Justin Pascal Bernstein

Doctoral Candidate, Criminology and Criminal Justice Fellow

Justin is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and a Senior Researcher in the Maryland Judiciary’s Administrative Office of the Courts.

While a student at the University of Maryland, Justin served as a Graduate Research Assistant at the National Institute of Justice, as a Policy Analyst and Graduate Research Assistant with the Maryland State Commission for Criminal Sentencing Policy, and as a Research Assistant for Professor Sally S. Simpson.

Justin began his career as first a Research Assistant, and then a Senior Research Assistant, with the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, Inc. Later he worked as a Litigation Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Prior to entering the doctoral program at UMD, Justin served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco. He graduated from Drew University and Fordham Law School.

Areas of Interest:
  • Criminal Justice Policy & Practice
  • White-Collar and Corporate/Business Crime
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Degrees
  • MA Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park
  • JD magna cum laude, Fordham Law School
  • BA summa cum laude, Drew University
  • Justin Bernstein
2220B LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Phone: (301) 405-4699
Email: jpberns@umd.edu