Theodore "Teddy" joined the faculty at the School of Criminal Justice in the fall of 2017. He received his Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice in 2017 from the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland in College Park.
Offender Decision Making, Criminal Justice Practitioner Decision Making, Courts and Sentencing, Quantitative Methods
Teddy's primary research interests include decision making (both on the part of offenders and criminal justice practitioners) and quantitative methods. His current research focuses on exapting constructs from behavioral economics that can be applied to improve understanding of offender and criminal justice practitioner decision making. He is also interested in unpacking and explaining racial disparities arising throughout the sentencing process.