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College of Arts & Sciences
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Graduate Student

Kyle McLean

Research Assistant


M.A. 2014, University of South Carolina, Criminology and Criminal Justice

B.S. 2012, Appalachian State University, Criminal Justice

Research Interests: Criminological theory, policing, perceptions of crime and justice
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Kyle McLean is a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina. He received his master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice from the University of South Carolina. His research interests are in criminological theory, policing, and perceptions of crime and justice. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Criminal Justice and Behavior and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Selected Publications 

McLean, K. (Forthcoming). Ethnic identity, procedural justice, and offending: Does procedural justice work the same for everyone? Crime & Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128715620429.

McLean, K. & Wolfe, S. E. (Forthcoming). A sense of injustice loosens the moral bind of law: Specifying the links between procedural injustice, neutralizations, and offending. Criminal Justice and Behavior. DOI: 10.1177/0093854815609655.