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Kyle Thomas, Assistant Professor

Kyle Thomas

Kyle Thomas received his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland in 2014. His research focuses on the influence that peers have on the etiology of delinquent behavior, with a current focus on how the normative influence of friends affects the types of crimes adolescents commit. He is also interested on how the presence of others influences individual decision making, measurement of theoretical constructs and quantitative methods.

Areas of Specialization

Peer influence
Offender decision making
Criminological theory

Contact
331 Lucas Hall
Phone: (314) 516 4387
Fax: (314) 516 5048
Email: thomaskj@umsl.edu

Dr. Thomas's CV

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