Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Professor James Byrne, Ph. D.
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Fall 2014 Courses:Technology and the Criminal Justice System (44.203) Research Methods in Criminal Justice(44.390)

Previous Courses:

Community Based Corrections(44.351) | Administration of Justice (44.503) ||Violence in America (Undergrad) Criminological Theory (44.521-201)Violence in America (Graduate- online)(44.624)

2011 Honors- Recipient of both The Distinguished Scholar Award and The Marguerite Warren and Ted B. Palmer Differential Intervention Award from the American Society of Criminology

Byrne Receives Distinguished Scholar Award

James Byrne, Ph. D.

Phone: 978-934-3992

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Office Hours:

Mahoney 224

Tuesdays 10:00am-11:00am, Thursdays 10:00am-11:00am (or by appointment)

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Timothy Edson


Office Hours: Tues/Thurs: 10am-11am, 12:30pm-2pm



Professor Byrne received his undergraduate degree in Sociology (Summa cum Laude) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. He is the author of several books, monographs, journal articles, and research reports on a wide range of criminal and juvenile justice policy and program evaluation issues.




James Byrne is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He has been teaching at UMass, Lowell since 1984. Dr. Byrne's research interests include institutional culture, intermediate sanctions, offender reentry, violent crime, and the effectiveness of various forms of offender treatment and control.

Curriculum Vita December 2011

Recent Publications (see CV for full listing):



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