Julie Brancale received her Ph.D. in Criminology from Florida State University. Her research focuses on factors in the life course that may increase victimization and exploitation risk, primarily among the elderly. In addition, her research addresses the role of juvenile justice system involvement in subsequent offending and educational attainment.

Research Interests

Elder Victimization and Exploitation | Juvenile Justice | Education and Crime | Life Course | Correctional Policy

Education

Ph.D. 2017, Florida State University; Criminology

M.S. 2011, Florida State University; Criminology

B.S. 2008, Florida State University; Criminology

Recent Publications

Brancale, Julie and Thomas G. Blomberg. 2019. “Employing Mixed Methods.” In Mathieu Deflem and Derek M.D. Silva (Eds.), Methods of Criminology and Criminal Justice Research: Sociology of Crime, Law, and Deviance, Volume 24. Emerald Publishing.

Brancale, Julie, Blomberg, Thomas G., Pesta, George B. 2019. “Elder Financial Exploitation in the United States.” In Emil Plywaczewski and Ewa Guzik-Makaruk (Eds.), Current Problems of the Penal Law and Criminology. Eighth Edition. Warsaw, Poland: C.H. Beck.

Brancale, Julie, Thomas G. Blomberg, and William D. Bales. 2018. “Electronic Monitoring.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford University Press.

Brancale, Julie and Thomas G. Blomberg. 2018. “From Mass Incarceration to a Medium Secure Society.” In (Maria João Guia, João Pedroso, and Silvia Gomes, eds.) Prison, State, and Violence. Springer.

Blomberg, Thomas G. and Julie Mestre Brancale . 2018. “Crime control policy.” In (Richard Wright, ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press..

Selected Publications

Brancale, Julie, Thomas G. Blomberg, and William D. Bales. 2018. Electronic Monitoring. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.472

Brancale, Julie and Thomas G. Blomberg. 2016. From Mass Incarceration to a Medium Secure Society. In (Maria João Guia, João Pedroso, and Silvia Gomes, eds.) Prison, State, and Violence. Springer. Forthcoming.

Blomberg, Thomas G. and Julie Mestre Brancale. 2018. Crime control policy. In (Richard Wright, ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Garduno, L. Sergio and Julie Mestre Brancale. 2017. Examining the Risk and ProtectiveFactors of Gang Involvement among Hispanic Youth in Maryland. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(6), 765-782.

Blomberg, Thomas G. and Julie Mestre. 2014. Net-widening: Past, Present and into the Future. In (Mitchell J. Miller, ed.) Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. Wiley-Blackwell.