Michael Rocque is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Bates College, Lewiston Maine. His research interests are life-course criminology, corrections, and violence. He is the author of several books, including Great Debates in Criminology with Chad Posick. Rocque is the former director of research at the Maine Department of Corrections and is interested in improving the practice of risk assessment.
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