Education: Ph.D. in sociology, Boston College, 1980 Courses Most Commonly Taught: Criminology, White Collar Crime, Penology, Media and Crime, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Principles of Sociology, Victimology. Courses Developed: White Collar Crime, Penology, Victimology, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Mass Media and Crime, Sociology of Mass Communication, Programs Developed: Major and Minor in Criminal Justice.
Research Areas: Families of murder victims and the death penalty; Sentencing Corporate Violators; Media and Crime. Book Publications: Criminology and Justice; The Promise of Sociology. Articles Published: on corporate crime, drugs and crime and mass media and crime.