Economic Crime and Justice Studies
Faculty / Staff
Donald J. Rebovich, Ph.D.
Professor Criminal Justice
Office: 105 ECJS Building
Donald J Rebovich, Ph.D., is a professor of criminal justice and director of the Economic Crime and Justice Studies Department at Utica College. He is also Executive Director of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) of Utica College.
Before coming to Utica College, Prof. Rebovich served as research director for the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the American Prosecutors Research Institute. At NW3C he was responsible for directing the national analysis of Internet crime report data generated by the FBI's Internet Fraud Complaint Center and directing the National Public Survey on White Collar Crime. He is the author of Dangerous Ground: The World of Hazardous Waste Crime, which presented the results of the first empirical study of environmental crime and its control in the United States. He is co-author of the 2015 U.S. Department of Justice study Hiding in Plain Sight? A Nationwide Study of the Use of Identity Manipulation by Registered Sex Offenders. His background includes research in economic crime victimization, white collar crime prosecution, and multijurisdictional task force development.
Prof. Rebovich has served as advisor to the U.S. Department of Justice on tribal technology and information sharing, and on environmental crime control as well as serving as advisor to The Global Center for Evidenced-Based Corrections and Sentencing, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He obtained his B.S. degree in Psychology from the College of New Jersey and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University.