- Juvenile justice
- Police use of force
- Police discrimination
B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
Patrick Lowery, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Wilder School. His research focuses primarily on socio-legal studies and the intersection of race and poverty in the juvenile justice system. Lowery earned a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2016.
During his time as a doctoral student in South Carolina, he published in a number of quality journals, such as Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, Police Quarterly, and Crime & Delinquency. In addition to his research, Lowery has also taught a variety of courses at the University of South Carolina, such as: "Introduction to Criminal Justice," "Research Methods," "Juvenile Delinquency and Justice," and "Violence in America."