Portrait of Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Malgorzata Zuber

Malgorzata Zuber, Ph.D.

Malgorzata J. Zuber grew up in Kielce, in south-central Poland. She attended the University of Rzeszow in Poland where she earned LL.M. degree in 2010 and M.Ed. in pedagogy in 2011. Last year of her M.Ed. degree was completed at University of Genoa in Italy as a part of Erasmus Program scholarship. She moved to the United States in 2012 and enrolled in a criminal justice program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In 2014 she earned M.A. degree in criminal justice, and in 2018 Ph.D. in criminal justice and criminology. She received few The Erasmus+ staff mobility grants that allowed her to teach and be trained in multiple universities including in Turkey, Spain (Gran Canaria), and Slovakia. In the fall of 2016, she moved to Pennsylvania to continue her work at Alvernia University.

 


 

Education
  • Ph.D. in criminal justice and criminology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2018

  • M.A. in criminal justice, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2014

  • M.Ed. in pedagogy, University of Rzeszow (Poland), 2011

  • LL.M, University of Rzeszow (Poland), 2010

  • B.A. in social rehabilitation, Swietokrzyska Szkola Wyzsza in Kielce (Poland), 2009
Research Interests 
  • Immigration policy

  • Intersection of immigration and criminal law

  • Criminological theory

  • Risk and protective factors for offending
Courses Taught
  • SRH 101 First Year Seminar

  • CJ 102 Criminology

  • CJ 221 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

  • CJ 403 Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Selected Publications
  • Zuber, M. (2021). Understanding Green Card Marriage Freud. Lexington Books: Lanham, MD.

  • Zuber, M. and Greenberg, E. (2017). Cross-cultural dispositions to crime: An investigation of macro-environmental influences on neutralization. In: E.W. Pływaczewski and E.M. Guzik-Makaruk (eds.), Current problems of the penal law and criminology, Aktuelle Probleme des Strafrechts und der Kriminologie, C.H.Beck, Warszawa, p.865-881.

  • Zuber, M. and Goh-Marchese, E. (2016). Noshir Sheriarji Gowadia – A Case Study. The Norwich Review of International and Transnational Crime, Vol.1(2), p.75-92.

  • Zuber, M., Greenberg, E. and Williams, L. (2016). Differentiable attitudes towards specific crimes and contexts: A quantification of neutralization techniques. Polish Journal of Social Rehabilitation, Vol.11, p.163-183.

  • Pattavina, A., Socia, K. and Zuber, M. (2015). Economic stress and domestic violence: Examining the impact of mortgage foreclosures on incidents reported to the police from 2005 to 2009. Justice Research and Policy, Vol. 16(2), 147-164.
Selected Presentations
  • Goida, E.H. and Zuber, M. (March 2018). The Impact of K-9 Units on Crime in Pennsylvania. Presented to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: New Orleans, LA.

  • Zuber, M. and Greenberg, E. (March 2017).  Gender Differences in Attitudes toward Sexual Assault: A Neutralization-Based Approach. Presented to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: Kansas City, MO.

  • Zuber, M. (November 2016). Inside the Green Card Marriage Phenomenon. An Overview of Completed Study. Presented to the American Society of Criminology: New Orleans, LA.

  • Zuber, M. and Goh-Marchese, E. (June 2016). Power of Influence: Peers or Parents? Presented at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Sweden.

  • Zuber, M. and Asagba, J. (March 2015). Bostonians’ Familiarity with and Assessments of Anti-Terrorism. Presented to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: Orlando, FL.

  • Zuber, M., Greenberg, E. and Williams, L. (November 2014). Cross-cultural dispositions to crime: An investigation of macro-environmental influences on neutralization. Presented to the American Society of Criminology: San Francisco, CA.

  • Pinckney, T.M., Greenberg, E. and Zuber, M. (June 2014). Comparing the Crime Imageries of News Media and Video Games. Presented to the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Portsmouth, RI.
Professional Affiliations
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

  • The American Society of Criminology 

 


Contact Information

Malgorzata (Meg) Zuber

Bernardine Hall 003B

Phone: 610-796-82330

malgorzata.zuber@alvernia.edu

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