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James Levine
Position: Professor, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Research Interests: public policy, law, criminal justice

Prof. Levine is also a member of the Government department. From 1993 to 1999, he served as Executive Officer of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice of the City University of New York located at John Jay College. He received his doctorate in political science from Northwestern University, winning the Edward S. Corwin Award given by the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation in the field of public law completed in 1968. Prior to coming to John Jay he served on the faculties of Michigan State University, the University of Oregon, and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Professor Levine has published two textbooks on criminal justice (co-authored with Michael Musheno and Dennis Palumbo): Criminal Justice: A Public Policy Approach (New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980) and Criminal Justice in America: Law in Action (New York: John Wiley, 1986). He is the co-author, with David Abbott, of Wrong Winner: The Coming Debacle in the Electoral College (New York: Praeger, 1991). His most recent book is Juries and Politics (Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth, 1992). Professor Levine has published numerous articles on criminal justice institutions, criminal justice policy, and research methodology; his research has focused on jury behavior in recent years. His work has appeared in such journals as Judicature, Criminal Law Bulletin, Criminal Justice Ethics, Journal of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies Forum, Law and Social Inquiry, Crime and Delinquency, Social Science Quarterly, Criminology, Public Policy, Law and Society Review, and Polity.