Vivian Aseye Djokotoe

Professor, Division Chair, Criminal Justice Sciences

503-838-8358 | djokotoev@wou.edu
MA 228

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/27/1996

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
Admin hours1:00PM - 2:00PMAdmin hours1:00PM - 2:00PMAdmin hours
I have virtual office hours via email all week. No weekends.

Course schedule

Fall 2022
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
10237 CJ411 FAMILIES AND YOUTH CRIME - ONLINE CRS

Areas of responsibility

DIVISION CHAIR OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 10:00 AM - 3:00PM

OPEN HOURS FOR CJ FACULTY: WEDNESDAY 10:00AM - 12:00PM

STUDENT OFFICE HOURS: TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Teaching focus

 

Statistics, Research Methods,Juvenile Justice, Restorative Justice, and Community Crime Prevention

Research areas

Researches risks and protective factors for family and youth violence prevention, and restorative justice in criminal justice, specifically on cross-cultural research on indigenous groups in Ghana, Native Americans and Aboriginals in Canada.

 

Grants and funding

Grant from the Canadian Government to conduct restorative justice research in Canada.

Professional experience

Worked with street children through a UNICEF program in my native country Ghana prior to moving to the United States, and spent seven years working at Trillium Family Services, a residential facility for at-risk youth prior to working here at WOU.

 

Awards and honors

Winner of Western Oregon University Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching 2017

Current research

Comparative Restorative Justice Practices

Crime, Justice, and Corrections in Legally Pluralistic Cultures

Publications and Presentations

Publications: 

Publications on issues isurrounding women and children’s lives, and foreign aid in Africa. Some publications appear under previous last name "Amantana"

Author of the Book:

Amantana, Vivian, (2012) A Sociological Study of Street Children in Ghana: Victims of Kinship Breakdown and Rural Urban Migration. Edwin Mellen Press, NY

For more information regarding Dr. Djokotoe’s book, please visit: http://mellenpress.com/mellenpress.cfm?bookid=8429&pc=9




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