Leiber, Michael J.
Michael J. Leiber, Ph.D., is a Professor in Criminology at the University of South Florida. He earned his doctorate in criminal justice from the State University of New York at Albany. His main research interests and publications lie in juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, and race/ethnicity. For over twenty years, he worked with the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) as a consultant dealing with the overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system.
Recently, he has received the following recognitions: Distinguished Research Alumni Award – University at Albany, School of Criminal Justice, The Lifetime Achievement Award. Division on People of Color and Crime, American Society of Criminology for sustained contributions to scholarship on race, crime and justice, and the W.E.B. Du Bois award for significant contributions to the field of racial and ethnic issues in criminology from the Western Society of Criminology. He acted as an Equal Protection Monitor of Memphis/Shelby County Juvenile Court in cooperation with the Department of Justice (DOJ) from 2012 to 2018. He was the editor of the Journal of Crime & Justice from 2010 to 2019. He and Dr. Marvin Krohn are Co-Editors of Justice Quarterly, a journal of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS).
Justice Quarterly - click to view website