Rosemary Barberet is Professor in the Sociology Department where she directs the Master of Arts Degree Program in International Crime and Justice. A native of Connecticut and trained in criminology in the United States (PhD, University of Maryland, 1994), she commenced her academic career in Europe (Spain and England). Dr. Barberet's publications have dealt with self-reported youth crime, violence against women, business crime, crime indicators and comparative methodology. Her presentations and guest lectures span two continents, three languages and have been delivered to public service professionals (police officers, judges and court employees, women's associations) as well as to academic colleagues. Dr. Barberet's research interests include the use of criminal justice data and research in policymaking, crime indicators, victimization, gender and crime and cross-cultural methodology. From 2001-2005 she chaired the International Division of tahe American Society of Criminology. She is actively involved in a number of criminology associations around the world and is fluent in Spanish and French. In 2006 Dr. Barberet was awarded the Herbert Bloch Award of the American Society of Criminology for service to the society and to the professional interests of criminology, as well as the Rafael Salillas Award of the Sociedad Española de Investigación Criminológica. Her current book, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry (Routledge, 2014) received the Distinguished Book Award from the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology, and the 2015 Outstanding Book Award from the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Barberet currently serves on the Executive Committee of the International Sociological
Association and is the Editor of Feminist Criminology, the official journal of the Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology.