Criminal Justice Experts

James Acker
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus
Areas of expertise: The death penalty, History of capital punishment in the United States and New York
Frankie Bailey
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Professor
Areas of expertise: Crime and mass media/popular culture, Crime history, Race, Gender, Crime, Crime and detective fiction
Shawn Bushway
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Professor
Areas of expertise: Criminal justice policy, Desistance process, Sentencing policy in New York, Court systems
Steven Messner
Sociology
Distinguished Teaching Professor (Emeritus)
Areas of expertise: Homicide, Violent crime, Crime in China
Cynthia Najdowski
Psychology
Associate Professor, Area Head
Areas of expertise: Miscarriages of justice, Wrongful convictions, Racial profiling, Stereotypes, Confirmation bias, False confessions, Juror decision making, Juvenile offenders, Sex offender registration policy, Violence against women, Sexual assault, Image-based sexual abuse
Justin Pickett
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Public opinion on crime and criminal justice, Social threat and social control, Juvenile justice and delinquency, Community influences on attitudes and behavior, Sociology of punishment
William Alex Pridemore
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Sociology
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Social structure and homicide and suicide rates, Role of alcohol in violence and mortality, Sociology of health and illness, Violence and premature mortality in Russia, Effects of policy on outcomes like violence and health, Rural criminology and sociology
Theodore Wilson, II
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Courts and Sentencing, Bail Reform, Offender Decision Making, Criminal Practitioner Decision Making, Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice
Robert E. Worden
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Criminal justice policy and reform, Crime control, Policing, Police performance, Police accountability