School of Criminal Justice

Debra Ross

Debra E. Ross
Associate Professor
 
 
Grand Valley State University
School of Criminal Justice
255-C DeVos Center
401 W. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6431
Telephone: (616) 331-7150
Fax: (616) 331-7155
 
 
 
 

Dr. Ross began teaching at University of Central Florida as an instructor in Fall 1995, and was a lecturer and an assistant professor at Buffalo State College until June 2003.  Dr. Ross joined the Grand Valley State University School of Criminal Justice faculty in August 2003.  Dr. Ross' research and writing interest lies mainly with white-collar and corporate crime, specifically environmental crime, but also examines identity theft, citizen police academies and criminal justice curriculum issues.  

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice.  Jan 1999.  Rutgers University.  School of Criminal Justice.  Newark, New Jersey.   
M.S. in Criminal Justice.  September 1992 Northeastern University. College of Criminal Justice. Boston, Massachusetts.
B.A. in Sociology.  May 1990. Eckerd College.  Saint Petersburg, Florida.

COURSES TAUGHT AT GVSU
CJ 101 Justice & Society
CJ 300 Research Methods
CJ/WGS 320 Crimes Against Women
CJ 408 White Collar Crime                                                       
CJ 400 Qualitative Research Methods
CJ 495 Issues in Criminal Justice, Capstone
CJ 604 Criminal Justice Policy and Program Evaluation
CJ 606 Research Methods in Criminal Justice                           
CJ 680 Advanced Corporate Crime
CJ 680 Issues in Research and Writing
CJ 680 Organized Crime
CJ 685 Teaching Workshop


Recent Publications:
 

Ross, D., Ross, J., & MacDuffee, S.  (2010) Citizen Police Academies in Erie County, New York. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 10 (3), 91-104.

Ross, Debra.  (2007).   "Archer Daniels Midland."  In Encyclopedia of White Collar Crime, edited by Jurg Gerber, 10-11.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Ross, Debra.  (2007).   "Dennis Levine."  In Encyclopedia of White Collar Crime, edited by Jurg Gerber, 169-170.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Ross, Debra.  (2007).   "Drexel Burnham Lambert."  In Encyclopedia of White Collar Crime, edited by Jurg Gerber, 82-84.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Ross, Debra.  (2007).   "Don Dixon."  In Encyclopedia of White Collar Crime, edited by Jurg Gerber, 81-82.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Ross, Debra.  (2007).   "Ivan Boesky."  In Encyclopedia of White Collar Crime, edited by Jurg Gerber, 31-33.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.


 
 

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