Johnny Nhan

Associate Professor and Criminal Justice Graduate Director
Criminal Justice
Scharbauer Hall 4209 | 817-257-5846

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Ph.D. Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine, 2008
BA Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine, 1999
BA Economics, University of California, Irvine, 1999

Courses Taught

Controversial issues in policing
Introduction to criminal justice
Law and society
Policing cyberspace
Police in a free society
Research methods I
Surveillance, security & society
Victimless crime
White-collar crime
Advanced criminological theory (graduate)
Policing (graduate)

Areas of Focus

White-collar crime
Race and crime

Nhan, J., Bowen, K., & Polzer, K (2017).  The reentry labyrinth:  The anatomy of a reentry services network.  Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 56(1), 1-17.  doi: 10.1080/10509674.2016.1257533

Nhan, J., Huey, L., & Broll, R. (2015).  Digilantism:  An analysis of crowdsourcing and the Boston Marathon bombings.  British Journal of Criminology.  doi:10.1093/bjc/azv118

Huey, L., Nhan, J., & Broll, R. (2012).  ‘Uppity civilians’ and ‘cyber vigilantes’: The role of the general public in policing cyber crime.  Criminology & Criminal Justice, 12(4), 81-97.

Nhan, J. (2010).  Policing cyberspace: Structural and cultural issues.  El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

Cleburne Times
Fast Company
ABC News
Fox News
Miami Herald
Houston Chronicle

Topics discussed include: Police shootings, race and crime, prisoner re-entry, terrorism, and computer gaming.