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Jonathan Grubb – Associate Professor

Statesboro Campus

Office: Carroll Building – Room 1065

Phone: (912) 478-0469

Email: JGrubb@georgiasouthern.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Biography

Dr. Grubb is an associate professor with the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia Southern University. He received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in 2015 during which time he worked with the Crime Victims Institute to investigate victimization within Texas.

He currently conducts research on the spatiotemporal clustering of crime, victimization of vulnerable populations, perceptions and attitudes of professionals working with victims of domestic violence as well as human trafficking, and arson within urban environments. His research has been published in the Journal of Research in Crime and DelinquencyCrime & Delinquency, the Journal of Interpersonal ViolenceTrends in Organized CrimeInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative CriminologySecurity Journal, as well as Victims and Offenders. Recently, Dr. Grubb and Dr. Chad Posick published Crime TV: Streaming Criminology in Popular Culture (New York University Press) which utilizes modern television shows as a frame for understanding criminological theory. 

Education

Ph.D., Criminal Justice (2015)
Sam Houston State University

M.S.C.J., Criminal Justice (2011)
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

B.S., Sociology (2009)
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

Introduction to Criminal Justice; Research Methods; Gangs and Society; Victimology; Drugs and Society; Family Violence; Popular Culture & Justice; Comparative World Criminal Justice Systems; Inside-Out; Senior Seminar

Graduate Courses

Proseminar in Criminal Justice and Criminology; Quantitative Research Design; Criminological Theory; Victimization and The Criminal Justice System; Global Perspectives on Human Trafficking; Victim, Crime, and Society; Human Trafficking Victimization, Offending, and Societal Responses 

Research

Books

Grubb, J. A. & Posick, C. (2021). Crime TV: Streaming Criminology in Popular Culture. New York, NY: New York University Press. 

Grubb, J. A. & Posick, C. (Under Contract). Streaming criminology: Theory and justice through the lens of popular TV shows. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Journal Articles

Grubb, J. A., & Muftić, L. R. (2017). A comparative analysis of domestic violence shelter staff perceptions regarding barriers to services in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0306624X17739559

Grubb, J. A., Muftić, L. R., & Deljkić, I. (2016). An exploratory analysis of prosecutorial attitudes of sex trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Trends In Organized Crime, 19(2), 175-194.

Grubb, J. A., & Nobles, M. R. (2016). A spatiotemporal analysis of arson. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 53(1), 66-92.

Awards & Honors

2017 – Faculty Development Committee, Georgia Southern University ($3,137).

2017 – Campus Life Enrichment Committee Funding Opportunity, Georgia Southern University ($2,800).

2016 – Campus Life Enrichment Committee Funding Opportunity, Georgia Southern University ($3,750).

2013 – Rolando, Josefa and Jocelyn del Carmen Criminal Justice Scholarship, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University.

2012/2013 – Doctoral Summer Fellowship, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University.

Last updated: 10/1/2021