Dr. Douglas B. Weiss


  • 2014 Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland
  • 2008 M.A., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
  • 2002 B.S. Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology


Douglas’ dissertation explored the extent to which desistance from crime is similar to desistance from heavy substance use. His research interests are in developmental and life course criminology, corrections, substance use, and comparative criminal justice.

Research Interests

  • Developmental and Life Course Criminology
  • Corrections
  • Substance Use
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Email: dweiss@csusb.edu
  • Phone: 909-537-5474
  • Office Location: Social Behavioral Sciences (SB) 209K

Classes Taught

  • CJUS 330: Correctional Theory & Institutions
  • CJUS 431: Community Corrections
  • CJUS 453: Gangs