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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

Biography

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.

Publications

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