Chad Posick is an assistant professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia Southern University. He received his doctorate in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. There, Chad completed his dissertation which examined the overlap between offending and victimisation in 30 countries. This line of research focuses on what makes victims and offenders similar and how to prevent violence by intervening in the ‘cycle of violence.’
Aside from exploring the relationship between offending and victimisation, Chad is interested in how biology shapes behaviour and how trauma and abuse can shape later biological functioning. Particularly, his current research is exploring how to intervene in the cycle of violence, comprehensively explain victimisation, and police-community relations. He currently teaches Criminal Behaviour, Statistics, and Inside-Out.
You can connect with him on Twitter @buildingpeaks
- Victimology in Need of a Psychosocial Perspective (03 August 2017)