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Faculty and Staff - Michael Rocque

Michael Rocque, Instructor
5728 Fernald Hall, Room201G
Orono, ME 04469-5728

B.A. University of Maine, Orono
M.A. University of Maryland, College Park
Ph.D. Northeastern University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Michael Rocque is an adjunct instructor in the Sociology Department. He recently received his PhD from Northeastern University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Mr. Rocque is from Augusta, Maine, and attended the University of Maryland for his Master’s degree. His research interests are criminological theory, racial disparities in the criminal justice system, and desistance from crime.

Selected Publications

  • Rocque, M, Bierie, DM, Posick, C, & MacKenzie, DL. (Forthcoming). Unraveling change: Social bonds and recidivism among released offenders. Victims and Offenders.
  •  Rocque, M, Posick, C., & Zimmerman, GM. (Forthcoming). Measuring up: Testing the measurement properties of two self-control measures. Deviant Behavior.
  •  Posick, C, Rocque, M, & Rafter, NR. (Forthcoming). More than a feeling: Integrating empathy into the study of law making, law breaking and reactions to crime. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X12465411.
  •  Rocque, M. (2012). Exploring school rampage shootings: Research, theory and policy. The Social Science Journal. 49(3): 304-313.
  •  Posick, C, Rocque, M, Whitaker, K, & Mazeika, DM. (2012). Examining metal theft in context: An opportunity theory approach. Justice Research & Policy. 14(2): 79-102.
  •  Rocque, M, Welsh, BC & Raine, A. (2012). Biosocial criminology and modern crime prevention. Journal of Criminal Justice. 40(3): 306-312.

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