Ryan Charles Meldrum

Ryan Charles Meldrum

Areas of Expertise

Biosocial Criminology, Criminological Theory, Developmental Correlates of Delinquency, Measurement and Methods


PhD, Florida State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2010 MS, Florida State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2006 BS, Oregon State University, Sociology, 2004


Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PCA-364B
Phone: 305.348.5849
Email: rmeldrum@fiu.edu
Website: www.criminologydoctor.com

Dr. Ryan C. Meldrum holds a B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) degree in Sociology from Oregon State University. His M.S. and Ph.D. in Criminology were earned at the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, The Florida State University.

Dr. Meldrum’s research interests are broadly focused on the causes of juvenile and young adult offending. His research has appeared in such journals as Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Intelligence, Preventive Medicine, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, among others. He is the winner of the 2016 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences New Scholar Award, was named a 2016 FIU Top Scholar for Research, and was named a 2018 FIU Top Scholar for Student Mentorship.