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Brandon Stroup

Brandon Stroup
Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Criminal Justice
Academic History:

Ph.D. in Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

About Brandon Stroup

Dr. Stroup is a graduate of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in criminal justice and Indiana University of Pennsylvania with both an M.A. and Ph.D. in criminology.

He has professional experience working within the adult prison system and the juvenile justice system. During 2010-2011, Dr. Stroup developed, implemented, and evaluated a program to facilitate an increased connection between prison inmates and their children. He has been teaching at Lyndon since 2013, where he created the format and many of the courses found in the updated criminal justice curriculum including the GIS Applications in Criminal Justice, Terrorism, Community and Restorative Justice, and Environmental Justice.

Dr. Stroup has presented his research at many regional, national, and international criminal justice conferences. His current research interests include crime-mapping communities and its application to police patrols and race and class, the media and criminal justice system, incarcerated parents and their families, environmental criminology, and Vermont secession movements. Dr. Stroup is the secretary of the board of directors of the St. Johnsbury Community Restorative Justice Center and has served as a board member since 2014. 

Dr. Stroup has most recently presented his research at the 2017 Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice conference in Rhode Island and the 2018 International Conference of Restorative Justice in Burlington, Vermont. He has also been published in the areas of terrorism as well as criminal/restorative justice pedagogy/curriculum development.