Cheryl Jonson

Associate Professor

Biography

Cheryl Lero Jonson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Xavier University. Her current research interests focus on the impact of prison on recidivism, the use of meta-analysis to organize criminological knowledge, public opinion surrounding gun control and mass shootings, and civilian responses to active shooters. She has published over 35 articles and chapters as well as Correctional Theory: Context and ConsequencesThe American Prison: Imagining a Different Future, and The Origins of American Criminology.  In addition, she has trained over 2,500 people in active shooter responses in school and workplace settings.

Cheryl Jonson Curriculum Vitae