Tim McCuddy

Assistant Professor

317 Browning Hall
Office Hours
by appointment
Tim McCuddy


Dr. McCuddy holds a Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of juvenile delinquency by examining how schools, neighborhoods, and the Internet impact offending and victimization. He specializes in peer groups and crime, school safety, and the role of digital communication in the etiology of delinquent and criminal behavior. Dr. McCuddy is the recepient of the 2023 Michael K. Harless Faculty Excellence Awad. He is also the recipeint of the 2023 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching


Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2018, University of Missouri – St. Louis
M.A., Criminal Justice, 2013, University of Memphis
B.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2011, University of Memphis


Dr. McCuddy's full list of scholarly publications can be accessed via GoogleScholar and his Curriculum Vitae. 

Research Interests

Peers and Crime, Youth Crime and Violence, School Safety, Digital Criminology

Teaching Interests

Juvenile Delinquency, Criminological Theory, Research Methods


"The Impact of Online Peers on Youth Violence" provided by the New York Youth State Justice Institute. Click here.

Faculty Interview Series

A conversation with Dr. Tim McCuddy: please visit here.