Eric L. Jensen
Eric L. Jensen is professor emeritus of sociology and political science. His research interests include drug policy, juvenile justice policy, and comparative criminology. He has long been an advocate for the implementation of evidence-based practices in criminal justice policies; specifically in juvenile justice, harm reduction programs in drug policy, and in correctional programming for adults.
- Ph.D., Sociology, Washington State University, 1978
- M.A., Sociology, Washington State University, 1973
- B.A., Sociology, Washington State University, 1968
Jensen, Eric L. and Roussell, Aaron. 2016. Field Observations of the Developing Legal Recreational Cannabis Economy in Washington State. International Journal of Drug Policy.33: 96-101.
Jensen, Eric L. and Kane, Stephanie L. 2012. The Effects of Therapeutic Community on Recidivism up to Four Years after Release from Prison: A Multisite Study. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 39: 1075-1087.
Jensen, Eric L., Browning, Sarah, and Waid, Courtney. 2010. Life Imprisonment as a Penal Policy. International Journal on Basque Studies. 55: 115-136.
Jensen, Eric L., and Kane, Stephanie L. 2010. The Effect of Therapeutic Community on Time to First Re-arrest: A Survival Analysis. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 49: 200-209.
Fulbright Lecturer/Research Scholar, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Spring 2002
University of Idaho Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence, 1992