African-American Professor Launches Journal of Justice Studies

Alvin Mitchell, associate professor and coordinator of justice studies at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, is the founder and editor of the new Journal of Justice Studies, which recently published its first issue. The journal, which will be published once each year, includes scholarly articles, essays, research notes, and book reviews relevant to justice issues. The publication will encompass a wide range of subjects and disciplines including crime, sociology, economics, politics, education, and social work.

Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of Southern University of New Orleans. He holds a master’s degree in criminal justice from Grambling State University and a Ph.D. in criminal justice and political science from the Union Institute in Cincinnati.