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 Introduction to Criminal Justice, Corrections, Methods of Offender Treatment, Drugs in the Criminal Justice System, and Criminology.

Research Interests

Personality Correlates of Offending | Integrated Criminological Theory | Offender Treatment

Education

Ph.D. 2019, Florida State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

M.S. 2013, Florida State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

B.S. 2009, Stetson University; Sociology