Experts

For assistance in reaching a UMass Lowell expert source or to locate a source on a subject not listed here, contact Christine Gillette (Christine_Gillette@uml.edu, 978-934-2209) or Nancy Cicco (Nancy_Cicco@uml.edu, 978-934-4944). 


Social Issues

Adolescence/Teens
Adoption
Aging
Child Development
Criminal Behavior
  • Larry Siegel, professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Crime Data
  • James Byrne, professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies (using data in developing law enforcement policy) 
  • April Pattavina, associate professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies (quantitative and geographic crime data for urban areas)
Domestic Violence
  • Eve Buzawa, professor and chairwoman of the School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Family Issues
Foster Care
Housing Policy
  • David Turcotte, research professor, co-editor, Merrimack Valley Housing Report 
Immigration
Parenting
Police Procedure and Conduct
Prison Culture/Violence
  • James Byrne, professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Cathy Levey, lecturer, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Sex Offender Registries
  • Andrew Harris, assistant professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Sexting
  • Andrew Harris, assistant professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
Terrorism
  • James Forest, associate professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies, Center for Terrorism and Security Studies
Substance Abuse
  • Betty Morgan, associate professor, School of Nursing, Center for Health Promotion and Research