518 W. Locust Street
McMullen Hall, Room 012
Davenport, IA 52803
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Ph.D., Sociology, 2003
M.A., Sociology, 1994
B.A., Sociology, 1991
Advanced Research Methods
Senior Seminar in Sociology
Justice, Planning and Leadership
Administration of Justice
Criminal Justice Seminar
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Law Enforcement
White Collar and Organized Crime
Public and Private Security
Crime Policy Analysis
Master's Thesis -- Writing
Master's Thesis--Research Methods
Master's Seminar in Law Enforcement
Racial Disparity in Police Traffic Stops
Racial Disparity in Use of Force
Arrests and Incarceration
Social Psychological Processes of Stereotyping
Small Group Processes
Power, Justice and Deviance
Social Identity Theory
Theory Construction in Criminal Justice and Criminology
Quantitative Research Methods
Peer Reviewed Journals
Barnum, Christopher C and Robert Perfetti (under review): "Public Perceptions of Crime and Racially Biased Policing." Criminology
Barnum, Christopher C., Sandra A Quinn and Nicholas Manrique (In Press): "Racial Disparity in Iowa Prisons: A Preliminary Examination. Race and Justice.
Barnum, Christopher C., Walter Kurth, Robert Perfetti and Nick Richardson (under review): "Categorization and Implicit Cognitive Bias in Police Traffic Stops." Crime and Delinquency
Barnum, Christopher C and Robert Perfetti 2010: "Race Sensitive Choices by Police Officers in Traffic Encounters: Three Conceptual Models." Police Quarterly 13: 180 - 208.
Barnum, Christopher C. (2011), "Efficiency in Continually Operating Public Organizations: A Case Study. Public Personnel Management. 40: 279 - 292.
Barnum, Christopher C. Nick Richardson and Robert Perfetti. (in press), "The Relationship Between Underage alcohol Possession and Future Criminal Behavior." Sage Open.
Richardson, Nick and Chris Barnum. (2010), "The Effect of Communicative Impediments on Interpersonal Attachment and Deviance." Current Issues in Social Psychology Vol. 15: 12.
Barnum, Christopher C and Barry Markovsky, 2007. "Group Membership and Social Influence." Current Issues in Social Psychology. Vol. 13:3.
Kalkhoff, Will and Christopher Barnum, 2000. "The Effects of Status and Social Identity in Task Groups." Social Psychology Quarterly. 63: 95 - 115.
McLeer, Jennifer, Jake Frederick, Barry Markovsky and Chris Barnum 2011. "Open Interaction Coding" In Ed Lawler and Shane Thye (eds.) Advances in Group Processes. Greenwich Conn. JAI Press.
Barnum, Christopher, 2006. "The Effects of Status and Group Membership Modeled in a Graph-Theoretic Setting." In Ed Lawler and Shane Thye (eds.) Advances in Group Processes Greenwich Conn. JAI Press.
Barnum, Christopher, 1997. "A Reformulated Social Identity Theory." In Barry Markovsky, Michael Lovaglia and Lisa Troyer (eds.) Advances in Group Processes. Greenwich Conn. JAI Press.
2009 - present : The SAU Grad-Council Executive Committee.
2009 - present: The SAU Grad-Council Marketing and Recruitment subcommittee.
2009 - present: Institutional Review Board, St. Ambrose University.
2007 - present Honors Task Force, St Ambrose University.
2007 - present: SAU Co-Chair Sociology and Criminal Justice Departments merger committee.
2009 - present: Lead consultant for the Davenport, Iowa Civil Rights Commission and City of Davenport Police Department. Principal investigator for examination of racial disparity in police traffic stop data.
2008 - present: Lead consultant for the City of Davenport, Iowa. Weed and Seed Grant.
2007 - present: Lead consultant for the City of Iowa City, Iowa. Officer Traffic Stop Behavior and ‘Early Warning' evaluations.
2007 Volunteer consultant for the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Police Officer Scheduling.