Gregory Chris Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Gregory Chris  Brown, Ph. D.

Phone: (657) 278 - 2757


Office:  GH 525

Office Hours:   M 5:30-6:30 PM

or by appointment




  • 1990, Ph.D. Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine
  • 1985, M.A. Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine
  • 1981, B.A. Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz


Research Areas:

  • Gangs
  • Corrections
  • Minorities and crimes
  • White collar crime


Courses Regularly Taught

  • CRJU 385 Minorities and Crime
  • CRJU 455 Gangs and the CJ System



  • 2012 Brown, Gregory C., James D. Vigil, and Eric R. Taylor. “The Ghettoization of Blacks in Los Angeles: The Emergence of Street Gangs,” Journal of African American Studies, Vol. 16, Number 2, 209-225.
  • 2011 Seung-Bum Yang, Gregory C. Brown, and Byongook Moon, “Factors Leading to Corrections Officers’ Job Satisfaction,” Public Personnel Management. Vol. 40, Number 4, 359-369.
  • 2011 Lasley, James, James Larson, Chandrika Kelso and Gregory Chris Brown, “Assessing the Long-Term Effects of Officer Race on Police Attitudes Toward the Community: A Case for Representative Bureaucracy Theory,” Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 6, 474.
  • 2008 Mallicoat, Stacy, L. and Gregory C. Brown, “The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Student Opinions of Capital Punishment”, Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, Vol. 6, Issue 4.
  • 2008 Geis, Gilbert and Gregory C. Brown, “The Transnational Traffic in Human Body Parts,” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Volume 24, Number 3, August 2008, 212-224.