  The Healing Garden Project” at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Baltimore, MD.

 

Vamadevan Arimoto, Miyuki,  Melissa Buis Michaux, and Weitzel, Misty. 2019. “Reforming Prisoners and Prisons: The Healing Garden Project” at Western Society of Criminology, Honolulu, HI.

Vamadevan Arimoto, Miyuki and Hideyo Matsubara. 2019. “Justice Revisited: Japanese Attitudes toward Severe Punishment” at Western Society of Criminology, Honolulu, HI,

Vamadevan Arimoto, Miyuki. 2018. “Comparison of Training Schools between the U.S. and Japan” at Western Society of Criminology. Long Beach, CA.

Vamadevan Arimoto, Miyuki. 2015. “Unusual Homelessness Post Tsumani in Japan.”  at First to the Future – Ty Pennington’s VIP Global Event for Abod Shelters Foundation. Palm Beach, FL.

Report:

Sakiyama, Mari, Omar Melchor-Ayala, and Miyuki Arimoto. 2021. “Benton County Sheriff’s Office Pre-Trial Risk Assessment Evaluation.” Brief Research Report.

Professional memberships

Western Society of Criminology

American Society of Criminology

Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology




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