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Dr. Edem Avakame

Dr. Edem Avakame is an Associate Professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark. Learn More

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Dr. Robert Apel

Robert Apel (pronounced AY-pull) received his Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland in 2004, and joined Rutgers University-Newark in 2011. His research entails studies in a variety of international contexts. The substantive area in which he has been most active concerns the labor market, which includes research and commentary on... Learn More

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Dr. Joel Caplan

Dr. Caplan joined the Rutgers faculty in 2008 after receiving his PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as Deputy Director of the Rutgers Center on Public Security, where he collaborates with faculty and practitioners from various disciplines to use geospatial technologies in innovative and meaningful ways. Dr. Caplan’s research... Learn More

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Dr. Johnna Christian

Dr. Christian received her Ph.D. from the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice in 2004. Her work examines incarceration’s impact on families and neighbourhoods, emphasizing the gendered aspects of family members’ connections to prisoners, as well as the disparate impact on racial and ethnic minority groups. She has conducted research about family visiting at... Learn More

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Dr. Jody Miller

Jody Miller is a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology (ASC); Co-Editor of the ASC’s flagship journal, Criminology; and 2017 ASC Vice President. She is Co-Director of the National Science Foundation-sponsored Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network (RDCJN) and coordinator of the RDCJN’s Research Experience for Undergraduates initiative. Miller’s research utilizes qualitative methods to... Learn More

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Dr. Andres F. Rengifo

Andres F. Rengifo, Ph.D is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University – Newark. His research explores how crime and crime control are shaped by social factors and institutions, and how the “practice” of justice, social control, and punishment amplify some forms of inequality and create new systems of stratification. His collaborative... Learn More

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Dr. Ko-lin Chin

Ko-lin Chin has written extensively on issues related to Chinese crime groups and networks, including gangs and tongs in the United States, human smuggling organizations in China and the United States, organized gangs in Taiwan, drug producing and trafficking groups in the Golden Triangle, and sex trafficking networks in Asia and the United States. Dr.... Learn More

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Dr. Ronald V. Clarke

Dr. Clarke was Dean of the School of Criminal Justice from 1987-1998. Before moving to the United States in 1984, he was employed for fifteen years in the British government’s criminological research department, the Home Office Research and Planning Unit. He became the Director of the Unit in 1982. While at the Home Office, he... Learn More

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Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths

Elizabeth Griffiths received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Toronto in 2007.  She held a faculty position in the Department of Sociology at Emory University before moving to Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Criminal Justice in 2011.  Her research focuses broadly around the influence of place on the distribution and movement of crime across... Learn More

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Dr. Leslie Kennedy

Leslie W. Kennedy (PhD University of Toronto) is currently University Professor at Rutgers University. He teaches graduate-level courses at the School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) and is a core faculty member in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers. He was the Dean of SCJ from 1998 to 2007. Dr. Kennedy’s current research in public security builds upon his... Learn More