Robert Jerin, Professor
School of Arts & Sciences

Email: rajerin@endicott.edu
Phone: 978-232-2184
Office Location: Samuel C. Wax Academic Center
Office Number: 265B
Office Hours: MWF 10 - 10:50, 12 - 1:30


Courses

CJ 205 - American Court System
CJ 356 - Victimology
CJ/HMS 425 - Domestic Violence

HMS 427 - The Victimization of Children

 

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ROBERT A. JERIN, Ph.D.
(978) 232-2184 Work
Email - rajerin@endicott.edu
Criminal Justice

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy Criminal Justice
December 1987
Sam Houston State University 
Huntsville, TX

Master of Science Criminology
Minor - Community College Instruction
June 1980
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice
Minor - Political Science
June 1975
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Professor
Department of Law and Justice
Endicott College
Beverly, MA
August, 2002 – Present

  • Advising of students
  • Teaching 8+ courses per academic year
  • Member of various college committees
  • Develop new courses and advise on curriculum
  • Chair
    Department of Law and Justice
    Endicott College
    Beverly, MA
    August, 1995 – June 2002

  • Developed a comprehensive criminal justice curriculum
  • Personnel selection, supervision and mentoring of full-time and adjunct faculty
  • Fiscal development and management of departmental budget
  • Advising of students
  • Teaching 5 courses per academic year
  • Faculty Athletic Representative (An NCAA official position)
  • Chair or member of various college committees
  • Director
    Criminal Justice Programs
    Anna Maria College
    Paxton, MA
    January, 1995 - June, 1995

  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate on-campus and satellite programs
  • Personnel selection, supervision and mentoring
  • Fiscal development and management of departmental budget
  • Teaching 3 courses per academic year
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Political Science/Criminal Justice
    Appalachian State University
    Boone, NC
    August 1991 - December 1994

  • Member, Criminal Justice Curriculum Committee, 1991- 1994. Chair, 1993 - 1994.
  • Member, EEOC officer, Departmental Personnel Committee, 1993 - 1994.
  • Advising load of 60 students
  • Faculty advisor to the Criminal Justice Club
  • Senior Internship supervisor
  • Chair, Watauga Resource Center supervisory board, WYN, (WYN is an organization that handles at-risk juveniles) 1993 - 1994.
  • Board of Directors and Executive committee member, WYN 1993 - 1994.
  • Victim's Advocate volunteer, OASIS, (OASIS is an organization that handles domestic violence, rape and sexual assault cases). 1991 - 1994.
  • Domestic Abuse/Rape Crisis telephone line Counselor, OASIS, 1991 - 1994.
  • Assistant Professor
    Salem State College
    Salem, MA
    August 1989 - June 1991

  • Advising load of 80 students
  • Advisor to the Criminal Justice Academy
  • Develop new courses and advise on curriculum
  • Assistant Professor
    North Georgia College
    Dahlonega, GA
    January 1988 - June 1989

  • Advising load of 60 students
  • Advisor to the Criminal Justice Club
  • Develop new courses and advise on curriculum
  • Child Care Worker/ Juvenile Detention Officer
    Judicial Department
    Juvenile Matters, Family Division
    State of Connecticut
    New Haven, CT
    1980 - 1984

  • Counsel juvenile offenders in a secure facility
  • Provide security in court
  • Supervise educational instruction for juveniles
  • Transport juvenile offenders to adult facilities
  • Work with local law enforcement personnel
  • PUBLICATIONS (1995 - current)

    Jerin, R.A. and L.J. Moriarty (2010) The Victims of Crime. Prentice Hall.

    L.J.Moriarty and R.A. Jerin (eds) (2008) Current Issues in Victimological Research. 2nd edition. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press

    Fields, C.B. & R.A. Jerin (2005) "Murder and Mayhem in the Media:Media Misrepresentation of Crime and Criminality" in R. Muraskin and A. Roberts (eds), Visions for Change: Justice and the Twenty-First Century. Forth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    Jerin, R.A. (2004) “The Status of Victimological Research and Victims’ Rights in the United States.” Tokiwa International Victimology Institute Journal. 1 (1) 129 - 149

    Jerin, R.A. (2003) “Jerome Miller” in M.D. McShane and F.P. Williams (eds) Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

    Fields, C.B. & R.A. Jerin (2002) "The Media and the Criminal Justice System" in R. Muraskin and A. Roberts (eds), Visions for Change: Justice and the Twenty-First Century. Third Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    Jerin, R.A and B. Dolinsky (2001) "You've Got Mail! You Don't Want It: Cyber-Victimization and On-Line Dating." Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 9(1) 15-21.

    Jerin, R.A. (2001) "Victim's Rights Legislation: An Overview" in L. Moriarty (ed) Policing and Victims. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    Moriarty, L. J. and R.A. Jerin (eds) (1999) Current Issues in Victimology Research. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press

    Jerin, R.A. (1999) “Three Strikes and Your Out Legislation: A Cheap and Effective Crime Control Initiative? Yes.” In C. Fields (ed.), Controversial Issues in Corrections. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon

    Fields, C.B. & R.A. Jerin (1999) "The Media and the Criminal Justice System" in R. Muraskin and A. Roberts (eds), Visions for Change: Justice and the Twenty-First Century. Second Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    Jerin, R.A. and L.J. Moriarty (1998) Victims of Crime. Chicago, IL: Nelson-Hall Publishers.

