Matthew Larson

Matthew Larson

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Matthew Larson

Matt Larson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice who received his Ph.D. in Criminology & Criminal Justice in 2013 from Arizona State University. In general, his research interests include life-course criminology, incarceration, violence, and mental health. Some of his recent work has appeared in Criminology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, and Criminal Justice and Behavior. Matt co-coordinates the Justice & Society Learning Community, facilitates a youth poetry workshop at Covenant House Michigan, and created and co-organizes Just Poetry, an annual event that brings together individuals from diverse perspectives and experiences to explore "justice" through poetry/spoken word.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State Univeristy, 2013
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, 2009
  • B.A., Criminal Justice, Siena Heights University, 2007

Courses taught

CRJ7010 Contemporary Criminal Justice

CRJ1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ3400 Juvenile Delinquency & Juvenile Justice