Grant Tietjen

Assistant Professor

Teaches criminal justice courses. Dr. Tietjen is a member of the American Sociological Association and the American Society of Criminology.

Education and Training

  • PhD, MA, BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sociology

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Criminal justice
  • Criminology
  • Education
  • Criminological theory
  • Mass incarceration
  • Social stigma
  • Social inequality


Tietjen, G. 2017. Convict Criminology. The Encyclopedia of Corrections. 1-5.

Tietjen, G. (2013). Exploring educational pathways: Reintegration of the formerly incarcerated through the academy (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

Whitt, Hugh P. and Grant E. Tietjen, 2012. "Vehicular Homicide in France in the Equine Era: Were Distracted Driving and Road Rage Decivilizing Consequences of the Civilizing Process in the 1840s?" Homicide Studies. 16(2): 151-174.

Tietjen, Grant, 2012. "Auto-Ethnography on Desistance from Crime." Euro Vista: Probation and Community Justice. Vol. 3 No. 1.


Grant Tietjen

Criminal Justice
McMullen Hall 013
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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