Vivian Aseye Djokotoe
Professor, Division Chair, Criminal Justice Sciences
At WOU since09/27/1996
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Course scheduleFall 2022
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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
Statistics, Research Methods,Juvenile Justice, Restorative Justice, and Community Crime Prevention
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.
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
Comparative Restorative Justice Practices
Crime, Justice, and Corrections in Legally Pluralistic Cultures
Publications and Presentations
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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