Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 678-839-6330 | Fax:
Office: Pafford Social Science Building 238
Mike Johnson joined the University of West Georgia faculty in 2006. Professor Johnson’s research interests are in juvenile delinquency, victimology, and criminal justice policy and practice. He has published on the subjects of juvenile delinquency, victimization, corrections, and policing. Also, he is a Co-Investigator on the ADVANCE IT CATALYST: Toward a Transformation of Culture grant project awarded by the National Science Foundation. Professor Johnson’s teaching specializations are in juvenile delinquency and justice, victimology, social inequality and crime, and research methods.
- B.A., Sociology and Psychology, St. Ambrose University, 1996
- M.S., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1999
- Ph.D., Sociology, Iowa State University, 2001
- Johnson, Lee M. (Ed.). 2012. Experiencing Corrections: From Practitioner to Professor. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Pino, Nathan W. & Lee M. Johnson. 2011. “Police Deviance and Community Relations in Trinidad and Tobago.” Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management 34(3): 454-478.
- Johnson, Lee M. 2008. “A Place for Art in Prison: Art as a Tool for Rehabilitation and Management.” Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice 5(2): 100-120.
- Johnson, Lee M., Ronald L. Simons & Rand D. Conger. 2004. "Criminal Justice System Involvement and Continuity of Youth Crime: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Youth & Society 36(1): 3-29.
- Johnson, Lee M., Rehan Mullick & Charles L. Mulford. 2002. “General vs. Specific Victim Blaming.” Journal of Social Psychology 142(2): 249-263.