Contact Info


Phone: 916.278.5790

Office: ALP-219

Dimitri Bogazianos, Associate Professor


B.A.: Purchase College, SUNY—Philosophy
M.A.: University of Hawaii, Manoa—Religious Studies
PhD.: University of California, Irvine—Criminology, Law and Society


The intersection of crime and culture in an era of mass incarceration.


Bogazianos, Dimitri A. 5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Bogazianos, Dimitri A. “Culture, Media, and Crime,” in Critical Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice: Thought, Policy, and Practice. Edited by Mary Maguire and Dan Okada, 109-118. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011.