Timothy BynumTimothy S. Bynum

Research Scientist
Director, National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

Brief Biography

Timothy S. Bynum is Director, National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, (NACJD), at the Inter-university Consortium on Political and Social Research, at the University of Michigan. Professor Bynum's current research includes the study of community-based interventions to reduce gang and gun violence, the implementation and assessment of an innovative neighborhood approach to violence in nine communities, and an assessment of the impact of residency restrictions for sex offenders. He previously conducted research on reentry programs for offenders released from prison, programs to reduce school violence, community based correctional alternatives for both adult and juvenile offenders, and gang intervention programs.

He is also Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

Recent Publications

Huebner, Beth M., and Timothy S. Bynum. (November 2008). "The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Parole Decisions". Criminology.

Huebner, Beth M., Sean P. Varano, and Timothy S. Bynum. (2007). Guns, Gangs, and Drugs: Recidivism among Serious, Young Offenders" Criminology and Public Policy, 6(2), 187-222.

Ingram, Jason, Justin W. Patchin, Beth M. Huebner, John McCluskey, and Timothy S. Bynum. (2007). "Parents, Friends, and Serious Delinquency: An Examination of Direct and Indirect Effects among At-Risk Early Adolescents." Criminal Justice Review, 32, 280-400.

Huebner, Beth M., and Timothy S. Bynum. (2006). "An Analysis of Parole Decision Making Using a Sample of Sex Offenders: A Focal Concerns Perspective." Criminology, 44(4), 961-991.

Justin Patchin, Beth Huebner, John McCluskey, Sean Varano, and Timothy Bynum. (2006). "Exposure to Community Violence and Childhood Delinquency". Crime and Delinquency, 52(2).

John McCluskey, Sean Varano, Beth Huebner, Timothy Bynum. (2004). "Who do you Refer: The Effects of a Policy Change on Juvenile Referrals. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 15(4), 437-461.