Christina Campbell

Christina A. Campbell

Assoc Professor

Teachers College


CECH Criminal Justice - 0389

Professional Summary

Dr. Christina Alicia Campbell is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Campbell earned a B.A. from San Diego State University in 2006 and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2012. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale University in 2014. Her passion for research was cultivated as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and National Institutes of Health, Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) Scholar.

Dr. Campbell's primary research interests include delinquency prevention, risk assessment, juvenile justice, child welfare policy, and reducing racial disparities in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Dr. Campbell has over 35 research publications. Her research has been published in various peer-reviewed academic journals, including Criminology Public Policy, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Child and Youth Services Review, Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Traumatic Stress, and Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Dr. Campbell has received funding support for her research from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Justice, and the National Science Foundation. Funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), her last grant addressed race and sentencing disparities for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Dr. Campbell is an NIJ W.E.B. Dubois research fellow and a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Community Research and Action, American Society of Criminology, and the Racial Democracy, Crime & Justice Network. Dr. Campbell teaches juvenile justice, criminal justice, corrections, and psychology courses.

Research Support

Grant: #2016-R2-CX-0045 Investigators:Campbell, Christina 01-01-2017 -12-31-2017 National Institute of Justice The Influence of Race/Ethnicity on Disparities in Correctional Dispositions: Examining How Risk Assessment and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Context Affects Sentencing Decisions of Adjudicated Juveniles Role:PI $134,762.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #P116Y230013 Investigators:Bennett, Juwan; Campbell, Christina; Leverso, John; Smith, Paula 10-01-2023 -09-30-2026 Department of Education Transitioning Gang-Impacted Youth to Higher Education Opportunities through the Urban Youth Leadership Academy Role:Collaborator 987871.00 Awarded Level:Federal