Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Sciences
At WOU since09/16/2017
|Office hours & online appointments available by arrangement.|
Course scheduleFall 2022
|10229||CJ214||THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM||-||ONLINE CRS|
|10680||FYS107||SERIAL KILLERS||-||ONLINE CRS|
Undergraduate courses taught
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
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.
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.
Sakiyama, Mari, Omar Melchor-Ayala, and Miyuki Arimoto. 2021. “Benton County Sheriff’s Office Pre-Trial Risk Assessment Evaluation.” Brief Research Report.
Western Society of Criminology
American Society of Criminology
Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology
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