Sociology & Anthropology

John F. Wozniak, Department Chairperson

Ph.D., McMaster University, 1993
Professor of Sociology

Contact Info

  • Office: Morgan Hall 404
    Phone: (309) 298-1056
    Fax: (309) 298-1857
    E-mail: JF-Wozniak@wiu.edu

 Courses

  • Soc 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • Soc 300 Minority Peoples
  • Soc 313 Personality
  • Soc 355 Criminology
  • Soc 405 Sociology of Aging
  • Soc 425 Juvenile Delinquency
  • Soc 445 Sociology of Corporate Crime
  • Soc 455 Sociology of Corrections
  • Soc 494 Sociology Internship
  • Soc 515 Advanced Criminology
  • Soc 570 Seminar on Current Crime Research

 Areas of Specialization

  • Criminology/Delinquency; Corporate Crime; Corrections; Social Psychology; Work/Organizations

 Publications/Presentations

  • John F. Wozniak. 2012. "Working for Peace: A Review of Great Peacemakers from Around the World." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Justice Studies Association, May-June, Chicago, IL.
  • Mary Katherine Stohr and John F. Wozniak. 2012. "The Green Prison." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Chicago, IL.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2011. "Unlocking the Legal System from Vengeance, Harm, and Punitive Justice: Toward a Compassionate Revolution of Peace, Caring, and Unitive Justice." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Justice Studies Association, June, Philadelphia, PA. 
  • John F. Wozniak. 2011. "The Rise of Green Criminology: Implications for Peacemaking Criminology." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Washington, DC.John F. Wozniak. 2011. "Becoming a Peacemaking Criminologist: The Travels of Richard Quinney." Pp. 223-244 in Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Andrew J. Myer, and Freda Adler (eds.), The Origins of American Criminology: Advances in Criminological Theory, Volume 16. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2010. "Quinney, Richard. Social Transformation and Peacemaking Criminology." Pp. 753-763 in Francis T. Cullen and Pamela Wilcox (eds.), Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory, Volume Two. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2010. "The Nature and Extent of Peaceful Communities on the Internet: Implications for Peacemaking Criminology." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, San Francisco, CA.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2010. "Prisons as a Peaceful Community: Confronting Suffering in the Society of Captives." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Justice Studies Association, June, Knoxville, TN.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2009. "Becoming a Peacemaking Criminologist: The Travels of Richard Quinney." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Philadelphia, PA.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2009. "Cracking Down on Immigrants: The New War on Drugs." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Justice Studies Association, June, Albany, NY.
  • John F. Wozniak, Michael C.Braswell, Ronald E.Vogel, and Kristie R. Blevins (Eds.). 2008. Transformative Justice: Critical and Peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2008. “Chapter 1: Introduction to Transformative Justice: Critical and Peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney.” Pp. 1-30 in John F. Wozniak, Michael C. Braswell, Ronald E. Vogel, and Kristie R. Blevins (Eds.). Transformative Justice: Critical and Peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • John F.Wozniak. 2008. “Chapter 9: The Relevance of Richard Quinney’s Writings on Peacemaking Criminology: Toward Personal and Social Transformation.” Pp. 167-190 in John F. Wozniak, Michael C. Braswell, Ronald E. Vogel, and Kristie R. Blevins (Eds.). Transformative Justice: Critical and Peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • John F. Wozniak 2008. “C. Wright Mills and Higher Immorality: Implications for Corporate Crime, Ethics, and Peacemaking Criminology.” Crime, Law and Social Change 15 (October): 189-203.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2008. “Poverty and Peacemaking Criminology: Beyond Mainstream Criminology.” Critical Criminology 16: 209-233.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2008. “Teaching to Shift People’s Thinking Toward Peace: The Relevance of Colman McCarthy’s Work for Peacekmaking Criminology.” Contemporary Justice Review 11 (3): 229-244.
  • John Randolph Fuller and John F. Wozniak. 2006. "Peacemaking Criminology: Past, Present, and Future." Pp. 251-273 in Francis T. Cullen, John Paul Wright, and Kristie R. Blevins (eds.), Taking Stock: The Status of Criminological Theory. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.
  • John F. Wozniak. 2008. “Crimes Against Nature: The Corruption of Democracy and Exposure to Environmental Harms.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Justice Studies Association, Fairfax, VA.
  • John F. Wozniak and Michael C. Braswell. 2008. “From Conflict Theory to Peacemaking Criminology: Richard Quinney.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, St. Louis.

 Organizational Memberships/Affiliations

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. American Society of Criminology, Association for Humanist Sociology, Justice Studies Association

 Dr. Wozniak joined the Department in 1979.