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Kevin M. Drakulich, Ph.D.

Portrait of Dr. Kevin M. Drakulich
Associate Professor
Northeastern University

Dr. Kevin M. Drakulich is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. He received B.A. in sociology from Skidmore College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Washington. His work focuses on three interrelated lines of research on questions related to race, inequality and crime the social processes related to crime and its consequences across communities; perceptions of crime, disorder and social control within communities; and perceptions of race, crime, control and related policies more broadly. His recent research has appeared in Social Problems, Social Science Research, Sociological Methods & Research, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Social Science Quarterly, Race and Justice, and Punishment & Society, among others. He is the 2014 recipient of the New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division of People of Color and Crime, and is a member of the Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network. He was awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship to study the influence of implicit racial bias and the community racial composition on perceptions of crime and justice.