Amy Shlosberg

Amy Shlosberg

Associate Professor of Criminology, Department Chair

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Contact Information


  • Combined Correctional Course
  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: U.S. and U.K.
  • Criminology Honors Thesis
  • Internship in Criminology
  • Introduction to Crime and Criminology
  • Miscarriages of Justice
  • Offender Reentry and Reintegration
  • Penology
  • Preparing for Professional Life
  • Race and Crime
  • Research Methods in Criminology
  • Wrongful Convictions


  • Negative implications of incarceration and issues surrounding reentry, with an emphasis on policy and procedural reform
  • The causes and remedies of wrongful conviction
  • Post-secondary education in prison and upon reentry


  • BS, Criminal Justice, Rutgers University
  • MA, Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • PhD, Criminal Justice, The Graduate Center at City University of New York

Academic Profile

Professor Shlosberg’s research has been published in several academic journals, including the Albany Law Review, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Justice Systems Journal, and Deviant Behavior. She is also the co-host of two podcasts; Direct Appeal podcast, which examines the murder and dismemberment of Bill McGuire and analyzes the trial, and subsequent conviction, of his wife Melanie; and Women and Crime, a podcast that covers cases in which women have been the offender, the victim or wrongfully convicted and exonerated while using a criminologist lens to look at how women are treated in the criminal justice system and examine the causes of female crime, and victimization.

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