Melissa L. Rorie

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
Expertise: White-Collar Crime, Corporate Crime, Criminological Theory, Research Methods

Biography

Melissa Rorie is an expert in the field of white-collar and corporate crime, theory testing and research methodology. An assistant professor of criminal justice in the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, Rorie's current work explores regulation and corporate compliance theoretical explanations for elite white-collar and corporate crime, the prevention of corporate crime, and the use of Monte Carlo Simulations. 

Rorie’s research has been published in Oxford Handbooks and Edgar Elgar readers as well as a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including: Crime, Law and Social Change; Criminology & Public Policy; Criminal Justice Studies; Law & Policy; The International Journal of Law, Crime, and Social Justice; Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology; and the UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland-College Park
  • M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland-College Park
  • B.S. in Psychology, Mary Washington College

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