Dr. Matthew Makarios

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Beginning fall 2009, Dr. Matthew Makarios joined the Criminal Justice Department as an assistant professor.  He completed his bachelor’s degree in criminology at the University of Minnesota Duluth and his master’s degree in criminal justice at Washington State University.  Dr. Makarios obtained his PhD in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati, where he specialized in criminological theory and corrections.  He currently teaches Introduction to Criminal Justice and Correctional Intervention.  His recent research includes examining the impact of childhood abuse on female criminal behavior, evaluating the impact on adolescent delinquency on social development, and the development of a risk assessment system for offenders in the State of Ohio.  He has published articles in Justice Quarterly and Crime and Delinquency. 


If you would like to contact Dr. Makarios, please email him at: makarios@uwp.edu