School of Criminal Justice

Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice


273C DeVos Center                                                            Phone:  (616) 331-7178

School of Criminal Justice                                                  Fax:        (616) 331-7155

Grand Valley State University                                            Email: 

410 W. Fulton St.

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Dr. Jacquelynn Doyon joined the School of Criminal Justice in the fall of 2012. Before coming to GVSU, Jacquelynn served as adjunct faculty at both Western Michigan University and Central Michigan University.


Dr. Doyon teaches a wide variety of courses at GVSU, including Justice and Society (CJ 101), Criminology (CJ 201), Crimes Against Women (CJ 320), Juvenile Justice Process (CJ 350), Youth Culture and Crime (CJ 355), Environmental Crime (CJ 380), and Qualitative Methods (CJ 400).  In addition, she also teaches the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program (CJ 360) which brings SCJ students inside the Michigan Reformatory in Ionia to have class with “inside” students in the facility.


Dr. Doyon completed her undergraduate studies at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, graduating with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, Sociology and Political Science. She earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Doyon, J.A. (2014). Corporate Environmental Crime in the Electronic Waste Industry: The Case of Executive Recycling, Inc. Critical Perspectives on Green Criminology Series. Internet Journal of Criminology.68-89.   

Doyon, J.A. (2012). “Criminalization and Controversy: Arizona’s New Immigration Law,” in Dimensions of Crime as a Social Problem.  eds. McNamara, R.H. and K. Bell. Carolina Academic Press.


Dr. Doyon’s research interests include a variety of social justice issues, focusing primarily on environmental crime and justice (green criminology) as well as state and corporate crime. Her most current research projects include such topics as the illegal trafficking of electronic waste, international policies and procedures on global warming, and the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).

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