Brandon Stroup, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Dr. Stroup is a graduate of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Criminal Justice; Indiana University of Pennsylvania with both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminology.

He has professional experience working within the adult prison system and juvenile justice system. During the years of 2010-2011, Dr. Stroup developed, implemented, and evaluated a program to facilitate increased connection between prison inmates and their children. He has been teaching at Lyndon State College since 2013, during which he has created the format and many of the courses found in the updated criminal justice curriculum, including the GIS Applications in Criminal Justice, Terrorism, Community and Restorative Justice, and Environmental Justice.

Dr. Stroup has presented his research at many regional, national, and international Criminal Justice conferences. His current research interests include crime-mapping communities and its application to police patrols and race and class, the media and criminal justice system, incarcerated parents and their families, environmental criminology, and Vermont succession movements. Dr. Stroup is the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the St. Johnsbury Community Restorative Justice Center and has served as a board member since 2014.

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