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Wendi L. Johnson


Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
504 Varner
(248) 370-4512
[email protected]

Research Interests
Criminological theory, delinquency, health and well-being, family and parenting, inequality, adolescence and emerging adulthood, quantitative methodology

Selected Publications

Johnson, Wendi L. and Peggy C. Giordano. “The Role of Marriage and Military Service in Crime Cessation:  Race, ‘The Respectability Package,’ and the Desistance Process.” Armed Forces & Society, 47(1), 106-125. 

Johnson, Wendi L., Bruce G. Taylor, Elizabeth A. Mumford, and Weiwei Liu.  2019.  “Dyadic Correlates of the Perpetration of Psychological Aggression Among Intimate Partners.” Psychology of Violence, 10(4), 422-431.

Nomaguchi, Kei M., Wendi L. Johnson, Mallory Minter, and Lindsey Aldrich.  2017. “Clarifying the Association between Mother-Father Relationship Aggression and Parenting.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 79(1), 161-178

Nomaguchi, Kei M. and Wendi L. Johnson. 2016. “Parenting Stress Among Low-Income and Working-Class Fathers: The Role of Employment.” Journal of Family Issues, 37(11), 1535-1557.

Johnson, Wendi L., Wendy D. Manning, Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. 2015.  “Relationship Context and Intimate Partner Violence from Adolescence to Young Adulthood.”  Journal of Adolescent Health, 57, 631-636. 

Johnson, Wendi L., Peggy C. Giordano, Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. 2015. "The Age-IPV Curve: Patterns of Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence across Adolescence and Young Adulthood." Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(3), 708-726.

Courses Taught
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 200 Criminological Theory
CRJ 323 Delinquency & Juvenile Justice
CRJ 490 Criminal Justice Capstone
SOC 2010 Methods of Social Research
SOC 2020 Social Statistics
SOC 2100  Self & Society

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

Varner Hall Room 518
371 Varner Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2420
fax: (248) 370-4608

Social Work
Varner, Room 513
371 Varner Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-2371
[email protected]