Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Brian Boutwell

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies

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Degree Study School
PHD Criminology Florida State University

Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 1:30pm – 3:30pm or by appt.

Affiliated appointments:

Associate Professor, Scientist-Educator
Population Health Science
John D. Bower School of Population Health
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Fellow, Health Criminology Research Consortium
Saint Louis University

Brief bio:

Dr. Boutwell received his Ph.D. from Florida State University. He works primarily behavior genetics, with a particular focus on environmental and psychological risk factors for antisocial and violent behavior in humans.

Full bio:

Dr. Brian Boutwell received his Ph.D. from Florida State University. He specializes in quantitative genetics, with a focus on environmental and psychological risk factors for antisocial and violent behavior. His research interests also include the confluence of public health and criminal justice, and in particular the intersection of health and disease risk factors with criminological outcomes. His work has appeared in a variety of journals including CriminologyJournal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Crime & Delinquency, Justice QuarterlyJournal of Quantitative Criminology, Developmental PsychologyPsychological BulletinAnnals of EpidemiologyEnvironmental Research, and Behavior Genetics among others.