1987 MA University of Massachusetts at Boston
1983 BA Georgetown University
Rosemary Barberet is Professor in the Sociology Department where she directs the Master of Arts Degree Program in International Crime and Justice. A native of Connecticut and trained in criminology in the United States (PhD, University of Maryland, 1994), she commenced her academic career in Europe (Spain and England). Dr. Barberet's publications have dealt with self-reported youth crime, violence against women, business crime, crime indicators and comparative methodology. Her presentations and guest lectures span two continents, three languages and have been delivered to public service professionals (police officers, judges and court employees, women's associations) as well as to academic colleagues. Dr. Barberet's research interests include the use of criminal justice data and research in policymaking, crime indicators, victimization, gender and crime and cross-cultural methodology. From 2001-2005 she chaired the International Division of tahe American Society of Criminology. She is actively involved in a number of criminology associations around the world and is fluent in Spanish and French. In 2006 Dr. Barberet was awarded the Herbert Bloch Award of the American Society of Criminology for service to the society and to the professional interests of criminology, as well as the Rafael Salillas Award of the Sociedad Espanola de Investigación Criminológica. Her most recent book, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry won awards from both the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology and the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Dr. Barberet represents the International Sociological Association (ISA) at the United Nations and is a member of the ISA Executive Committee. She has consulted for the World Bank, the Colombian Government's Statistical Agency DANE, the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education and was an invited expert to the Technical Consultative Expert Group Meeting on Making the United Nations Crime Prevention Guidelines Work.