Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research

Center Staff

Center Directors

Thomas G. Blomberg, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Criminology & Public Policy Research
850.644.7365 | tblomberg@fsu.ed

George B. Pesta, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Criminology & Public Policy Research 
850.645.6101 | gpesta@fsu.edu

Julie Brancale, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Criminology & Public Policy Research 
850.644.4990 | julie.brancale@fsu.edu

Institute Directors

Aging Adult Fraud Research & Policy Institute

Thomas G. Blomberg, Ph.D.
Director, Aging Adult Fraud Research & Policy Institute

Julie Brancale, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Aging Adult Fraud Research & Policy Institute

Biosocial Criminology Research & Policy Institute

Kevin M. Beaver, Ph.D.
Director, Biosocial Criminology Research & Policy Institute

Corrections Research & Policy Institute

     Daniel Mears, Ph.D.
     Director, Corrections Research & Policy Institute

William D. Bales, Ph.D.
Faculty Affiliate, Corrections Research & Policy Institute

Crime Victim Research & Policy Institute

Jillian Turanovic, Ph.D. 
Director, Crime Victim Research & Policy Institute

Krista Flannigan, J.D.
Co-Director, Crime Victim Research & Policy Institute

Hate Crime Research & Policy Institute

Brendan Lantz, Ph.D.
Director, Hate Crime Research & Policy Institute

     Marin R. Wenger, Ph.D.
     Faculty Affiliate, Hate Crime Research & Policy Institute

     Sylwia J. Piatkowska, Ph.D.
     Faculty Affiliate, Hate Crime Research & Policy Institute

Jail Research & Policy Institute

Jennifer Copp, Ph.D. 
Director, Jail Research & Policy Institute

     Thomas G. Blomberg, Ph.D.
     Co-Director, Jail Research & Policy Institute

     William D. Bales, Ph.D.
     Faculty Affiliate, Jail Research & Policy Institute

   Juvenile and Adult Correctional Education Research & Policy Institute

     Thomas G. Blomberg, Ph.D.
     Director, Juvenile and Adult Correctional Education Research & Policy Institute

     George B. Pesta, Ph.D.
     Co-Director, Juvenile and Adult Correctional Education Research & Policy Institute

Juvenile Justice Research & Policy Institute

     Carter Hay, Ph.D.
     Director, Juvenile Justice Research & Policy Institute

     Sonja E. Siennick, Ph.D.
     Co-Director, Juvenile Justice Research & Policy Institute

Law Enforcement Research & Policy Institute

TBD
Director, Law Enforcement Research & Policy Institute

     William D. Bales, Ph.D.
     Faculty Affiliate, Law Enforcement Research & Policy Institute

     Susan Burton
     Faculty Affiliate, Law Enforcement Research & Policy Institute

Race and Crime Research & Policy Institute

Patricia Y. Warren, Ph.D.
Director, Race and Crime Research & Policy Institute

Eric A. Stewart, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Race and Crime Research & Policy Institute