Daniel Lytle

Daniel Lytle

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:NQ M286

Dr. Daniel J. Lytle started at Ball State in August of 2015. Prior to Ball State, he was a faculty member at the University of North Texas, in Denton, TX, and East Carolina University, in Greenville, NC. He completed his doctoral degree in criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati in 2013. He earned his master’s in criminal justice also at the University of Cincinnati in 2007, and a bachelors in criminology and law studies from Marquette University in 2001. His research interests are in policing, criminal justice theory, criminal justice systems and meta-analysis. His teaching interests are in policing, criminal justice, research methods, and statistics.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice

University of Cincinnati

Featured Scholarship

Bolger, P. C. & Lytle, D. J. (2018). A meta-analysis of suspect demographic characteristics and American police officer search decisions. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 19(2), 1-23.

Lytle, D. J. & Bolger, P. C. (2017). Police satisfaction and disorder: results from a survey of a semi-rural community. Policing & Society, 27, 913-926.

Lytle, D. J. & Randa, R. (2015). The effects of police satisfaction on the fear of crime in a semi-rural setting. International Criminal Justice Review, 25, 301-317.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Evaluation Research 301 1 0930 - 1045 T R BB, room 109
Evaluation Research 301 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Policing Free Divers 333 1 1100 - 1215 T R AT, room 103