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Robert Kane, PhD

Department Head, Professor, Department Head, Professor, Criminology & Justice Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

Contact:

robert.j.kane@drexel.edu

215.895.2455

Kane’s teaching and research interests center around police authority and accountability, the ecology of urban policing and the intersections among neighborhood violence, justice and urban health. Kane has conducted field research in Philadelphia, New York City, Phoenix and the District of Columbia. He has worked with the police and other justice authorities in the Netherlands, England and Ireland.

Among other scholarly activities, he has recently written a book entitled Jammed Up for New York University Press based on research he conducted in the New York City Police Department on career-ending misconduct. To date, this was the largest and most comprehensive study of misconduct ever conducted in an American police department. He co-authored the book with former Arizona State University colleague, Michael White.

For news media inquiries, contact Emily Storz at els332@drexel.edu, 215.895.2705 (office) or 609.351.3592 (cell). 

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