Lee Ross

, Ph.D., M.A.

Associate Professor

Criminal Justice

Biography

Dr. Lee E. Ross is an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Central Florida.  A graduate of Rutgers University, his research interest span a variety of areas, from his seminal work on religion and social control theory to more recent explorations into the consequences of mandatory arrest policies and the patriarchal role of relgion in domestic violence.  As editor of the first edition to the War Against Domestic Violence, Dr. Ross spent several years as a group facilitator to the Milwaukee Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP).  His scholarship can be found in a variety of academic journals, including Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, The Justice Professional, Sociological Spectrum, and Sociological Focus, among others. A member of the graduate faculty, Dr. Ross teaches a variety of courses, including domestic violence and systems responses as well as race, crime, and justice.   Recently, Dr. Ross became the first criminologist in the state of Florida to qualify as an expert witness in a criminal case involving domestic violence.

Credentials

  • Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration, Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Criminal Justice
  • M.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration, Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Criminal Justice
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • crime theory
    • criminal justice systems
    • religion and crime
    • minorities and the criminal justice system
    • intimate partner homicide
    • critical race theory
    • scholarship of teaching and learning
    • victimology
    • domestic violence
    Books
    Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

    By Lee E. Ross, associate professor of criminal justice

    Published in: November 2017
    Continuing the War on Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lee Ross, associate professor of criminal justice

    Published in: July 2014

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