Jeff Rojek is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice. He received his Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Jeff’s research focuses on policing and anti-counterfeiting. He has received more than $3 million in research funding from federal (National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), state and local agencies as a principal and co-principal investigator to examine topics that include police practitioner-researcher partnerships, intelligence led-policing, violent crime, law enforcement response to disasters, officer decision-making, officer safety and police training.
- Alpert, G., Mclean, K., Rojek, J., Smith, M. (2018) Police Officers as Warriors or Guardians: Empirical Reality or Intriguing Rhetoric? Justice Quarterly.
- Alpert, G., Hansen, J., Rojek, J., Shjarback, J. (2018). Present but not prevalent: Identifying the organizational correlates of researcher-practitioner partnerships in U.S. law enforcement. Police Practice & Research.
- Manjarrez, V., Rojek, E., Rojek, A., Wolfe, S. (2018). Why does organizational justice matter? Uncertainty management among law enforcement officers. Journal of Criminal Justice, 54: 20–29.