Brian Johnson

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Brian D. Johnson is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Crime, Law & Justice in 2003 from the Pennsylvania State University. His dissertation was supported by the Forrest Crawford Fellowship for Ethical Inquiry and received the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award. In 2008 Dr. Johnson received the American Society of Criminology Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award. His current research interests include contextual variations in sentencing, racial and ethnic relations in society, and the use of advanced statistical modeling techniques to study criminal processes.

Areas of Interest:
  • Criminal Punishment, Sentencing, Social Contexts, Race and Ethnicity, Juvenile Transfer, HLM, Statistics
Degrees
  • MA Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D Pennsylvania State University
  • BA Lawrence University
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
CCJS600 Criminal Justice Fall 2017 Syllabus
CCJS600 Criminal Justice Fall 2016 Syllabus
CCJS602 Courts and Sentencing Spring 2016 Syllabus
CCJS600 Criminal Justice Fall 2015 Syllabus
CCJS670 Race, Crime, and Criminal Justice Fall 2015 Syllabus
CCJS602 Courts and Sentencing Spring 2015 Syllabus
CCJS600 Criminal Justice Fall 2014 Syllabus
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2220D LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Email: bjohnso2@umd.edu