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Michael Palmieri Doctoral Student, Doctoral Teaching Assistant

Research Interest

Terrorism, Counterterrorism Policy, Radicalization of U.S. Citizens, Antecedents of Cybercrime, Treatment Court Evaluation

Educational Background

M.S. in Criminal Justice, North Carolina Central University

B.S. Criminal Justice concentration in Homeland Security, North Carolina Central University


Michael Palmieri, M.S., is a doctoral student and Doctoral Teaching Assistant at UMass Lowell in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies. His research interests focus on terrorism, counter-terrorism policy, radicalization of U.S. citizens, the antecedents of cyber-crime, online identity theft policy, and fairness and consistency in outcomes within treatment courts. Most recently Michael worked on a federally funded grant which is evaluating Veterans Treatment Courts across the southern United States.

His recent professional presentations include:
“Using Online Technology to Enhance Students’ Educational Experience,” Kenneth Ross co-authoring, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2015.