Scott JacquesProfessor Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Ph.D., University of Missouri- St. Louis
prevention; choice and opportunity; qualitative and mixed-methods; offender-based research
Scott Jacques is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University, and the Director of Criminology Open. His areas of interest are prevention, choice and opportunity, qualitative and mixed-methods, and offender-based research. His books are Code of the Suburb: Inside the World of Young Middle-Class Drug Dealers, coauthored with Richard Wright (University of Chicago Press 2015); Grey Area: Regulating Amsterdam’s Coffeeshops (UCL Press 2019); and, Jeremy Bentham on Police: The Unknown Story and What It Means for Criminology, coedited with Philip Schofield (UCL Press 2021). He serves as Director of CrimRxiv and is editor of two journals, The International Criminal Justice Review and The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology. You can learn more about him at his website, below.