Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Edmund McGarrell

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.

Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing

Michael Ostrowsky

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior

Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research

Meredith Gore

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I am a conservation social scientist building knowledge about how principles of risk affect human-environment relationships.

Conservation Social Science Human-Wildlife Conflict Environmental Risk Perception Conservation Criminology Community Based Natural Resource Management

Hadar Aviram

Thomas Miller '73 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: aviramh@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8890 / Office 328-200

Criminal Justice Criminology Criminal Law Constitutional Law Public Policy

Carl S. Taylor

Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Carl Taylor is an expert on youth violence, youth culture and gangs.

Youth Culture Youth Activism Gang Activity Youth Violence

Jennifer Cobbina

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expertise is in topics on race, crime, and policing; protest movements; and prisoner reentry

Race, Crime, and Policing Gender and Crime Race and Crime Prisoner Re-entry

Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

Jill McCorkel, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Jill McCorkel, PhD, examines the social and political consequences of mass incarceration in the United States

#SayHerName Prison Education Programs Race, Class and Gender Inequality Prisons and Punishment Law and Criminal Justice Policy

Jonathan Hiskey

Associate Chair of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.

Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History

Dr. Adam Lynes

Senior Lecturer in Criminology · Birmingham City University

Adam Lynes has published research focusing on violent crimes from serial murder to family annihilation.

Mass Murder Applied Investigative Techniques Visual Criminology Family Annihilation Gender and Crime

Joseph Kennedy, J.D., B.A.

Professor of Law, UNC School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC School of Law

Intellectual Property Law International Law International and Comparative Criminal Law Constitutional Law Criminal Justice Policy

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Elizabeth Cauffman

Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law · UC Irvine

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.

Social Ecology Juvenile Justice Adolescent Development Mental Health Legal and Social Policy

Professor Imran Awan

Professor of Criminology · Birmingham City University

He is one of the UK’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Conspiracy Theories of Lockdown Bigotry Extremism Islamaphobia Crime

John L. Diamond

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: diamondj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4628 / Office M202-198

Tort Law Criminal Law Mass Media Law Defamation Law

Professor Elizabeth Yardley

Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Elizabeth Yardley is passionate about criminological research that is exciting, needs-led and meaningful.

Healthcare Serial Killers Narrative Criminology Television Crime Drama Homicide Female Serial Killers

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women