Anthony Vito

Anthony Vito

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

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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

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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.