Brian J. Smith
- Ph.D., Justice Studies, Arizona State University, 1997
- M.A., Criminal Justice, Indiana University, 1991
- A.B., Sociology, Colby College, 1988
Areas of Teaching expertise
- Justice Theory
- Penology and Corrections
- Juvenile Delinquency/Juvenile Justice
- Research Methods
- Inequalities and Justice Processes
- Juvenile Justice
- Marginalized Youth and Education
- Inequalities and Justice
- Justice Theories and Law
- Popular Culture and Justice
- "The Significance of Race: African-Americans and Criminal Justice" in Investigating Difference: Human and Cultural Relations in Criminal Justice, 2nd ed. The Criminal Justice Collective of Northern Arizona University (eds.) Boston, Allyn & Bacon, 2008.
- Smith, Deborah, L. and Smith, Brian J. "Perceptions of Violence: The Views of Teachers Who Left Urban Schools." The High School Journal 89 (3): 34-43, 2006.
- Smith, Brian J. "Contemporary Youth Justice: Researching the Intersections of Social Inequalities and Social Control Ideologies." Social Problems Forum: The SSSP Newsletter 37(1): 43-44, 2006.
- "Living on the Boundaries in America: An Exploration of Marginalized Youth’s National and Legal Consciousness." Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. 3(3): 87-107, 2005.
- "Cultural Curriculum and Marginalized Youth: An Analysis of Conflict at a Community School for Juvenile Parolees." The Urban Review 35 (4): 253-280, 2003
- Book review of "Constitutive Criminology at Work: Applications to Crime and Justice." Stuart Henry and Dragon Milovanovic (ed.), Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social and Restorative Justice 6(1): 95-97, 2003.
- "An Interpretation of Juvenile Parolees' Gender Constructions at School." The High School Journal 85(2): 43-53, 2001.
- "Marginalized Youth, Delinquency, and Education: The Need for Critical-Interpretative Research." The Urban Review 32(3): 293-312, 2000.
- "Historical Injustices, Contemporary Inequalities: African-Americans and Criminal Justice," in Investigating Difference: Human and Cultural Relations in Criminal Justice, The Criminal Justice Collective of Northern Arizona University (eds.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon, pp. 71-84, 1999.
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work