John MacDonald

John MacDonald

Professor of Criminology and SociologyGraduate Director, Department of Criminology

Department of Criminology
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6286


Ph.D., Criminology, University of Maryland, 1999

Research Interests

Professor MacDonald focuses primarily on the study of interpersonal violence, race and ethnic disparities in criminal justice, and the effect of public policy responses on crime. Professor MacDonald regularly teaches three sociology courses: Sociology 200, Sociology 600, and Sociology 601.