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O'Boyle, Timothy J.

Professor
Anthropology/Sociology
610-683-4247
Old Main 303
oboyle@kutztown.edu
  • Background Information
    Background

    Doctor of Philosophy, Criminology, 2001, Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice

    Master of Arts, Criminology, 1998, Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice

    Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 1996 Kutztown University



    Courses Taught

    Principles of Sociology
    Intimate Relationships
    Sociology of Deviance
    Juvenile Delinquency
    White Collar Crime
    Criminology
    Deviant Behavior



    Publications


    2018 “Protecting Self-Image: The Rationalization of Cheating in an International Billiard League” by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle, Deviant Behavior, Vol. 40, Issue #8, pp 1020-1030.

    2014 “Techniques of Neutralization and Cheating in a National Pool League” by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle, International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed).

    2013 “The Black Panther Party: The Early Years,” presented by Bobby Seale, edited by Timothy O’Boyle and Will Plouffe, Sociological Viewpoints, December, 2013.

    2012 “College Campus Mate Selection: A Quasi-Replication” by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle and Ms. Jennifer Dawson, American International Journal of Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 2; December 2012, pp 1-11. (Peer-Reviewed)

    2012 “College Campus Mate Selection: A Quasi-Replication” by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle and Ms. Jennifer Dawson, American International Journal of Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 2; December 2012, pp 1-11. (Peer-Reviewed)

    2012 Boundaries Reader on Deviance, Crime and Criminal Justice, edited by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle, 2012, Pearson, ISBN# 13-978-1-256-21570-7, 758pp. (O’Boyle was reviewer for all articles contained in the overall Boundaries readings in deviance, crime and criminal justice – see acknowledgment).

    ** Included in the reader – Dr. Timothy O’Boyle, “The Illegal Use of Video poker Machines by Public Bars and Private Social Clubs in Pennsylvania: It’s a Rational Choice,” Journal of Economic Crime Management, Summer 2006, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp. 1-26. (Peer Reviewed)

    2010 Kevorkian and the Ninth Amendment, presented by Jack Kevorkian, edited by Timothy O’Boyle and C. Plouffe, Jr., Sociological Viewpoints, Special 25th Anniversary Edition, Fall, 2010, pp.27-36.

    2009 Terrorism and Super Patriotism, presented by Michael Parenti, edited by C. Plouffe Jr. and Timothy O’Boyle, Sociological Viewpoints, Vol. 25, Fall 2009, pp. 23-35.

    2009 War Powers, Guantanamo Bay, and the Japanese Internment Camp Cases, presented by Peter Irons, edited by C. Plouffe Jr. and Timothy O’Boyle, Sociological Viewpoints, Vol. 25, Fall 2009, pp. 37-50

    2007 Book Review of “Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities,” by Walter Skogan, City & Community, Volume 6, Number 4, December 2007, p. 394. (Peer Reviewed).

    2006 “The Illegal Use of Video poker Machines by Public Bars and Private Social Clubs in Pennsylvania: It’s a Rational Choice,” Journal of Economic Crime Management, Summer 2006, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp. 1-26. (Peer Reviewed)

    2005 Boundaries Reader on Deviance, Crime and Criminal Justice, volumes 1 & 2, edited by Dr. Timothy O’Boyle, Pearson Custom Publication, 2005 372pps.

    2003 Pennsylvania State Policy Paper “An Analysis of the Benefits and Costs of Legislation to Legalize Slot Machines at Race Tracks and Slot Palaces in Pennsylvania” - prepared at the request of PA Senator Majority Leader, David Brightbill (August)

    2003 Pennsylvania State Policy Paper following research of slot machine usage in Las Vegas, NV, prepared and published “The Feasibility of Generating One Billion Dollars Annually through the Legalization of Slot Machines at Race Tracks and Slot Palaces in Pennsylvania” - prepared at the request of PA Senator Majority Leader, David Brightbill (September)

    2001 O’Boyle, Timothy. “Gambling and Small Business Crime Deterrence: the illegal use of video poker machines by public bars and private social clubs in Pennsylvania.” Dissertation published by Michigan University Press.
  • Office Hours
    Term Days Start Time End Time Room Additional Information
    Fall 2022 TH 9:00AM 9:30AM AF DINING
    Fall 2022 TH 1:30PM 2:00PM AF DININGR
    Fall 2022 W 11:00AM 2:00PM OM303
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Fall 2022 TH 9:30AM 10:50AM SOC 10CD 050 AF101
    Fall 2022 TH 12:00PM 1:20PM SOC 10CD 060 AF101
    Fall 2022 TH 12:00PM 1:20PM SOC 10CD 061 AF101
    Fall 2022 SOC 245CD 815 ONLINE
    Fall 2022 SOC 271 816 ONLINE