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Associate Professor 

John LewisOffice: Wilson Hall, Room G1

Office Phone: 724-357-7740



PhD Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2006
MA Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2002
BS Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University, 1997

Areas of Interest

Criminological Theory, Research Methods, Policing, Terrorism


Dr. Lewis has been a part of the IUP faculty since 2007. His current research interests include legal impact studies, deterrence theory, and juvenile alcohol use. Dr. Lewis is a Faculty Fellow at the John P. Murtha Institute for Homeland Security. Currently he serves on the Universitywide Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and is a member of the Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Board. He has recently published works in the Journal of Correctional Education and in Criminal Justice Studies.

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice Department
  • Wilson Hall, Room 200
    411 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2720
  • Fax: 724-357-4018
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.