Dr. Tracey L. Woodard
Tracey L. Woodard
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Media Building 315
Ph.D.Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University
M.S.Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of North Florida
B.S.Telecommunications Management, Syracuse University
Areas of Specialty
Woodard, Tracey L., and Jennifer E. Copp. 2016. “Maternal incarceration and children’s delinquent involvement: The role of sibling relationships.” Children and Youth Services Review, 70:340-348.
Woodard, Tracey, and Miltonette Craig. 2016. “Tackling comprehensive exam anxieties: The doctoral student’s guide.” The Criminologist.
Selected Professional Presentations
Douglas, R.E., Woodard, T.L., and McDonald, C. "USC Upstate Student Seatbelt and Helmet Usage Study." Presented at the 15th Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium, April, 2019 in Spartanburg, SC.
Woodard, T.L., Covington, M., and McDonald, C. "Assessment in Undergraduate Research Methods- Best Practices." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, 2019 in Baltimore, MD.
Woodard, T.L. "Maternal Incarceration and Adolescent Delinquency: Siblings as Moderators." Presented at the 74th Annual American Society of Criminology Meeting, November, 2018 in Atlanta, GA.
Woodard, Tracey L. and M.O. Craig. ”Maternal Incarceration and Child Wellbeing Outcomes: Examining whether the effect of sibling relationships varies by race or ethnicity.” Presented at the 73rd Annual American Society of Criminology Meeting, November, 2017, Philadelphia, PA.
Woodard, Tracey L. and J. E. Copp. ”Do Siblings Moderate the Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Juvenile Outcomes?” Presented at the 72nd Annual American Society of Criminology Meeting, November, 2016, New Orleans, LA.
Woodard, Tracey L., J. Mestre-Brancale, M. Greenwald, S. Scaggs, and G. Pesta. ”Examining the Labeling Effects of First Arrest on Subsequent School-based Incidents and Discipline.” Presented at the 71st Annual American Society of Criminology Meeting, November, 2015, Washington, DC.
Woodard, Tracey L., J. Mestre-Brancale, and M. Greenwald. ”Examining the Relationship between the First Arrest, School Disciplinary Practices, and Involvement in the Juvenile Justice System.” Presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, 2015, Orlando, FL.
Woodard, Tracey L.. ”Child Deaths Due to Abuse and Neglect: An Examination of Florida.” Presented at the 70th Annual American Society of Criminology Meeting, November, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
Woodard, Tracey L. “Causes of Criminal Behavior.” Presented at the Inside the System for the Youth Leadership Jacksonville Forum, November, 2012 Jacksonville, FL.
2018-Present Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice, USC Upstate
2017-2018 Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice, Bridgewater State University
2009-2017 Adjunct Instructor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of North Florida