2001 PhD Criminal Justice, University at Albany of the State University of New York
1996 MA Criminal Justice, University at Albany of the State University of New York
1993 JD Brooklyn Law
1990 Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Joshua D. Freilich is a member of the Criminal Justice Department and the Criminal Justice PhD Program at John Jay College. He is the Creator and co-Director of the United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), an open source relational database of violent and financial crimes committed by political extremists in the U.S. Professor Freilich’s research has been funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). His research focuses on the causes of and responses to terrorism, measurement issues, and criminology theory, especially environmental criminology and crime prevention.