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Faculty and Emeriti

Full Time Faculty

Name/TitlePhoneOffice LocationEmailSpecialization
Photo of Dr. Robert Apel
Dr. Robert Apel

Professor

973-353-5216

CLJ, 579 H

Labor market
Justice policy
Life course
Violence and injury
Causal inference

Photo of Dr. Edem Avakame
Dr. Edem Avakame

Associate Professor

973-353-3295

CLJ, 544

Social inequality & Crime
Statistics
Research Methods

Photo of Dr. Valerio Baćak
Dr. Valerio Baćak

Assistant Professor

973-353-2806

CLJ, Room 545

Health
Inequality
Quantitative Methods

Photo of Dr. Colleen Berryessa
Dr. Colleen Berryessa

Assistant Professor

973-353-3456

CLJ, 579 G

Law
Courts
Mental Health
Psychology
Neuroscience/Genetics
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Photo of Dr. Joel Caplan
Dr. Joel Caplan

Professor and M.A. Program Director

973-353-1304

CLJ, 548

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM)
Policing
Crime Prevention
Community Engagement
Algorithmic Justice

Photo of Dr. Ko-lin Chin
Dr. Ko-lin Chin

Distinguished Professor

973-353-1488

CLJ, 543

Gangs & organized crime
Human smuggling & trafficking
Drug Trafficking

Photo of Dr. Johnna Christian
Dr. Johnna Christian

Associate Professor

973-353-3245

CLJ, 546

Mass incarceration
Prisoner reentry
Families and incarceration

Photo of Dr. Ronald V. Clarke
Dr. Ronald V. Clarke

University Professor (Center for Conservation Criminology)

973-353-1154

CLJ, 553

Rational choice theory & situational crime prevention
Problem-oriented policing & crime analysis
Wildlife Crime

Photo of Dr. Todd Clear
Dr. Todd Clear

University Professor

973-353-3343

CLJ, 263

Corrections
Mass Incarceration
Sentencing
Alternatives to Incarceration

Photo of Dr. Frank Edwards
Dr. Frank Edwards

Assistant Professor

973-353-3115

CLJ, 578 B

Race
Policing
Children and families
Sociology of punishment
Welfare state

Photo of Dr. Alex Gimenez-Santana
Dr. Alex Gimenez-Santana

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

(862) 236-2498

CLJ-551

Crime Mapping
GIS
Neighborhood effects on crime
International Comparative Studies

Photo of Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths
Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths

Associate Professor & PhD Program Director

973-353-3303

CLJ, 552

Neighborhood Effects
Criminological Theory
GIS and Spatial Methodologies
Policing and Prosecuting Drug Crime

Photo of Dr. Leslie Kennedy
Dr. Leslie Kennedy

University Professor

973-353-3310

CLJ, 542

Risk Assessment
Crime Mapping
Data Informed Community Engagement

Photo of Dr. Sarah E. Lageson
Dr. Sarah E. Lageson

Assistant Professor

973-353-2805

CLJ, 556

Law and Society
Sociology of Punishment
Criminal Records
Technology

Photo of Dr. Bill McCarthy
Dr. Bill McCarthy

Dean

973-353-5032

CLJ, 566

Violence
Race and Crime
Sex Work

Photo of Dr. Jody Miller
Dr. Jody Miller

Distinguished Professor and Faculty Chair

973-353-1303

CLJ 555

Feminist/Gender Theory
Gender, Crime and Victimization
Qualitative Research Methods
Race, Neighborhoods and Inequality

Photo of Dr. Joel Miller
Dr. Joel Miller

Associate Professor

973-353-5073

CLJ, 549

Environmental Criminology
Juvenile Justice
Police Accountability

Photo of Dr. Michael Ostermann
Dr. Michael Ostermann

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Chair

973-353-5758

CLJ, 579 F

Evidence-Based Crime Policy
Prisoner Reentry
Parole
Recidivism
Corrections
Program Evaluation
Translational Criminology

Photo of Judge Victoria Pratt
Judge Victoria Pratt

Judge

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Photo of Dr. Andres F. Rengifo
Dr. Andres F. Rengifo

Professor

973-353-5237

CLJ, 554

Social Control
Communities & Crime
Cross-cultural & Evaluation Research

Photo of Dr. Norman Samuels
Dr. Norman Samuels

University Professor

973-353-3287

CLJ, 541

Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism
Security & Intelligence Studies
International Crime

Photo of Dr. Jasmine Silver
Dr. Jasmine Silver

Assistant Professor

973-353-3457

CLJ, 579 D

Morality and moral judgment
Public opinion
Police-citizen relations

Photo of Dr. Mercer Sullivan
Dr. Mercer Sullivan

Professor

973-353-5931

CLJ, 557

Youth Crime
Communities and Crime
School Crime
Crime and the Life Course
Urban Poverty and Family Structure and Process
Community Development
Prisoner Reentry
Qualitative Research Methods

Photo of Dr. Bonita Veysey
Dr. Bonita Veysey

Professor

973-353-1929

CLJ, 578A

Criminal Identity
Desistance
Trauma-Informed Care
Women and Corrections
Behavioral Healthcare in Corrections
Program Evaluation

Photo of Dr. Sara Wakefield
Dr. Sara Wakefield

Associate Professor

973-353-5639

CLJ, 579 C

Incarceration and Reentry
Stratification and Inequality
Life Course, Family and Childhood Wellbeing
Methods

Affiliated Research Faculty

Name/TitlePhoneOffice LocationEmailSpecialization
Photo of Dr. Paul Boxer
Dr. Paul Boxer

Professor of Psychology

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Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Justice

Photo of Dr. Michael B. Greene
Dr. Michael B. Greene

Senior Fellow

973 202-1508

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Photo of Dr. Bernadette C. Hohl
Dr. Bernadette C. Hohl

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rutgers University School of Public Health

732-235-4428

SPH, 314

Youth Violence
Injury Epidemiology
Urban Health
Health Disparities
Place-Based Interventions