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Jay Kennedy, PhD

Assistant Professor

2014 PhD, University of Cincinnati
2013 MBA, University of Cincinnati
2010 MS, Wayne State University
2001 BS, Eastern Michigan University

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Dr. Kennedy completed his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, where he was Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Fellow, as well as a Yates Scholar. While at the University of Cincinnati Jay was awarded a Graduate Minority Fellowship from the American Society of Criminology, and received several research grants and awards. A graduate of the MBA program at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati, his research focuses upon the multi-level antecedents of corporate crime, deviance within corporations, employee theft, the role business ethics plays in decision-making, product counterfeiting and intellectual property theft. Prior to attending graduate school, Jay spent just over 8 years working for a number of corporations in the metro Detroit area, including a major non-profit organization, a family-owned automotive supplier, and a Fortune 100 corporation.


Losing Control: A Test of Containment Theory and Ethical Decision Making

Year: 2015 Authors: Kennedy, J. P. Journal: International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences

Business Ethics as a Means of Controlling Abusive Corporate Behavior In G. Barak (ed.) International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kennedy, J. P. Publisher: Routledge

Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in the Measurement of White-Collar and Corporate Crime In T.S. Bynum & B.M. Huebner (eds.) Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Benson, M., Kennedy, J. & Logan, M. Publisher: Wiley

Employee Theft In F. Cullen & M.L. Benson (eds.) Handbook of White-Collar Crime

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kennedy, J. P. Publisher: Oxford