Dr. Scott Jacques

Georgia State University


Scott Jacques is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University, and Editor of International Criminal Justice Review. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Missouri St. Louis in 2010.  His expertise is offender decision-making and mixed-methods research. He has collected data from active offenders in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, St. Louis. His work appears in prominent criminology journals, and has two books – Grey Area and Code of the Suburb – published, respectively, by University College London Press and University of Chicago Press. As part of the Evidence-Based Cyber Security research group, he is working on a study of detecting and preventing academic dishonesty (“cheating”) in online college courses.