Professor - Sociology
sakins@oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-5370

Bexell Hall

Bexell Hall 341

2251 SW Campus Way

2251 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Additional Information: 

 

Teaching

  • SOC 241 - Introduction to Crime & Justice
  • SOC 349 - Serial Homicide
  • SOC 441/541 - Criminology & Penology
  • SOC 442/542 - Sociology of Drug Use & Abuse
  • PPOL 521 - Understanding Social Research

Research Interests

  • Criminology and Deviance
  • Drug Use, Abuse and Policy
  • Research Methods & Statistics

Curriculum Vitae

 

Brief Vita

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. - Sociology, Washington State University, 2002
  • M.A. - Sociology, Washington State University, 1999
  • B.S. - Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University, 1994

PUBLICATIONS

Books
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Honors & Awards
  • 2014 Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts Master Teacher Award
  • 2006 Sociology Student Choice Award: Outstanding Mentor
  • 2005 Sociology Student Choice Award: Outstanding Professor

 

Profile Field Tabs

At OSU
Affiliated with: 
School of Public Policy
My Publications

2013

Journal Article

Akins, Scott et al. Assessing The Effects Of Recent Immigration On Serious Property Crime In Austin, Texas. Sociological Perspectives Sociological Perspectives 56.4 (2013): 647 - 672. Print. Sociological Perspectives Sociological Perspectives.
Akins, Scott. 287(G) : State And Local Enforcement Of Immigration Law. CAPP Criminology & Public Policy 12.2 (2013): 227 - 236. Print. Capp Criminology & Public Policy.
Akins, Scott et al. Patterns And Correlates Of Adult American Indian Substance Use. Journal of Drug Issues Journal of Drug Issues 43.4 (2013): 497 - 516. Print. Journal Of Drug Issues Journal Of Drug Issues.

2009

Journal Article

2008

Journal Article

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