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Carole Gibbs, PhD

Associate Professor

2006 PhD, University of Maryland
2003 MA, University of Maryland
1999 BA, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Carole Gibbs is an associate professor at Michigan State University with a joint appointment in the School of Criminal Justice and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.  Her research interests include environmental justice and corporate and white-collar crimes that harm the environment.  She is one of the founding members of the Conservation Criminology research framework and certificate program.  Recent publications appear in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and Law and Policy.


A Routine Activities Analysis of White-collar Crime in Carbon Markets

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Gibbs, C., Cassidy, M., and Rivers III, L. Journal: Law and Policy

An Empirical Assessment of Corporate Environmental Crime Control Strategies

Year: 2013 Authors: Simpson, S.S., Gibbs, C., Rorie, M., Slocum, L.A, Cohen, M.A., and Vandenbergh, M.P. Journal: Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

Expanding the Environmental Justice Frame: A Case Study of Community Risk and Benefit Perceptions of Industrial Animal Farming Operations

Year: 2012 Authors: Larkins, M., Gibbs, C., Rivers III, L., and Dobson, T. Journal: Race, Gender and Class

Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Environmental Performance

Year: 2012 Authors: Gibbs, C. Journal: Crime, Law and Social Change

Introducing Conservation Criminology: Toward Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Environmental Crimes and Risks

Year: 2010 Authors: Gibbs, C., Gore, M., McGarrell, E., and Rivers III, L. Journal: British Journal of Criminology