Assistant 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 both undergraduate and graduate students on research. His most recent publications are in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, American Journal of Criminal Justice, Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research, and the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.
Ph.D. in Justice Administration
University of Louisville
Vito, A. G., Vito, G. F., & Higgins, G. E. (2020). Examining the sentence of life without parole in Kentucky homicide cases. Justice Evaluation Journal.
Vito, A. G., Griffin, V., Vito, G. F., & Higgins, G. E. (2020). "Does daylight matter"? An examination of racial bias in traffic stops by police. Policing: An International Journal.
Rocheleau, G. C., Vito, A. G., & Intravia, J. (2020). Peers, perceptions, and e-cigarettes: A social learning approach to explaining e-cigarette use among youth. Journal of Drug Issues.