Patrick Cundiff

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Patrick H. Cundiff
Assistant Professor of Sociology
(269) 387-5293
3225 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5257
Mailing address: 
Department of Sociology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5257 USA
  • Ph.D., Crime, Law & Justice, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013
  • M.A., Crime, Law & Justice, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • B.A., Psychology with a minor in Justice Studies, Kent State University, 2007
Teaching interests: 
  • Criminological Theory
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Policing in America
Research interests: 
  • Criminology
  • Life Course
  • Victimization

Dr. Patrick Cundiff is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University. Dr. Cundiff has published works in refereed journals on criminology, criminal justice, and social psychology.  Dr. Cundiff's research interests tend to be wide ranging including: birth order and crime, the effects of incarceration on future employment, characteristics of sexual assault, the impact of expectations of the future on offending, homicide trends over time, and police personality.