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Brian Lockwood

Brian Lockwood, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Director

Criminal Justice
Edison Hall 339F

Brian Lockwood, Ph.D.

Dr. Lockwood is a graduate of Temple University, where he obtained an M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. He earned a B.A. in Law and Justice and English from the College of New Jersey.


Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Temple University

M.A., Criminal Justice, Temple University

B.A., Law and Justice and English, College of New Jersey

Research Interests

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


Scholarly Articles

Lockwood, B., Wyant, B. R., Grunwald, H. E. (in press). Locating litter: An exploratory multilevel analysis of the spatial patterns of litter in Philadelphia. Environment & Behavior.

Wyant, B. R., Harner, H. M., Lockwood, B. (in press). Gender differences and the effect of copayments on the utilization of health care in prison. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

Lockwood, B., Harris, P. W., Grunwald, H. E. (2019). Are they buying or selling again? Estimating the impact of neighborhood-level contagion on types of juvenile drug recidivism. Crime & Delinquency, 65(10): 1455-1480.

Wyant, B. R. & Lockwood, B. (2018). Transformative learning, higher order thinking, and the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. The Journal of Correctional Education, 69(3): 49-62.

Ulan, E., Lockwood, B., & Comiskey, J. G. (2018). Constitutional, ethical, both, or neither? An investigation of Homeland Security majors’ perceptions of National Security Agency bulk surveillance programs. Journal of Homeland Security Education, 7, 46-59.

Lockwood, B., Doyle, M., & Comiskey, J. G. (2018). Armed, but too dangerous? Factors associated with citizen support for the militarization of the police. Criminal Justice Studies, 31(2): 113-127.

Doyle, M., Lockwood, B., & Comiskey, J. G. (2017). The relationship between Superstorm Sandy and the academic achievement of university students. Disasters, 41(4): 748-763.

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, K., Henderson, J., McConnell, P., & Lockwood, B. (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, J. & Lockwood, B. (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.


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Comprehensive Exam (CJ CPE)
  • Criminal Justice Research Methods (CJ 315)
  • Homeland Security Comprehensive Examination (HLS CPE)
  • Homeland Security Research Methods (HLS 315)
  • Knowledge Into Practice: Criminal Justice Capstone Course (CJ 695)
  • Policy Analysis and Research Methods in Homeland Security (HLS 690)
  • Research Methods (CJ 315)
  • Seminar in Criminal Justice (CJ 490)
  • Senior Research Project in Homeland Security (HLS 490)
  • Statistics for Criminal Justice (CJ 211)

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

2022 Summer E

2022 Summer C

2022 Spring

2021 Fall

2021 Summer E

2021 Summer C

2021 Spring

2020 Fall

2020 Summer E

2020 Summer C

2020 Spring