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Timothy Holler, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Timothy J. Holler earned his B.A, M.A, and Ph.D. in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Holler’s courses include Crime, Law & Public Policy, Criminology, American System of Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminology, White-Collar Crime, Crime & Media, Senior Capstone, Violent Crime, & Restorative Justice. In addition to teaching, he is the advisor to the Criminal Justice Club at Pitt-Greensburg and a faculty affiliate for the Center for Applied Research (CFAR). Dr. Holler is the Director of the Community Arts and Reintegration Project (CARP) through CFAR. The project uses the principles of restorative justice and community-based decision making to reintegrate justice-involved youth back into their communities through large scale mural making. Dr. Holler also serves on the Westmoreland County CJAB, the Westmoreland County Reentry Committee, and the Pennsylvania Reentry Council (PARC), addressing the issues facing state and local citizens returning from prison. His areas of research interest include, but are not limited to, Restorative Justice, Juvenile Justice, Correctional Programming & Reentry. Dr. Holler is an active member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences where he serves as the Vice-Chair to the Restorative and Community Justice Section. His other professional affiliations include the American Society of Criminology, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators.