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Melvina Sumter

  • Melvina Sumter
  • Associate Professor
  • Sociology & Criminal Justice
  • 6004 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3812
  • msumter@odu.edu
  • Education

    Florida State University, 1999
    Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of South Carolina , 1990
    Major: Criminal Justice
    Degree: M.A.
    University of South Carolina , 1985
    Major: Political Science
    Degree: B.A.
  • 2007: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice President’s Award
  • 2007: Old Dominion University President’s Award
  • 2006: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Chairman’s Award
  • 2003: Favorite Professor , Presented by Delta Sigma Lambda
  • 2003: Nominated as Faculty Advisor of the Year , Student Chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
  • 2002: Community Stewardship , Presented by the Norfolk Re-Development Housing Authority
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    "Domestic Violence Training Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development"
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University VCU/VISSTA, Old Dominion University Center for Family Violence Research and Education
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Carmody, D. C.; Payne, B.; Plichta, S.; Vandecar, T.; Sumter, M. T.; Appel, J.
    “Religion and Post-Release Community Adjustment”
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institute of Justice
    Date: 1998 - 2000
    Investigators:Sumter, M. T.