Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Dr. Anthony G. Vito received his Ph.D. in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville. His research areas include policing, drug use, criminological theory, and issues surrounding race/gender in the criminal justice system. Dr. Vito welcomes the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate students on research and is an active member of the Teacher-Scholar program at BSU. Dr. Vito is also an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Criminal Justice and Law. His most recent publications are in Women & Criminal Justice, Substance Use & Misuse, and Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice.
Ph.D. in Justice Administration
University of Louisville
Vito, G.F., Vito, A.G., & Higgins, G.E. (Accepted). The gender gap in attitudes towards capital punishment and life without parole (LWOP) in Kentucky. Women & Criminal Justice.
Intravia, J., Vito, A.G., & Rocheleau, G.C. (2022). Low Self-Control and Vaping: The Mediating Role of Health and Risk Perceptions. Substance Use & Misuse, 57(6), 956-966.
Vito, A.G., & Higgins, G.E. (2021). Understanding the role of race, gender and age in request to consent search drivers. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 19 (3-4), 223-243.