Bradley A. Campbell

Assistant Professor


Bradley A. Campbell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisville. He received his PhD in Criminal Justice & Criminology from Sam Houston State University in 2015. His research focuses on policing, particularly investigations, decision-making, training evaluation, and response to victims. Currently, Campbell is the lead researcher on two federally funded projects. First, he is the Principal Research Partner of the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, a three-year study funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative that examines the problem of unsubmitted sexual assault kits in Kentucky. Second, Campbell is the Principal Investigator of a National Institute of Justice funded experiment to implement and evaluate victim centered, trauma informed interview training for sexual assault investigators.  Campbell’s recent work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, Crime & Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Criminology & Public Policy, Police Quarterly, and Law & Human Behavior.  He has taught courses on Community Policing, Policing in the United States, and Research Methods.

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