Dr. Timothy Nixon

Dr. Timothy Nixon
Assistant Professor
Office Location: Horace Mann Center, Office #134
(413) 572-5729


Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Criminology, 2020.
M.S., University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice, 2014
B.A., Indiana University, Philosophy, Criminal Justice, 2013


Timothy’s research and teaching interests include theories of crime, juvenile justice, and the application of science to the law. Before joining the faculty at Westfield, he worked as a crime analyst for the New York Police Department. He also taught at the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and a former member of the International Association of Crime Analysts. He is also an avid cyclist and enjoys rock climbing.