Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Office: BS 4086
- Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2015
- M.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2011
- B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2006
- American Society of Criminology
Major fields of expertise:
- Offender decision-making
- Offender communication
- Drug markets
- Qualitative research methods
PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH
- Dickinson, Timothy. 2017. Non-violent threats, promises, and deterrence among drug dealers. The International Journal of Drug Policy, 42:7-14.
- Ray, Bradley, Kenna Quinet, Timothy Dickinson, and Alfarena Ballew. 2017. Disentangling fatal overdoses in Marion County, Indiana. Journal of Urban Health, January, 1-10.
- Dickinson, T. & Wright, R. (2015). Gossip, decision-making, and deterrence in drug markets. British Journal of Criminology. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azv010
- Dickinson, T. (2015). Exploring the drugs/violence nexus among active offenders: Contributions from the St. Louis school. Criminal Justice Review, 40: 67-86.
- Wright, R., Tekin, E., Topalli, V., McClellan, C., Dickinson, T., & Rosenfeld, R. (2014). Less cash, less crime: The impact of subsidy digitization on street crime (Working Paper No. 19996). National Bureau of Economic Research: http://www.nber.org/papers/w19996. (A modified version of this paper is under review at Journal of Public Economics).
- Copes, H., Jacques, S., Hochstetler, A., & Dickinson, T. (2015). Interviewing offenders: The active vs. inmate debate. In H. Copes & J. M. Miller (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology. London: Routledge.
SPEA J101 American Criminal Justice System
SPEA J201 Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice Policies