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Jay Albanese

Jay Albanese

Professor of Criminal Justice

Virginia Commonwealth University

Jay Albanese

Dr. Jay Albanese is a professor of criminal justice in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a globally renowned expert in organized crime, corruption and professional ethics with an extraordinary record of performance in teaching, scholarship and service. For over three decades, he has advanced the field of criminal justice through transformative investigations of human behavior, which include the groundbreaking application of risk assessment methodology to combat criminal activity. Dr. Albanese’s research spans contemporary issues associated with organized crime, including human trafficking, global, environmental and social changes and corruption. His contributions to the profession include elected leadership roles within the discipline’s foremost professional associations, speaking engagements in 25 countries, two international visiting professorships, authorship of national standards and numerous contributions to the United Nations. Dr. Albanese received a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

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