    Jerin, R.A. (1996) "The Pennsylvania Prison Society" in M.D. McShane and F.P. Williams III (eds), Encyclopedia of American Prisons. New York, NY: Garland Publishing

    Fields, C.B. & R.A. Jerin (1996) "The Media and the Criminal Justice System" in R. Muraskin and A. Roberts (eds), Visions for Change: Justice and the Twenty-First Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

    Jerin, R.A. & L.J. Moriarty (1995) "Victim services or self-service: An analysis of victim witness assistance programs and providers" Criminal Justice Policy Review V.7, NO. 2/95, pp. 142-154.

    Jerin, R.A. (1995) Book Review The Criminologist, January/February vol. 20, No.1. p. 18 - 19.

    SCHOLARLY PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS (2002 - 2006)

    Jerin, R.A. "Victimological Education in North America." Roundtable presented at the 12th International World Symposium on Victimology meeting, Orlando, FL August, 2006.

    Jerin, R.A. "Academic Educational Programs in Victimology." roundtable presented at the American Symposium on Victimology, Huntsville, TX March 2006

    Jerin, R.A. “Accessing Interns for Victims’ Services.” Program presentation for the National Organization for Victim Assistance annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August, 2005

    Jerin, R.A. "Crime Victims Rights the Americas." Plenary speaker at the 3rd American Symposium on Victimology meeting, Fresno, CA January 2005.

    Jerin, R.A. “Edwin H. Sutherland: The First Victimologist?” Poster session presented at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting, Denver, CO, November, 2003.

    Jerin, R.A. “Accessing Interns for Victims’ Services.” Program presentation for the National Organization for Victim Assistance annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, August, 2003

    Jerin, R.A. "Crime Victims Rights in the United States." Plenary speaker at the 11th International World Symposium on Victimology meeting, Stellenboch, South Africa, July, 2003.

    Jerin, R.A. “Accessing Interns for Victims’ Services.” Program presentation for the National Organization for Victim Assistance annual meeting, Nashville, TN, August, 2002

    Jerin, R.A. "Internship Evaluation of Criminal Justice Majors by Site Supervisors." Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 2002

    COURSES TAUGHT

    Civil Liabilities of Justice Personnel
    Corrections
    Criminal Justice Research Methods
    Criminology
    Current Issues in Criminal Justice
    Domestic Violence
    International Justice Systems
    Internship
    Introduction to Criminal Justice Community Corrections
    Juvenile Delinquency
    Juvenile Justice Systems
    Law and Society
    Portfolio
    Race and Justice
    Research Methods for the Social Sciences
    Senior Capstone
    Statistics for the Social Sciences
    The American Court System
    Theories of Crime and Justice
    Victimology

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2002 - 2006

    8/06 Participant at the 12th International World Symposium on Victimology meeting, Orlando, FL

    3/05 Participant at the American Society of Victimology Annual Meeting, Huntsville, TX

    3/06 Participant at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD

    8/05 Participant at the National Organization for Victim Assistance Meeting, Atlanta, GA

    6/05 Participant at the Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Bristol, RI

    3/05 Participant at the American Society of Victimology Annual Meeting, Fresno, CA

    3/05 Participant at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

    11/04 Participant at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

    9/04 Participant at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting, Raleigh, NC

    1/04 Participant at the American Society of Victimology Annual Meeting, Wichita, KS

    11/03 Participant at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

    8/03 Participant at the National Organization for Victim Assistance Meeting, New Orleans, LA

    7/03 Participant at the 11th International World Symposium on Victimology meeting, Stellenboch, South Africa.

    6/03 Participant at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Bristol, RI

    3/03 Participant at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)

    National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

    The World Society of Victimology (WSV)

    National Victim Center

    The Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS)

    Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA)

    American Society of Criminology (ASC)

    American Society of Victimology (ASV)

    Massachusetts Victim Assistance Academy (MVAA)

    REFERENCES

    Beverly Dolinsky, Ph.D.
    Division of Arts and Sciences
    Endicott College
    Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 232-2194

    Laura J. Moriarty, Ph.D.
    Acting Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond, VA 23284-2019
    (804) 828-1674

    Charles B. Fields, Ph.D.
    Eastern Kentucky University
    105 Stratton Building
    Richmond, KY 40475
    (606) 622-6650

    Biographical Profile

    Robert A. Jerin is a Professor and former Chair in the Law and Justice Department at Endicott College. He has a B.S. in criminal justice from the University of New Haven, an M.S. in criminology from Florida State University, and received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from Sam Houston State University in 1987. He has published a textbook in 2010 with Dr. Laura Moriarty entitled The Victims of Crime and edited another book in 2000 and 2008 with Dr. Moriarty entitled Current Issues in Victimology. He has published articles in the American Journal of Police, Criminal Justice Policy Review and Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture. Additionally, he has had chapters published in edited volumes on Media and Crime, Crime in the 21st Century, Crime Victims Services, Current Correctional Issues and the Juvenile Justice System. Dr. Jerin is currently volunteering as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence and a domestic violence hotline counselor. He has worked as a crime victim’s advocate, a battered women’s and rape crisis counselor in North Carolina and a juvenile detention officer for the State of Connecticut. He is a life member of the National Organization for Victim Assistance, The World Society of Victimology, a board member of the American Society of Victimology and a member of the National Center for Victims of Crime. Dr. Jerin is also a recipient of the John P. J. Dussich award from the American Society of Victimology for his contributions to the field of Victimology. He is currently involved in research on Internet victimization, victim service providers, economic victimization, international criminal justice issues, victim’s rights and criminal justice pedagogy.

    Works-in-Progress

    articles - The Handbook of Victimology

    contribution - Facts on File, Governing America