Faculty & Staff - [ Affiliated Faculty - Dr. David C. May ]

Dr. David C. May

Dr. David C. May

Associate Professor and Criminology Program Director
Phone: (662) 325-7877
Email: dmay@soc.msstate.edu
Fax: (662) 325-4564
Curriculum Vita

David C. May is an Associate Professor and Criminology Program Direction in the Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University. He has published numerous articles in the areas of responses to school violence, perceptions of the severity of correctional punishments, fear of crime, and weapon possession in leading journals such as Justice Quarterly, The Prison Journal, Crime and Delinquency and books examining perceptions of the punitiveness of prison, fear of crime, school safety, and the antecedents of gun ownership and possession among male delinquents. The impact of race on each of these topics is regularly explored in his research. He is currently coauthoring a textbook on corrections throughout the world and working on several articles related to the aforementioned topics.