Faculty Bio

Jeanna M. Mastrocinque, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice


  • B.A., University of Delaware
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Rochester Medical Center


  • Criminal Law
  • Judicial Process

Research Interests

  • Victimology: specific victim populations; needs and use of resources; health consequences; experiences in the criminal justice and health systems
  • Criminal justice and health
  • Families and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide
  • Quantitative methods
  • Capital Punishment


  • Presidential Award, Initiatives for Women, University at Albany
  • Honors Degree with Distinction, University of Delaware
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Golden Key International Honor Society

Recent Publications

  • Mastrocinque, J.M., Metzger, J., Madeira, J., Lang, K., Pruss, H., Sandys, M., Navratil, & Cerulli, C. (In press). I’m still left here with the pain: Exploring the health consequences of homicide on families and friends. Homicide Studies.
  • Mastrocinque, J.M., Thew, D., Cerulli, C., Raimondi, C., Pollard, R.Q & Chin, N. (In press). Deaf victims’ experiences with intimate partner violence: The need for integration and innovation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
  • Mastrocinque, J.M. & McDowall, D. (In press). Does recent victimization impact confidence in the criminal justice system? Victims & Offenders.
  • Mastrocinque, J.M. (2014). Victim Personal Statements: An analysis of notification and utilization. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 14(2), 216-234.