Jeremiah Johnson, Ph.D.

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Practitioner in Residence
Criminal Justice
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Ph.D., City University of New York Graduate Center, 2015
Major: Criminal Justice

M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2012
Major: Criminal Justice

M.S., Western Connecticut State University, 2008
Major: Justice Administration

B.A., Geneva College, 2000
Major: Sociology

About Jeremiah

Jeremiah Johnson is a nascent criminal justice scholar, currently serving in the public sector as a sworn member of the Darien Police Department in Connecticut. During his 15 year law enforcement career Jeremiah has worked as a patrol officer, field training officer, accreditation manager, patrol sergeant, detective sergeant, and acting lieutenant. Jeremiah is affiliated with the Police Foundation in Washington DC where he serves as a Policing Fellow. In 2016, he was selected by the National Institute of Justice as a LEADS Program Scholar. His research interests include crime prevention, police recruitment and selection, diffusion of policing innovations, performance measurement, organizational theory, and network science.

Academic Awards
  • Alumni Award, Geneva College, 2017
  • Arthur Niederhoffer Memorial Fellowship, John Jay College, 2012
  • Fyfe Fellowship, John Jay College, 2011
Recent Conference Presentations
  • Virtual Facilities and Crime: A Test of the Crime Triangle Utilizing Pokémon Go, International Association of Crime Analysts, September 11th, 2017. New Orleans, LA.
  • Diffusion of State Law Enforcement Accreditation: A Social Network Analysis. American Society of Criminology. November 20th, 2015. Washington, D.C.​
Courses Taught
  • CJST 2251 Quantitative Applications in CJ
  • CJST 2250 Scientific Methods in CJ
  • CJST 3311 Criminology
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