Sociology and Criminology


Dr. Ethan Higgins, Assistant Professor of Criminology
Office: Bear Hall 225
Phone: 910-962-0532


Ethan Higgins is an assistant professor in the department of sociology and criminology. Ethan received his PhD from the University of Louisville in 2018. His research interests are varied, but generally focus on law enforcement in the United States, school crime and response, as well as qualitative methods. Ethan has recently had works published in Social Problems, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Crime and Justice, and Deviant Behavior.

Research Interest:

School Climate, Student Discipline, and the Implementation of School Resource Officers