Lyn Exum

Lyn Exum
Job Title: 
Associate Professor
Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2008
Research Interest: 
Dr. Exum’s research interests center largely on examining theories of criminal behavior, especially those related to criminal decision making. In his research, Dr. Exum focuses on both methodological and theoretical issues that examine how scholars study criminal decision making, and what factors influence the decision to offend. Dr. Exum’s research also focuses on policy-relevant issues, such as the impact of alcohol on violent crime, the impact of specialized police units on domestic violence, and the impact of drug courts on offender recidivism.





Recent and/or Relevant Publications

Kuhns, J.B., Exum, M.L., Clodfelter, T.A., & Bottia, M.  (Forthcoming). A meta-analysis of the alcohol and intoxication status of homicide offenders. Homicide Studies.

Turner, M.G., Exum, M.L, Brame, R., & Holt, T.J. (2013). Bullying victimization and adolescent mental health: general and typological effects across sex. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 53-59.

Exum, M.L., Hartman, J.L., Friday, P.C., & Lord, V.B. (2010). Policing domestic violence in the post-SARP era: The impact of a domestic violence police unit. Crime and Delinquency.  Currently available through the On-Line First program (DOI: 10.1177/0011128710382345), with a paginated journal issue to follow.

Exum, M. L., Kuhns, J. B., Koch, B., & Johnson, C. (2010). An examination of situational crime preventions strategies across convenience stores and fast food restaurants. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 21: 269-295.

Gottfredson, D.C., & Exum, M.L. (2002). The Baltimore city drug treatment court: One-year results from a randomized study. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 39, 337-356.

Areas of Research and Teaching Expertise

Justice Policy
Methods and Analysis

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