Last updated on: 4/19/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Thomas Blomberg, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Criminology at Florida State University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 19, 2010

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, Criminology, Florida State University, 1973-present
  • Member, American Society of Criminology Policy Committee, 2009-present
  • Editor, Criminology & Public Policy, 2008-present
  • Executive Director, Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research, Florida State University, 2004-present
  • Dean, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2003-present
  • Invited Professor, Sociology, Lille University (France), Fall 2003
  • Recipient, Julia Lathrop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Juvenile Justice, American Criminal Justice Association, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, 2003
  • Member, Editorial Board, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2002-present
  • Member, Advisory Board, Center on Terrorism and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 2001-present
  • Member, Advisory Board, Keiser College, 2001-2004
  • Program Chair, Youth Crime Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, 1998
  • Task Force Member, Juvenile Crime and Victims, American Correctional Association, 1994
  • Associate Editorial Consultant, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 1990-present
  • Associate Dean, Florida State University, 1988-1989 and 1999-2003
  • Chair, Search Committee for the Executive Director of the Florida Network of Victim Witness Services, Inc., 1988
Education:
  • PhD, Criminology, University of California atBerkeley, 1973
  • MS, Criminology, University of California at Berkeley, 1970
  • BA, Sociology, University of California at Berkeley, 1969
Other:
  • Editorial Consultant, Macmillan, Allyn Bacon, Prentice-Hall, Little Brown, Random House, and Wadsworth, 1977-present