Tom Byrne

Tom Byrne, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Tom Byrne, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Assistant Professor
Phone:
978-934-4824
Office:
Health and Social Sciences Building 491

Expertise

Homelessness, supported housing policy for persons with mental illnesses & other disabilities, health, mental health, criminal justice & other public services.

Research Interest

Homelessness, supported housing policy for persons with mental illnesses and other disabilities, the use of integrated administrative data systems to analyze the dynamics and  the cost of the utilization of health, mental health, criminal justice and other public services.

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of Pennsylvania

Biosketch

Tom is affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, where his recent work has focused on homelessness among veterans.  He also recently co-authored a study examining the criminal justice and other young adult outcomes of youth who aged out of the child welfare and juvenile justice systems in Los Angeles County and is conducting ongoing work in this area.