Stephen Demuth earned a BS in sociology and psychology from Virginia Tech in 1995. He received his PhD in sociology from Penn State in 2000 and joined the Bowling Green faculty the same year. His areas of expertise include criminology, criminal justice, and race/ethnicity. Dr. Demuth’s research examines how race/ethnicity affects the likelihood of becoming involved with the criminal justice system and shapes treatment within the system. He teaches courses on crime and punishment and quantitative research methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels.