You are here: American University Profiles Staff Matthew Collinson

Back to top

Photograph of Matthew Collinson

Matthew Collinson Senior Program Associate School of Public Affairs

Send email to Matthew Collinson
(202) 885-2875 (Office)
SPA - School of Public Affairs
4-6pm Kerwin ST-06
Additional Positions at AU
Adjunct Professor, JLC
MHS Public Mental Health - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

BSc Biochemistry - University of Leicester

Matt Collinson is a Senior Research Specialist / Senior Program Associate working on the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts (JDTC) Initiative at the Justice Programs Office (JPO) at American University. Mr. Collinson joined JPO after completing a Masters in Public Mental Health. His graduate work included conducting a research evaluation of a JDTC program in Maryland’s alignment with the Guidelines. His work experience includes providing case management services to returning citizens at Living Classrooms (A Baltimore-based non-profit), guiding clients through obtaining government-issued identification and education/job training. Mr. Collinson serves as an adjunct professor in the department of Justice Law and Criminology, teaching classes related to the interactions of systems of justice, and the role of race relations in criminal justice. Mr. Collinson earned his MHS from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and holds a BS in Biochemistry.


Spring 2020

  • JLC-104 Intro to Systems of Justice

Fall 2020

  • JLC-104 Intro to Systems of Justice