Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Office: 283-C DeVos
Criminological Theory; White Collar Crime; State & Corporate Crime
Patrick Gerkin is an associate professor in the School of Criminal Justice. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and exploring with his wife and two daughters.
Dr. Gerkin completed his Ph.D. in sociology, with emphasis in criminology and race and ethnic relations at Western Michigan University in 2006. After teaching for two years at Mesa State College, in western Colorado, Dr. Gerkin returned to his home state and joined the faculty at GVSU in the fall of 2007.
Restorative justice, white collar crime, masculinity and crime desistence, classic and contemporary criminology, and the drug crime nexus.