Weston Morrow, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Weston Morrow


Weston J. Morrow is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Reno. He earned a B.S. in social science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, an M.S. in criminal justice from California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice at Arizona State University. He has conducted research on the Fourth Amendment, police use of force, courts and sentencing, and juvenile justice. Morrow's work has appeared in the American Journal of Criminal Law, Criminal Justice Studies, the Criminal Law Bulletin, and the Journal of Crime and Justice. He has also contributed a chapter to the New York University Press book, Pat-Down: Examining the Role of "Stop, Question, and Frisk" Practices in American Policing.    

Courses taught

  • CRJ 301 - Research methods
  • CRJ 312 - Administration
  • CRJ 750 - Planned change in criminal justice

Curriculum Vitae

Professional certifications

  • Ph.D., criminology and criminal justice, Arizona State University
  • M.S., criminal justice, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.S., social science, California Polytechnic State University