Philip   A.  Ethridge

Associate Professor  

Office: ELABN 337
Phone: (956) 665-3660
Email: philip.ethridge@utrgv.edu

Professor Philip A. Ethridge





Selected Publications


  • Philip Ethridge , Thomas White , "The Use of Medically Recommended IOntensive Supervision ( Medcial Parole) In Texas ," Journla of Correctional Health (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015).

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment of the New Juvenile Detention Facility. 2005.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment of the Current Juvenile Detention Facility. 2004.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment of the New Juvenile Detention Facility. 2004.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department: An Analysis of the cost of housing inmates in outside facilities.. 2004.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department: An Analysis of the operation of the New Detention Facility. 2004.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment of the Current Juvenile Detention Facility.. 2003.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment of the New Juvenile Detention Facility.. 2003.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment: Proposed Budget for Staffing of New Detention Facility.. 2003.

  • Philip Ethridge. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department: An Analysis and Needs Assessment: Staffing of New Detention Facility.. 2003.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Philip Ethridge. 2007 Summer Writing Institute Grants, $2,000.00 ( 2007)

  • Philip Ethridge. 2006 Summer Writing Institute Grants, $2,000.00 ( 2006)

  • Philip Ethridge. COPS Grant, ( 1998)

  • Philip Ethridge. Analyzing the Attitudes of County Judges and County Sheriffs Toward the Privatization of County Jails, (August 1991 - December 1991)



Selected Presentations


  • Philip Ethridge and Denise DeLeon. "Human Trafficking ," Texas Juvenile Detention Association 2017 Management Conference, Texas Juvenile Detention Association, South Padre Island, TX (November 2017)

  • Philip Ethridge and Thomas White. "The Life of Riley: Texas' response to cell phone searches of arrestees ," Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Annual Meeting, Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Fort worth, TX (October 2017)

  • Philip Ethridge and Thomas White. "An Analysis of the Politics of the Texas Personal Protection Act," Southwestern Association of Criminal Jusutice Annual Meeting, Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Fort worth, TX (October 2017)

  • Philip Ethridge. "Human Trafficking or Human Smuggling: Myths, Facts and Perils," 12th Annual Human Trafficking Conference, South Texas College, McAllen, TX (April 2017)

  • Philip Ethridge . "Offenders in prison and increassing healthcare costs: The case fo Texas ," 2016 Annual Conference Southwestern Assocaition of Criminal Justice , SWCJA, Oklahoma city, OK (October 2016)

  • Thomas White, Philip Ethridge, and Oscar Lopez. "Fundamentals of DWI Scientific Evidence," Annual Meeting Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, South Padre Island Texas (October 2015)

  • Philp Ethridge . "Fundamenatals of DWI Scientific Evidence ," 2014 Annual SWACJ Conference - october 2015, SouthWest Criminal jsutice Association, South padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Philip Ethridge . "Legal Analysis of Medically Recommended Intesnive Supervision Statute," Annual SWACJ Conference 2014 , SouthWest Association of Criminal Justice, Sotuh Padre Island, TX (October 2014)

  • Thomas White and Philip Ethridge. "A Legal Analysis of the Medically Recommended Intensive Supervision Statute in Texas," Annual Meeting Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, South Padre Island, Texas (October 2014)

  • Philip Ethridge . "Older Offenders in Prisons and Increasing Health Costs: The Case of Texas," 8th Annual Research Conference at UTPA, Univrsity of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX (April 2014)

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