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Dr. Dawn L. Rothe Joins the School of Justice Studies as Chair

Dr. Dawn L. Rothe Joins the School of Justice Studies as Chair

In addition to four dozen peer reviewed articles appearing in such journals as Social Justice, Justice Quarterly, Humanity and Society; Crime, Law, and Social Change; Critical Criminology-An International Journal, International Criminal Law Review, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Contemporary Justice Review, International Journal of Law, Crime, and Justice and over three dozen book chapters, Dr. Rothe is the author (co-author or editor) of eight books including: Crimes of the Powerful, 2016;  Crimes of Globalization, 2014; The Realities of International Criminal Justice, 2013; Towards a Victimology of State Crime, 2013; State Crime, Current Perspectives, 2010/2011; The Crime of All Crimes: An Introduction to State Criminality. 2009; Power, Bedlam, and Bloodshed: State Crime in Post-colonial Africa; and Symbolic Gestures and the Generation of Global Social Control: The International Criminal Court. She has been the recipient of several international grants including a 2014 grant from The German Research Foundation; a 2009 grant from United States Institute of Peace; and a 2008 grant from The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences.Grant from the European Union and the International Human Rights Law Institute at DePaul, the University of San Sebastian and the National University of Ireland.

Dr. Rothe is an internationally renowned scholar. She has been an invited speaker and lecturer at Marburg University, Marburg Germany; Freie Berlin University, Berlin Germany; Ruhr-University, Germany; University College Ghent, Belgium; the University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.; Leuven University, Brussels; Maastricht University, Netherlands; Victoria University, New Zealand; and The International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Onati, Spain. May 2008.  In addition Dr. Rothe was invited as an occasional Professor with Durham University, Centre for Criminal Law, May 2009; and for four consecutive years, at the Post-Doc Graduate Course on Victimology in Dubrovnik, Croatia (May 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) as well as at Monash University, South Africa in 2011. Dr. Rothe has also served as a consultant for the Atlantic Magazine; Inside Business; the Christian Science Monitor; Raw TV/History Channel; and as a Consultant and Research Partner for Daytona Beach Police Department.

Dr. Rothe has received several awards and recognitions including being nominated for the Anneliese Maier Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany; Old Dominion University, College of Arts and Letters Doctoral Mentoring Award; named as Reader Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford; nominated for the for the 2012 State Council of Higher Education for VirginiaOutstanding Faculty Award; awarded the Young Career Award of the National White-Collar Crime Center and the White-Collar Crime Research Consortium; and as Critical Criminologist of the Year. American Society of Criminology.

Additionally, Dr. Rothe was previously a Full Professor at Old Dominion University where she served as the Graduate Program Director from 2012-2016 and continues to serve as the Director of the former International State Crime Research Center, now the Center for Crimes of the Powerful. Rothe has served on Master Thesis and PhD dissertation committees in several countries (Flinders University, South Australia; Leuven University (KU), Belgium; Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany) and has chaired four PhD dissertations, all brought to successful completion in a timely manner. 

Published on August 17, 2016

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