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Ojmarrh Mitchell

Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Biography: 

Ojmarrh Mitchell is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Professor Mitchell earned his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland with a doctoral minor in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation. His research interests center on criminal justice policy, particularly in the areas of drug control, sentencing and corrections, and racial fairness in the criminal justice system.  More broadly, Dr. Mitchell studies the effectiveness and fairness of criminal justice sanctions. His research has appeared in many criminology journals including Justice Quarterly, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Criminology & Public Policy. Dr. Mitchell recently won NIJ’s W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars in Race and Crime award to study prosecutorial decision-making and case processing in the state of Florida.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, 2003
  • M.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, 1999
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Washington, 1996
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 503Research Methods
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 608Adv Topics-Courts & Sentencing
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 302Research Methods
Honors / Awards: 

National Institute of Justice, W.E.B. Du Bois, Scholars in Race and Crime

National Institute of Justice, W.E.B. Du Bois, Fellowship

 

Editorships: 

Editorial Board Member, Criminology, 2017-Present

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Experimental Criminology, 2011-Present

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 2017-Present

Editorial Board Member, Race and Crime: An International Journal, 2018-Present

Professional Associations: 

American Society of Criminology

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Service: 

Consultant/Subject Matter Expert on racial profiling

Executive Counselor, American Society of Criminology, 2019-Present

Science Advisory Board Member, Office of Justice Programs, 2015-2018

Standing Committee on Policy Member, American Society of Criminology, 2018-Present

Standing Review Panel Chair, National Institute of Justice, 2014-16

Standing Review Panel Member, National Institute of Justice, 2013

Grant Peer Reviewer, National Institute of Justice 2011, 2012, 2015-10

Grant Peer Reviewer, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015, 2018

Grant Peer Reviewer, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2016-18

Campbell Collaboration Methods Group, 2014-2016

Area Chair, American Society of Criminology, Annual Meetings, 2014

Program Committee, ACJS 2009, 2011

Minority Affairs Committee, American Society of Criminology,2008

Program Committee, American Society of Criminology, 2007

August Vollmer Award Committee, American Society of Criminology, 2007

Gene Carte Student Paper Competition Committee, American Society of Criminology, 2004-05