|University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Criminal Justice Program
|Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice
Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Justin W. Patchin joined the faculty at UW-Eau Claire in 2004. He received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from Michigan State University. For over a decade he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying, social networking, and sexting. He travels around the United States and abroad training educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and youth on how to prevent and respond to adolescent misuses of technology.
Dr. Patchin has written four books and numerous articles for academic and professional publications. His co-authored book: "Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying" was named Educator Book of the Year by ForeWord reviews. His most recent book: "School Climate 2.0: Preventing Cyberbullying and Sexting One Classroom at a Time" was published in April 2012. He is working with longtime collaborator Sameer Hinduja (Florida Atlantic University) to finalize a new book on cyberbullying for teens that will be published in December, 2013.
Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. In 2011 he received UW-Eau Claire's Excellence in Scholarship Award. He has spoken at the White House and the FBI Academy, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, the BBC, in the New York Times and many other national and international media to discuss issues related to teens use and misuse of technology.
|Dr. Patchin regularly teaches Survey of the Criminal Justice System (CRMJ/SOC 103) and Criminology Theory (CRMJ 301).|
|Survey of the Criminal Justice System (CRMJ/SOC 103)|
|Criminology Theory (CRMJ 301)|
|Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice (CRMJ 302)|
|Youth Gangs (CRMJ 349)|
|Teen Technology Misuse (CRMJ 359)|
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|updated: August, 2013|