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Criminology Forum 10/20, “Facial Profiling in the Halls of Justice: Race, Appearance and Criminal Punishment”

Please join us for our upcoming Criminology Forum.

Brian Johnson, Ph.D., Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland will be our guest speaker for the next Criminology Forum. 

Date: Friday, October 20

Room: 406 Oswald Tower

Time: 3:00-4:00pm

“Facial Profiling in the Halls of Justice: Race, Appearance and Criminal Punishment”

Brian D. Johnson is a 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.

Available online via Zoom: 483-756-121

Meeting ID to join: https://psu.zoom.us/j/483756121

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Justice Center for Research and the Department of Sociology and Criminology.