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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Oakland University
518 Varner Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-2420
   fax: (248) 370-4608
socansw@oakland.edu

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371 

Lori Burrington



Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
507 Varner Hall
burrington@oakland.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests


Contextual effects on adolescent and early adult crime, delinquency, and health-risk behaviors;race, ethnic, class, and gender disparities in problem and health-risk behaviors


Selected Publications

Staff, Jeremy, Matthew Van Eseltine, April Woolnaugh, Eric Silver, and Lori Burrington. 2012. “Adolescent Work Experiences and Family Formation Behavior.”  Journal of Research on Adolescence 22(1): 150-164.

Kwan, Mei-Po, Ruth D. Peterson, Christopher R, Browning, Lori A. Burrington, Catherine A. Calder, and Lauren J. Krivo.  2009.  “Reconceptualizing Sociogeographical Context for the Study of Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction.”   Pp. 445-454 in Geography and Drug Addiction, edited by Yonette F. Thomas, Douglas Richardson and Ivan Cheung.  Berlin:  Springer.

Lori A. Burrington and Christopher R. Browning.  2008. “Neighborhood Context: Childhood and Adolescence.” In Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr. (Farmington Hills, MI:  Macmillan Reference USA).

Lori A. Burrington and Christopher R. Browning.  2008. “Neighborhood Context: Adulthood.” In Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr. (Farmington Hills, MI:  Macmillan Reference USA).

Browning, Christopher R., Lori A. Burrington, Tama Leventhal, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.  2008.  “Neighborhood Structural Disadvantage, Collective Efficacy, and Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior.”  Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49(3):269-285.

Browning, Christopher R. and Lori A. Burrington.  2006. “Racial Differences in Sexual and Fertility Attitudes in an Urban Setting.”  Journal of Marriage and Family 68:236-51.


Courses Taught

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 200 Criminological Theory
CRJ 300 Alcohol, Drug,s and Society
CRJ 323 Delinquency & Juvenile Justice
CRJ 395 Neighborhoods, Schools & Crime