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Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin

Professor Martin

Associate Professor

B.A. Carthage College

M.A., Ph.D. Western Michigan University

Office: 273-C Devos

Phone: 616-331-7178


Office Hours


Critical Criminology; Environmental Crime; State & Corporate Crime


Dr. Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin-Martin 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 emphasis in Criminology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Jacquelynn Doyon-Martin 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.

Courses Taught

  • CJ 101 Justice and Society
  • CJ 201 Criminology
  • CJ 320 Crimes Against Women
  • CJ 350 Juvenile Justice Process
  • CJ 355 Youth Culture and Crime
  • CJ 380 Environmental Crime
  • CJ 400 Qualitative Methods
  • CJ 622 Advanced Juvenile Justice
  • CJ 360 Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, this program bring SCJ students inside the Michigan Reformatory in Iona to have class with “inside” students in the facility.

Research Interests

Dr. Doyon-Martin’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 environmental justice issues surrounding toxic prisons, illegal trafficking of electronic waste, and the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).


  • Doyon-Martin-Martin, J.A. (2015). “Cybercrime in West Africa as a Result of Transboundary E-Waste.” Journal of Applied Security Research, 10 (2), 207-220.
  • Gerkin, P. & Doyon-Martin-Martin, J.A. (2015). “Asbestos: Not just an Exhibit at the Smithsonian,” Critical Criminology, 23 (2), 311-328.
  • Doyon-Martin, J.A. and Bradshaw, E. (2015). “Unfettered Fracking: A Critical Examination of Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States;” Chapter in the Routledge International Handbook of Crimes in the Powerful. Ed. Gregg Barak.
  • Doyon-Martin, J.A. (2015). “The international Impact of Electronic Waste.” Chapter in the Routledge International Handbook of Crimes in the Powerful. Ed. Gregg Barak.
  • Doyon-Martin, 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-Martin, 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.