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Paul J Becker

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Paul Becker is an Associate Professor of Sociology and is affiliated with the Criminal Justice Studies Program. He also serves as an academic advisor for the Prelaw Program. Paul received his Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University. He joined the faculty in Fall 2002.


  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Research Interests

  • Hate crimes
  • Extremism
  • Corporate crime
  • Environmental crime
  • Visual sociology
  • Criminology
  • The exploitation of children
  • The representations of crime in film and on television