CJ Appleton

CJ Appleton

CJ Appleton

Graduate Research Assistant

Corrections, reentry, desistance, race, identity, narratives

CJ Appleton is a doctoral student in the Criminology, Law, and Society department at George Mason University. He previously earned his Bachelor of Art’s degree in Sociology/Anthropology at Lewis & Clark College and his Master of Science in Sociology from Portland State University. He studies corrections and reentry issues with a focus on race, identity, and narratives.

Selected Publications

Mackey, B. J., Appleton, C. J., Lee, J. S., Skidmore, S., & Taxman, F. S. (2021). At the intersection of research and practice: Constructing guidelines for a hybrid model of community supervision. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 101689.

Appleton, C., Mackey, B. J., Lee, J., Skidmore, S., & Taxman, F.S. (2020). The Pendulum of Community Supervision: The Emergence of RNR, Working Alliance, and Motivational Factors as a Means to Improve Supervision. In E Jeglic & C. Calkins (Eds.)., Handbook of Issues in Criminal Justice Reform in the United States

Appleton, C. J. (2020). Understanding Rapport in Supervision Settings. In Handbook on Moving Corrections and Sentencing Forward (pp. 174-184). Routledge.

Courses Taught

Crim 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice


B.A. Sociology/Anthropology - Lewis & Clark College

M.S. Sociology - Portland State University