Associate Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
R.C. Vance Academic Center
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Political Science
Wagner College
Criminal Justice
Rutgers University - Newark
Criminal Justice
Rutgers University - Newark
Publications, Research & Presentations

Block, S. (2021). Objectification of Women. In G. Robertiello (Ed.) Sexual Harassment and Misconduct. (pp. 212-214). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. 

Schnobrich-Davis, J., Block, S., & Lupacchino, J. (2020). Analysis of Herman Goldstein Problem-Oriented Policing Awards from 1993-2011. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 14(3), 616-629.

Block, S. & Lesneskie, E. (2018). A thematic analysis of spectator violence at sporting events in North America. Deviant Behavior, 39(9), 1140-1152.

Lesneskie, E. & Block S. (2017). School violence: The role of parental and community involvement. Journal of School Violence. 16(4), 424-446.

Block, S. (2017). Marijuana business workers most common news source. Newspaper Research Journal. 38(2), 187-197. 

Block, S. (2017). Impact of the War on Drugs. In G. Robertiello (Ed.) Use and Abuse of Police Power. (pp. 183-189). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.                       

Pires, S., Block, S., Bela, R., & Marteache, N. (2016). The spatial distribution of smoking violations on a no-smoking campus: Implications for prevention. Journal of American College Health, 64(1), 62-68.

Block, S. & Ruffolo, L. (2015). An exploratory content analysis of offender concerns before incarceration. The Prison Journal: An International Forum on Incarceration and Alternative Sanctions, 95(3), 309-329.

Roberts, A. & Block, S. (2015). Motor vehicle theft. In W.G. Jennings (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. (pp. 890-893). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Block, S. (2015). Victimless crimes. In J.D. Wright (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. (Vol. 25, pp. 75-79). Oxford: Elsevier.  

Block, S. Brown, C.A., Barretti, L.M., Walker, E., Yudt, M., & Fretz, R. (2014). A mixed-method assessment of a parenting program for incarcerated fathers. Journal of Correctional Education, 65(1), 50-67.

Block, S. & Fujita, S. (2013). Patterns of near repeat temporary and permanent motor vehicle thefts. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 15(2), 151-167.

Roberts, A. & Block, S. (2013). Explaining temporary and permanent motor vehicle theft rates in the United States: A crime-specific approach. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 50(3), 445-471.

Block, S. (2012). Characteristics of internationally trafficked stolen vehicles along the U.S.-Mexico border. Western Criminology Review, 13(3), 1-14.

Block, S., Clarke, R.V., Maxfield, M.G., & Petrossian, G. (2012). Estimating the number of U.S. vehicles stolen for export using crime location quotients. In M. A. Andresen & J. B. Kinney (Eds.) Geometry, Patterns and Prevention: Essays in Honour of P. & P. Brantingham, Crime Science Series (pp. 54-68). New York: Routledge.

Block, S. & Maxfield, M.G. (2011). Model national crime statistics: U.S. Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey. In M. Natarajan (Ed.). Introduction to International Criminal Justice (pp. 455-461). New York: Cambridge University Press.


Courses Taught

CRM 238 Corrections
CRM 303 Juvenile Delinquency: Origins & Interventions
CRM 310 Victimless Crime
CRM 321 Sexual Predators
CRM 367 Criminal Justice Policy Planning & Prevention
CRM 405 The Death Penalty
CRM 450 Drugs and Society
CRM 478 Crime Analysis

CJ 510 Law, Justice & Issues of Inequality
CJ 560 Sexual Offending
CJ 578 Law, Harm, and Morality
CJ 578 Police Behavior