John Hazy, Ph.D.

Youngstown State University

Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Contact Information

Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Youngstown State University
Youngstown OH 44555

Phone: 330.941.1789
Fax: 330.941.7206

Kent State University, PhD
Kent State University, MA


John M. Hazy is assistant professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at Youngstown State University, which has over 800 criminal justice undergraduate majors and about 50 graduate students. He primarily teaches statistics and research courses at the undergraduate and graduate level via the traditional classroom and through interactive distance learning technologies. His professional interests focus on teaching and community health, specifically in the area of juvenile delinquency prevention.

Research/Practice Interests

  • Research methodology and statistics
  • Teaching
  • Assessment
  • Community health
  • Life course issues

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment
  • Capstone preceptor

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Juvenile issues (teenage pregnancy/parenting, delinquency), homicides, assessment