Nicole Leeper Piquero

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Nicole Leeper Piquero is Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami. Prior to joining University of Miami, she was the Associate Provost for faculty development and program review and the Robert E. Holmes Jr. Professor of Criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas. She earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland.

She has held faculty positions at the University of Florida, Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Northeastern University.

She has been awarded several research grants to fund studies on a number of criminology concerns, including identity theft, policing, body cameras, white collar crime, intellectual property crime and community probation programs.

She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Society of Criminology, and the National White-Collar Crime Research Consortium. She has written and co-written many peer-reviewed articles, including “Rationalizing the Fear of Falling? An Examination of Motivations of White-Collar Crime”, “Does Morality Condition the Deterrent Effect of Perceived Certainty among Convicted Felons,” and “Low Self-Control and the Desire for Control: An Empirical Test of White-Collar Crime and Conventional Crime”.

In 2017, she was honored with the Emerald Publishing 2017 Highly Commended Publication Award and she is widely recognized as among the top female criminologists working in the field today.

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According to Wikipedia, Nicole Leeper Piquero is an American criminologist and the Robert E. Holmes Jr. Professor of Criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas . She has been the associate provost for faculty development and program review there since 2015, and has held the position of Robert E. Holmes Jr. tenured professor there since 2016. A 2013 article in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education ranked her as one of the top five female academics publishing in respected criminology and criminal justice journals.

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