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  • Name: Alex Piquero

    Job Title: Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology and Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar

    Company Name: University of Miami

    Bio: Alex R. Piquero is Chair of the Department of Sociology and Arts & Sciences Distinguished Scholar at the University of Miami. He also holds several other academic appointments, including Professor of Criminology at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, Adjunct Professor in the Griffith Criminology Institute at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, and Fellow of the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute. Piquero is a former co-editor of the Journal of Quantitative Criminology and currently serves as editor of the Justice Evaluation Journal. Prior to his arrival at the University of Miami, he served on the faculties of the University of Texas at Dallas, Florida State University, University of Maryland, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/City University of New York, University of Florida, Northeastern University, and Temple University.

    Bio 2: He has published over 475 peer-reviewed articles in the areas of criminal careers, crime prevention, criminological theory, and quantitative research methods, and has collaborated on several books. In addition to his membership on over a dozen editorial boards of journals in criminology and sociology, Piquero has served as Executive Counselor with the American Society of Criminology and as a member of numerous national panels focused on juvenile and criminal justice. Piquero has provided congressional testimony on evidence-based crime prevention practices and has provided counsel and support to local, state, national, and international criminal justice agencies. In 2015, United States Attorney General Eric Holder appointed him to the Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board.