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John Hoffmann, Professor

Department: Sociology



I am a professor of sociology at Brigham Young University. Prior to my arrival at BYU, I was a research scientist with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago. I have also taught at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, the University of South Carolina, and Hokkaido University. More information on my published research is available at


  • MPH, Emory University, 1994
  • PhD, University at Albany, SUNY, 1991
  • MS, American University, 1985
  • BS, James Madison University, 1984

Research Interests

Adolescent problem behaviors; criminological theory; sociology of religion

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