Jodi Lane

Professor of Criminology and Law, University of Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Fear of crime
  • Perceived risk
  • Crime policy
  • Corrections
  • Juvenile justice

Key Findings


Jodi Lane, Professor of Criminology and Law at the University of Florida, is an expert in the fear of crime, crime policy, corrections and juvenile justice.

Lane has worked with the RAND Criminal Justice Program, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Articles published in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education have listed her as one of the most prolific authors in criminology and criminal justice journals, and she has received awards from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology Division on Corrections and Sentencing.

She has been published in numerous scholarly journals, including Justice Quarterly, Criminal Justice and Behavior and Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.

Lane received her Ph.D. in Social Ecology, Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine and M.A. and B.A. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University.

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