Criminal Justice Professor Robinson Publishes Book

August 10, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio – University of Mount Union faculty member Dr. Bryan Robinson recently published, “Lethal Violence and Religion: Institutional and Denominational Effects on Homicide and Suicides in U.S. Counties.”

Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing, “Lethal Violence and Religion: Institutional and Denominational Effects on Homicide and Suicides in U.S. Counties” covers the effects of community religiosity on lethal violence rates. Robinson began gathering research on this topic through secondary data sources such as The Religious Congregations Membership Study, the U.S. Vital Statistics and The U.S. Census.

Robinson, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at the University of Mount Union, has been a part of the Mount Union faculty since 2013. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in sociology from State University of New York and a Master of Arts degree in sociology and Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Auburn University. 

A few of Robinson’s past articles include “Perceptions of Policing: Improving Communication in Local Communities,” “Connecting Students to the Social World: Using Team-Based Learning in the Sociology Classroom” and “Is Mom Still Doing It All? Re-examining Depictions of Family Work in Popular Advertising.”

Robinson’s book is available for purchase here: https://www.lfbscholarly.com/product-detail/lethal-violence-and-religion-institutional-and-denominational-effects-on-homicide-and-suicides-in-us-counties

 

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