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Ben Brown

Dr. Ben Brown  

Dr. Ben Brown
Chair of Criminal Justice Department   
M0 Building- M1.114A



Dr. Brown has been a member of the faculty of UTB since 1998. Prior to joining UTB he worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., spent time working in South Korea, and taught at Eastern Illinois University. In 2006 he was granted a developmental leave of absence and returned to South Korea, where he spent the year teaching and conducting research. Dr. Brown has published research in more than a dozen academic journals, such as Crime & Delinquency, the Journal of Criminal Justice, and Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.


Ph.D., Kansas State University
M.A., University of Louisville
B.A. Bellarmine College

CV/VITAE: Brown Vitae

Classes Taught:

CRIJ 1313 Juvenile Justice System
CRIJ 3302 Research Methods on Criminal Justice
CRIJ 4312 Principles of Law Enforcement Supervision
CRIJ 4313 Seminar of Issues in Law Enforcement

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Fear of Crime
Law Enforcement Issues
Juvenile Issues

Previous Experience:

Refer to Vitae


Office: MO 1.112

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