Professor of Criminology and Law, University of Florida
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 published in numerous scholarly journals, including Justice Quarterly, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Crime & Delinquency, and Victims & Offenders. She is the author of Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions (Carolina Academic Press, 2014).
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.