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Scott Jacques

Associate Professor    

Ph.D., University of Missouri- St. Louis


Scott Jacques is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Missouri – St. Louis in 2010.  His research focuses on crimes against drug dealers, the offenders’ perspective more broadly, and theorizing method. He has interviewed hundreds of active offenders in the United States and the Netherlands, including drug sellers, robbers, and shoplifters. His coauthored book is Code of the Suburb: Inside the World of Young Middle-Class Drug Dealers (University of Chicago Press). His work has been published in journals such as Criminology, Crime & Delinquency, The International Journal of Drug Policy, The Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and Theoretical Criminology. He also serves as Editor of The International Criminal Justice Review.