Robert A. Jerin is a Professor of Criminal Justice 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 with Dr. Laura Moriarty entitled victims of Crime and edited another book 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 has worked as a crime victim's advocate, battered women’s and rape crisis counselor and a juvenile detention officer for the State of Connecticut. He is currently involved in research on Internet victimization, crime and the media, race and justice, international criminal justice issues and criminal justice pedagogy.
Robert Jerin's area of expertise includes: crime victimization, domestic violence, child abuse, domestic homicide, criminal offending, police community relations and liability, restraining orders and crime victims’ rights
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