LaVarr W. McBride

LaVarr W. McBride
Assistant Teaching Professor in Administration of Justice, Administration of Justice
Office Phone
Office Location
Eberly, 206 R
2201 University Drive
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

I have worked in the state and federal criminal justice system for 34 years. I have taught as a Lecturer for Weber State and American University, and full time at Penn State since 2011.

Research Interests

The impact of restorative justice on our criminal justice system. The correlation between victims having more involvement in the process to promote empowerment to the victim and provide a chance for accountability to the offender for the harm caused to their victim.


MS, Sociology, Utah State University

BS, Criminal Justice, Weber State University