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Scott Wolfe

Associate Professor

PhD 2012, Arizona State University
MS 2008, University of Louisville
BA 2006, Ohio Northern University

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Biography

Scott Wolfe is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in criminology and criminal justice from Arizona State University. Scott’s research focuses on policing, organizational justice, legitimacy, and criminological theory. Currently, he is co-principal investigator on a National Institute of Justice grant evaluating a police officer social interaction and de-escalation training program. Scott’s other recent work has examined issues such as the predictors of police officer seatbelt use, police managers’ support for organizational justice, officers’ experience with negative publicity and the Ferguson Effect, officers’ willingness to use procedural justice, and the legal socialization process.