Jonathan Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Professor-in-Charge, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Public Administration PhD Graduate Faculty
Criminal Justice Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 4319
Office Location: Olmsted, W160

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Dr. Jonathan Lee holds bachelor's degree in economics and master's and doctoral degrees in criminal justice. He specializes in quantitative research for crime analysis, police behavior, and sociology and psychology of crime. Dr. Lee is Associate Editor of International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology , a prestigious journal in criminology. He is also a consultant to Dauphin County DA's Office and Harrisburg Police Department, and is the Principal Investigator of Harrisburg Crime Prevention Project funded by U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to entering academe, he retired from Army (1st Ltn.), and worked as a business negotiator.

Professional affiliation

  • American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (Treasurer)


Research Interests
Family and Juvenile Delinquency
Crime Profiling
Police Operation
Public and Police