Julie Brancale

Assistant Professor
Julie Brancale

Julie Brancale's research focuses on understanding the causes, consequences, and justice system responses to financial exploitation and victimization of older adults. Additionally, she studies the impact of juvenile justice system involvement on education, desistence, and delinquency. Through all of her research, Dr. Brancale seeks to translate the findings into actionable policy and practice recommendations.

Research Interests

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


Ph.D. 2017, Florida State University; Criminology

M.S. 2011, Florida State University; Criminology

B.S. 2008, Florida State University; Criminology

Selected Publications

Brancale, Julie, and Thomas G. Blomberg. 2022. The Role of Normative Age-Graded Transitions and Human Agency in Patterns and Variations of Financial Exploitation of Older Adults. 2022. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0022427822107516.

Brancale, Julie, Thomas G. Blomberg, Sonja Siennick, George B. Pesta, Nic Swagar, Kaylee Noorman, Jonathan Caswell, and Cecilia Chouhy. 2021. Building Collaborative Evidence-Based Frameworks for Criminal Justice Policy. Criminal Justice Policy Review. DOI: 10.177/0887403421101234. 

Chouhy, Cecilia, Nic Swagar, Julie Brancale, Kaylee Noorman, Sonja Siennick, Jonathan Caswell, William D. Bales, George B. Pesta, and Thomas G. Blomberg. 2021. Forecasting Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Proposed Criminal Justice Legislation. American Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-021-09619-8. 

Blomberg, Thomas G., Julie Mestre Brancale, Kevin Beaver, and William D. Bales, eds. 2016. Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy. London: Routledge.  


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Office Hours

Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM / 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Thursday: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM

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