Michael Vaughn, Ph.D.
Professor; Social Work
College for Public Health and Social Justice
Ph.D. in Social Work program
Foundations of Theory Development, Research Design and Measurement, Criminological Theory, Seminar in Addiction and Drug Abuse, Correctional Social Services
- Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis
Epidemiology of drug use, mental health, crime and violence; temperament and psychopathy; philosophy of science; immigrants; adolescent risk; health criminology; investment behavior; nutrition
Publications and Media Placements
Vaughn’s research has been covered by NBC News, CBS News, CNN, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, Reuters, and National Public Radio.
Honors and Awards
Fellow, Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellow, Society of Social Work and
One of the national leaders in social work for scientific impact as measured by citation counts
Professional Organizations and Associations
- Society for Social Work and Research
- American Society of Criminology
- Health Criminology Research Consortium