Justin Nix earned his Ph.D. in Criminology & Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2015. His research interests revolve around policing; in particular, police legitimacy, procedural justice, and police use of force. His recent research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Justice, Law and Human Behavior, and Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Some of this work has also been featured in the London School of Economics United States Politics and Policy Blog (USAPP), The Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. Justin has taught courses such as Policing, Sociology of Crime, Victimology, and Crime and Justice in the United States.