Thomas Blomberg
#409620 Overall Influence

Thomas Blomberg


Why is this person notable and influential?

Thomas Blomberg is a criminologist, Dean and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology at the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and the Executive Director or the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research. He earned a B.A. in sociology, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in criminology from the University of California at Berkeley.

Blomberg has diverse research interests. He has studied ways to effectively leverage research knowledge to inform public policy, and topics such as elderly financial fraud, juvenile offenders who are incarcerated and later reintegrated, cognition turning points, victim services, and corrections reform.

He has been the principal investigator for numerous grant-funded research initiatives, including the Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program, The Juvenile Justice No Child Left Behind Collaboration Project, and the Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Program in Palm Beach County.

Blomberg has also been recognized with several teaching awards from Florida State University, for whom he has been teaching in various capacities since 1973. He is the co-author and author of a large body of scholarly work, including his upcoming work, Financial Exploitation of Aging Adults and his first book, published in 1978, Social Control and the Proliferation of Juvenile Court Services.

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Thomas G. Blomberg is an American criminologist. He is an expert in criminology research and public policy; delinquency, education and crime desistance; penology and social control; and victim services. His research focuses on examining the relationship between educational achievement among incarcerated youthful offenders and successful community reintegration. He is currently the Dean and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology at the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Florida State University
Florida State University

University in Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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#80 World Rank
Criminal Justice