Ojmarrh Mitchell

Associate Professor of Criminology, University of South Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Racial profiling
  • Drugs and crime
  • Sentencing
  • Race and crime
  • Drug control policy
  • Corrections

Key Findings


Ojmarrh Mitchell, Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, is an expert in courts, sentencing, race, drugs and crime.

Mitchell previously worked at the University of Cincinnati, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Urban Institute. He consulted with the national evaluation of the Breaking the Cycle Demonstration Project, the national evaluation of Juvenile Correctional Facilities and an experimental evaluation of the Maryland Correctional Boot Camp. He is a member of the American Society of Criminology and Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

He has published in numerous scholarly journals, including Journal of Crime and Justice, Justice Quarterly and Crime & Delinquency.

Mitchell received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland and B.A. in Sociology from the University of Washington.

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