Experts by Expertise: Crime and Criminal Justice

For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or ub-news@buffalo.edu.

Note to members of the news media:

The correct name of the university is “University at Buffalo,” not “University of Buffalo.”

  • Head shot of Robert Adelman, University at Buffalo immigration and U.S. Census expert.
    7/15/21

    Robert Adelman

    Chair and Professor of Sociology

    Expertise: urban sociology, segregation, race, immigration, U.S. Census

    Phone: 716-645-8478

    Email: adelman4@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Daniel Antonius.
    11/22/23

    Daniel Antonius

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry

    Expertise: terrorism, violence, aggression, CTE and behavior, mental health and the legal system

    Phone: 716-898-5290

    Email: danielan@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Christine P. Bartholomew, University at Buffalo faculty expert on class actions, evidence and antitrust law, and on clergy abuse.
    3/28/24

    Christine P. Bartholomew

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: class actions, antitrust law, consumer protection, clergy abuse, clergy privilege

    Phone: 716-645-7399

    Email: cpb6@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Guyora Binder, University at Buffalo criminal law expert.
    8/16/21

    Guyora Binder

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law and Hodgson Russ Faculty Scholar

    Expertise: criminal law, felony murder, homicide, jurisprudence, legal theory, international law

    Phone: 716-645-2673

    Email: gbinder@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of S. Todd Brown, University at Buffalo business bankruptcy and corporate fraud expert.
    6/16/23

    S. Todd Brown

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: business bankruptcy, bankruptcy trusts, complex litigation/mass torts, corporate governance, and corporate fraud

    Phone: 716-645-2052

    Email: stbrown2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mary Bush.
    12/19/18

    Mary Bush

    Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry

    Expertise: forensic dentistry, bite mark analysis, victim identification

    Phone: 716-829-2862

    Email: bushma@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Peter Bush.
    12/5/16

    Peter Bush

    Director of the South Campus Instrument Center

    Expertise: forensic dentistry, bite mark analysis, victim identification

    Phone: 716-829-3561

    Email: pjbush@acsu.buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Charles P. Ewing.
    8/16/21

    Charles P. Ewing

    SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus

    Expertise: crime, psychology of crime, forensic psychology, criminal trials, murder trials, insanity defense, death penalty, juvenile law, sex offenders

    Phone: 716-645-2770

    Email: cewing@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora.
    4/7/23

    Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora

    Associate Professor of Law

    Expertise: legal philosophy, transnational law, transitional justice, truth commissions, Colombia’s peace agreement, international human rights and compensation

    Phone: 716-645-3292

    Email: jorgefab@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Lindsay Hahun, University at Buffalo media psychology and media effects expert.
    11/10/21

    Lindsay Hahn

    Assistant Professor of Communication

    Expertise: media psychology, morality, media effects, children and media, media and radicalization

    Phone: 716-645-1172

    Email: lhahn2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Patricia Logan-Greene.
    2/28/24

    Patricia Logan-Greene

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: violence and victimization, adverse childhood experiences, gun violence and prevention, child maltreatment

    Phone: 716-645-1533

    Email: pblogang@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Carine Mardorossian, University at Buffalo medical humanities and sexual violence expert.
    8/16/21

    Carine Mardorossian

    Professor of English, and Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Expertise: medical humanities, death and dying, feminism, sexism, sexual violence, Caribbean literature

    Phone: 716-645-0711

    Email: cmardoro@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Nadine "Shaanta" Murshid, University at Buffalo faculty expert on social policy, intimate partner violence and microfinance.
    9/12/23

    Nadine Shaanta Murshid

    Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Expertise: microfinance, mobile financial services, domestic violence, street harassment, women’s health, trauma

    Phone: 716-645-5749

    Email: nadinemu@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Athena D. Mutua, University at Buffalo civil rights law and legal justice system expert.
    6/23/23

    Athena D. Mutua

    Professor of Law and Floyd H. and Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar

    Expertise: civil rights law; constitutional law (Fourteenth Amendment); critical race and feminist legal theory; law and political economy; race and the legal justice system

    Phone: 716-645-2873. Athena D. Mutua can sometimes be contacted more quickly through the UB Media Relations team at ub-news@buffalo.edu.

    Email: admutua@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Anthony O'Rourke, University at Buffalo criminal law and procedure expert.
    8/16/21

    Anthony O’Rourke

    Joseph W. Belluck and Laura L. Aswad Professor of Civil Justice

    Expertise: criminal law and procedure, inequality in the criminal justice system

    Phone: 716-645-3097

    Email: aorourke@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Kelly Patterson, University at Buffalo housing and urban development expert.
    4/12/23

    Kelly Patterson

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: social welfare policy; cannabis policy; residential segregation; fair housing; gentrification; homelessness; poverty and economic inequality; race and class

    Phone: 716-645-1248

    Email: klp27@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Michael Rembis, University at Buffalo disability history and disability studies expert.
    6/23/23

    Michael Rembis

    Director of the Center for Disability Studies

    Expertise: disability history; disability studies; history of madness and mental illness; mental health in the context of prisons/mass incarceration; history of eugenics

    Email: marembis@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of David Schmid.
    8/16/21

    David Schmid

    Associate Professor of English

    Expertise: popular culture, cultural studies, celebrity, crime, manhood, the monstrous, contemporary British and American fiction, American literary and cultural treatments of the city

    Phone: 716-645-0679

    Email: schmid@buffalo.edu

  • John Violanti at night in front of a blurred police car with lights on.
    8/16/21

    John M. Violanti

    Research Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: police stress, health and suicide; PTSD

    Phone: 716-829-5481

    Email: violanti@buffalo.edu