Gohar Petrossian, Ph.D.

Gohar Petrossian is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at CUNY - John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Prior to coming to John Jay, she taught as an adjunct professor at Rutgers University - Newark, School of Criminal Justice, where she designed and taught a course titled Wildlife Crime. Her research interests include crimes against wildlife, spatial and temporal analysis of crime and GIS mapping, environmental criminology and opportunity theories, and crime prevention. She is the author of articles published in Crime Science, Biological Conservation, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Ocean and Coastal Management, British Journal of Criminology, Journal of Experimental Criminology, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, and Security Journal. She is currently working on a book titled Last Fish Swimming: The Global Crime of Illegal Fishing (Global Crime and Justice Series. ABC-CLIO, LLC, Praeger Imprint).