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Stephen Gibbons


Stephen Gibbons, PhD (Retired)



Research Areas:


Criminology, Corrections, Drug Use in American Society, and Criminological Theory




Dr. Gibbons is a full professor at Western Oregon University, where he has taught since 1986.  Dr. Gibbons has published in the areas of juvenile alcohol and drug use, correctional institutions, prisoner rehabilitation, community corrections, and the effectiveness of criminal justice internships.

His teaching interests include criminology, community corrections, juvenile delinquency, drug and alcohol use, theories of crime and delinquency, comparative criminal justice systems, and the US criminal justice system.

BA Idaho State University: Sociology

MA Washington State University: Sociology

PhD Washington State University: Sociology