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Department Chairperson and Professor
Eastman Hall, Room 2186

John McCluskey is the chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice. He earned his BA, MA, and PhD from the University at Albany. His primary teaching areas include Criminal Justice Theory and Criminal Justice and Public Policy. His most recent research has included the study of body camera adoption in two divisions of LAPD with Justice and Security Strategies as well as a large scale data collection effort to measure prevalence, causes, and consequences of teacher victimization in San Antonio, Texas with Dr. Byongook Moon.


Moon, Byongook and McCluskey, John. (forthcoming) “School-based Victimization of Teachers in Korea: Focusing on Individual and School Characteristics.” Accepted in Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

McCluskey, John D., Moon, Byongook, Lee, Sangwon. (2015) “Korean Police Officer Attitudes Toward the Use of Force.” Asian Journal of Criminology 10(1) 7-22.

McCluskey, John D., Cancino, Jeffrey M., Tillyer, Marie, & Tillyer, Rob. (2014) “Does Organizational Structure Matter? Investigation Centralization, Case Clearances, and Robberies.”  Police Quarterly, 17(3): 250-275.

Tillyer, Rob, Tillyer, Marie, McCluskey, John D., Cancino, Jeffrey M., Todaro, J., & McKinnon, L. (2014). “Researcher-practitioner partnerships & crime analysis: A case study in action research.”  Police Practice and Research 15(5): 404-418.

Moon, Byongook, McCluskey, John D., Hwang, Hey Won, Blurton, D.  (2014) "Parent and Teacher Practices as Sources of Low Self-Control: Evidence from Korea.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 12(2) 167-187.

Moon, Byongook, McCluskey, John D., McCluskey, Cynthia P., Lee, Sangwon. (2013). “Gender, General Theory of Crime, and Computer Crime. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.57(4): 460-478.

McCluskey, John D. (2013) “A Comparison of Robbers’ Use of Physical Coercion in Commercial and Street Robberies.” Crime & Delinquency 59(3): 419-442.