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Affiliation | Arizona State University
Email | [email protected]
Website | ccj.asu.edu/content/ojmarrh-mitchell
Bio | Ojmarrh Mitchell is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Arizona State University. Professor Mitchell earned his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland with a doctoral minor in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation. His research interests center on criminal justice policy, particularly in the areas of drug control, sentencing and corrections, and racial fairness in the criminal justice system. More broadly, Dr. Mitchell studies the effectiveness and fairness of criminal justice sanctions. His research has appeared in many criminology journals including Justice Quarterly, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Criminology & Public Policy. Dr. Mitchell recently won NIJ’s W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars in Race and Crime award to study prosecutorial decision-making and case processing in the state of Florida. Dr. Mitchell has served on numerous advisory roles including the U.S. Department of Justice’s Science Advisory Board, New York City’s Pretrial Research Advisory Council, Philadelphia’s Pretrial Reform Advisory Council, and the American Society of Criminology’s Executive Board.