Zachary Loftus received his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Florida State University. His research focuses on personality correlates of offending—primarily the Big Five personality traits and self-control—with an emphasis on intervening and conditional processes. His research interests also include morality, informal sanctions, and deterrence. In addition to his research, he also teaches courses in Corrections, Methods of Offender Treatment, and Criminology.
More than 60 co-authored publications were published by FSU Criminology students and faculty in the last six years.