John LewisProfessor, Advising Center Director

Office: 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


John Lewis has been a part of the IUP faculty since 2007. His current research interests include legal impact studies, deterrence theory, and underage alcohol use. John has served as the department's assistant chair, interim director of the Criminal Justice Training Center, director of the Criminology Advising Center, co-chair of the University-Wide Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, and co-director for Advising and Student Engagement for the Center of Teaching Excellence. He has published works in the Journal of Correctional Education, Criminal Justice Studies, and Police Quarterly.