Saint Louis University

Matthew Larson

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Research Interests: Romantic involvement and crime over the life course; Consequences of incarceration for relationships, families and health; Intimate partner violence; Effects of victimization/violence exposure

Teaching Areas: Mental health and crime; Law enforcement; Collateral consequences of incarceration; Neighborhoods and crime

Education History: PhD, Arizona State University (2013)

SLU faculty since: 2013

Tegeler Hall, 320


Matt Larson is an Assistant Professor who teaches courses on law enforcement and mental health & crime. Dr. Larson's current research explores the implications of romantic involvement/instability for crime across the life course, the consequences of incarceration for relationships and families (i.e. spouses/partners and children), and intimate partner violence.

He is also interested in the intersection of mental health and crime, as well as violence as a public health problem. His research has appeared in Criminology and Criminal Justice Review.