Julie Brancale received her Ph.D. in Criminology from Florida State University. She is the Co-Director of the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her research focuses upon identifying and evaluating methods to more effectively incorporate research into criminal and juvenile justice policy and practice. Additionally, she studies victimization patterns across the life course, especially among older adults.

Research Interests

Criminal Justice Policy | Juvenile Justice Policy | Correctional Policy |Education and Delinquency | Life Course | Victimization of Older Adults

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 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..

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