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Wilcox, Pamela

Pamela K. Wilcox University of Cincinnati, USA

Pamela Wilcox is Professor in the School of Justice at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D. (1994) in Sociology at Duke University.  She has published numerous works aimed at developing and testing theories of crime, victimization, and crime prevention.  For instance, she is co-author of Criminal Circumstance: A Dynamic Multicontextual Criminal Opportunity Theory (2003).  Her articles have appeared in a number of sociological, criminological, and multi-disciplinary journals, including Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Crime and Delinquency, Social Forces, Social Problems, Sociological Quarterly, and Violence & Victims.  She has also been co-Investigator on several federally-funded grants aimed at collecting longitudinal and contextual data on such things as school-based offending and victimization, student fear of crime and perceptions of safety, and bar-related violence.  Professor Wilcox serves on editorial boards for the top scholarly journals in the areas of criminology and criminal justice, including Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and Victims and Offenders.  She previously served as Deputy Editor of Justice Quarterly.