Criminology and Justice Studies

Nayan Ramirez

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Assistant Professor
(818) 677-5207
Office location:
SH 352


Nayan G. Ramirez is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University, Northridge. His teaching and research interests include gender and sexualities; juvenile delinquency and justice; peer and social networks; and social inequality and the life course. Dr. Ramirez is particularly interested in factors during adolescence that lead to contact with the juvenile and criminal justice systems. His current research examines the relationship between sexual orientation and gender on delinquency and crime from adolescence through adulthood.

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Ph.D., Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

M.A., Criminology, Pennsylvania State University

B.A., Health and Societies, University of Pennsylvania 

Courses Taught

SBS 320 - Statistics in CJS
CJS 310 - Juvenile Justice
CJS 350 - Criminological Theory
CJS 452ME - Mentoring in CJS
CJS 480 - Applied Research in CJS