Thomas Loughran

Associate Professor

Thomas A. Loughran is an Assistant Professor in the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Public Policy Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. Tom’s main research interests focus on deterrence, specifically individuals' response to sanctioning, models of offender decision-making and risk. Other research interests include juvenile justice policy and methods for eliciting treatment effects from non-experimental data.

Areas of Interest:
  • Criminal Decision-Making and Deterrence, Juvenile Justice, Statistical Methods
  • Carnegie Mellon University
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus File
CCJS398 Law Enforcement Field Training Spring 2015 Syllabus
CCJS699L Special Criminological Problems; Seminar on Causal Inference Spring 2015 Syllabus
CCJS388H Independent Reading Course in Criminology and Criminal Justice Fall 2014 Syllabus
CCJS389H Independent Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice Fall 2014 Syllabus
CCJS489H Honors Thesis Research Fall 2014
CCJS710 Advanced Research Methods in Criminology Fall 2014
  • Perceptions of Procedural Justice and Corporate Decisions to Participate in White Collar Crime: Evidence from Cross-National Data
Current Students
  • Thomas Loughran
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice