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
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Degrees

  • Degree Type
    MA
    Degree Details
    Pennsylvania State University
  • Degree Type
    Ph.D
    Degree Details
    Pennsylvania State University
  • Degree Type
    BA
    Degree Details
    Lawrence University
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
CCJS600 Criminal Justice Fall 2018 Syllabus
Brian Johnson
2220D LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Email
bjohnso2 [at] umd.edu