Eric Lambert, Ph.D.

Department Chair; Professor
Eric Lambert


Eric Lambert joined the Department of Criminal Justice as a professor in the fall of 2017. His research interests include criminal justice organizational issues, the effectiveness of correctional interventions, organizational effects on the attitudes, intentions and behaviors of criminal justice employees, capital punishment attitudes and views, and the international perceptions, attitudes and views on criminal justice issues and punishment.


  • Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, and Marie Griffin. (2017). Research Note - A Career Stage Analysis of Correctional Staff Outcomes. The Prison Journal, 97, pp. 411-430.
  • Eric Lambert, Bitna Kim, Linda Keena, and Kelly Cheeseman. (2017). Testing Gender Models of Job Satisfaction and Work Stress among Correctional Officers. Journal of Crime and Justice, 40, pp. 188-203. 
  • Eric Lambert, Bitna Kim, Nancy Hogan, Thomas Kelley, and Brett Garland. (2017). Why I Am Here Matters: The Effects of Continuance and Affective Commitment on Organizational Citizenship Among Private Prison Staff. Security Journal, 30, pp. 199-214.
  • Eric Lambert, Nancy Hogan, James Wells, and Kevin Minor.  (2017). Organizational Trust and Fear of Injury and the Correlates of Organizational Trust among Private Correctional Staff. Journal of Applied Security Research, 12, pp. 337-355.
  • Eric Lambert, Hanif Qureshi, James Frank, Linda Keena, and Nancy Hogan. (2017). The Relationship of Work-Family Conflict with Job Stress among Indian Police Officers. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 18, pp. 37-48.