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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: McAllan Hall , Room 24

Phone: 732-571-7567


Fall 2016 Office Hours:

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Fall 2016 Courses:

CJ/HLS 315-01

CJ 490-01

HLS 690-OL


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

Selected Works:

Scholarly Articles:

Brian Lockwood and John G. Comiskey, (in press). The use of research resources from a university library by criminal justice students. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian.

Schmidt, Julia and Brian Lockwood. (in press). 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.

Brian Lockwood, Elizabeth R. Groff, and George F. Rengert. (in press). The relationship between social distance and treatment attrition for juvenile offenders. Journal of Urban Affairs.

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.

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.

Taylor, Ralph B., Brian R. Wyant, 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. (2014). What clears burglary offenses?: Estimating the influences of multiple perspectives of burglary clearance in Philadelphia. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 37(4):746-761.

Lockwood, Brian, and Brian R. Wyant. (2014). Who cares who protects us?: The relationship between type of police coverage and citizen satisfaction with the police. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 15(6): 461-475.

Lockwood, Brian, Brian R. Wyant, Ronald L. Reisner, and Gregory J. Coram. (2014). To pay or not to pay?: An investigation of the direct and moderating effects of community context on citizen willingness to fund the police. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 15(2), 14-30.

Groff, Elizabeth R., and Brian Lockwood. (2014). Criminogenic Facilities and Crime across Street Segments in Philadelphia: Uncovering Evidence about the Spatial Extent of Facility Influence. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(3): 277-314.

Lockwood, Brian. (2012). The influence of travel distance on treatment non-completion for juvenile offenders. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 49(4): 572-600.

Lockwood, Brian. (2012). The presence and nature of a near-repeat pattern of motor vehicle theft. The Security Journal, 25(1): 38-56.

Harris, Philip W., Brian Lockwood, and Liz Mengers. (2011). Measuring recidivism in juvenile corrections. Journal of Juvenile Justice, 1(1): 1-16.

Mennis, Jeremy, Philip W. Harris, Zoran Obradovic, Alan Izenman, Heidi Grunwald, and Brian Lockwood. (2011). The effect of neighborhood characteristics and spatial spillover on urban juvenile delinquency and recidivism. Professional Geographer, 63(2): 174-192.

Grunwald, Heidi E., Brian Lockwood, Philip W. Harris, and Jeremy Mennis. (2010). Influences of neighborhood context, individual history, and parenting behavior on recidivism among juvenile offenders. Youth & Adolescence, 39(9): 1067-1079.