Geert Dhondt

Geert Dhondt

Geert Dhondt
Associate Professor
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2012 Phd  University of Massachusetts (Economics)
2000 BS    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Aerospace Engineering)
2000 BS    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Science, Technology and Globalization )


Geert Dhondt's teaching and research focuses on the economics of crime and justice.  He is particularly interested in the relationship between race in the post-segregation era, the logic of neoliberal capitalism, and the criminal justice system.  The National Institute of Justice awarded Geert a grant to study the empirical relationship between prison cycling and crime rates.  Geert received a distinguished faculty service award in 2012 and a distinguished teaching award in 2015 at John Jay College, City University of New York where he is an Associate Professor and Department Chair of Economics.  He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.  In his free time he is a PTA Treasurer.  

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  • Stratification Economics
  • Economics of Crime and Justice
  • Political Economy of Race
  • Economic History
  • History of Economic Thought
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