Mike Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator
Phone: 678-839-6330 | Fax:
Office: Pafford Social Science Building 230
Mike Johnson joined the University of West Georgia faculty in 2006. Professor Johnsonï¿½s current research interests are in juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile offender treatment. He has published on the subjects of juvenile delinquency, victimization, corrections, and policing. Also, he is a Co-Investigator of ADVANCE IT CATALYST: Toward a Transformation of Culture, a project funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Professor Johnsonï¿½s teaching specializations are in juvenile delinquency and justice, victimology, social inequality and crime, and research methods.
- A.A., Social Work, Scott Community College, 1993
- 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. 2014. Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings. Waltham, MA: Anderson Publishing, Elsevier.
- 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., 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.
Courses and Sections
- CRIM-2245 (Juvenile Delinquency)
- CRIM-3241 (Corrections)
- CRIM-3333 (Victimology)
- CRIM-4232 (Family Violence)
- CRIM-4255 (Youth, Crime and Community)
- CRIM-4284 (Senior Capstone)
- CRIM-5232 (Family Violence)
- CRIM-6182 (Victimology)
- CRIM-6999 (Thesis)