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Brian Lockwood, PhD

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Director

PhD, Criminal Justice, Temple University

MA, Criminal Justice, Temple University

BA, Law and Justice and English, College of New Jersey

Office: Edison Science Building, Room 339F

Phone: 732-571-7567


Spring 2018 Office Hours:

Tuesday: 10:30am - 11:30am

Wednesday: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Spring 2018 Courses:

CJ/HLS 315-01

CJ 490-02


Dr. Lockwood is a graduate of Temple University, where he obtained an MA and PhD in Criminal Justice. He earned a BA in Law and Justice and English from the College of New Jersey.

Research Interests:

Uses of GIS in Criminal Justice; juvenile delinquency; spatial criminology


Scholarly Articles:

Doyle, Matthew*, Brian Lockwood , and John G. Comiskey. (in press). The relationship between Superstorm Sandy and the academic achievement of university students. Disasters .

Bartelt, David W., Karin Eyerich-Garg, and Brian Lockwood . (2017). The relationships between community context and entry into a homeless shelter system. Journal of Urban Affairs , 39(5): 675-690.

Auerhahn, Kathleen, Jaime Henderson, Patrick McConnell, and Brian Lockwood . (2017). Are you judged by the residence you keep? Homicide sentencing, attribution and neighborhood context. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society , 18(1): 28-51.

Schmidt, Julia* and Brian Lockwood . (2017). Love and other grades: A study of the effects of romantic relationship status on the academic performance of university students. The Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice , 19(1): 81-97.

Lockwood, Brian  and John G. Comiskey. (2016). The use of research resources from a university library by criminal justice students.  Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian , 35(1): 2-18.

Taylor, Ralph B., Wyant, Brian R., and Brian Lockwood .   (2015). Variable links within perceived police legitimacy?: Fairness and effectiveness across races and places. Social Science Research , 49: 234-248.

Lockwood , Brian , Elizabeth R. Groff, and George F. Rengert. (2015). The relationship between social distance and treatment attrition for juvenile offenders. Journal of Urban Affairs , 37(4): 462-477.

Fader, Jamie J., Brian Lockwood , Victoria L. Schall, and Benjamin Stokes. (2015). A promising approach to narrowing the school-to-prison pipeline: The WISE Arrest Diversion Program. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice , 13(2): 123-142.

Lockwood, Brian , and Philip W. Harris . (2015). Kicked out or dropped out?: Disaggregating the effects of community-based treatment attrition on juvenile recidivism. Justice Quarterly , 32(4): 705-728.