Benjamin Johnson


Welcome to the teaching page. In this section, you will see the course (or the courses) that Dr. Benjamin W. Johnson is teaching this semester. Keep in mind that this information is updated regularly. Be on the lookout for the next update.

Spring 2022

The spring semester of 2022, Dr. Benjamin W. Johnson is teaching Policing in America. The proper designation for the course is Criminal Justice 210 (or CRIMJ 210). This course was designed to teach students about the nature of policing in the United States. The main goal of the course is to dispel myths about policing in America.


This is a 3 credits course. The prerequisite for the course is CRIMJ 100. To learn more about the course, you may contact the Criminal Justice Program by phone. The main number is: 717.948.6250.

Contact me

The best way to join me is via e-mail: When you reach out, be sure to include CRIMJ 210 in the subject line. If you are a student at Penn State seeking information about the course, be sure to include your name in you message.

Please see Course Syllabus for more info.

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