Gohar Petrossian

Gohar Petrossian

Associate Professor
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Haaren Hall - 631.07


Ph.D.,   Rutgers University-Newark, School of Criminal Justice (2012, Criminal Justice)
M.A.,    CUNY - John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2006, Criminal Justice)
B.A.,     Hartwick College (2000, Political Science)


GOHAR PETROSSIAN is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, and the Director of the International Crime and Justice Masters Program at John Jay College. Her research interests include crimes against wildlife, with a particular interest in Illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing; spatial and temporal analysis of crime and GIS mapping; environmental criminology and opportunity theories; and crime prevention. She is the author of the book Last Fish Swimming: The Global Crime of Illegal Fishing (Global Crime and Justice Series. ABC-CLIO, LLC, Praeger Imprint), published in 2019.

JJC Affiliations

Department of Criminal Justice; International Crime and Justice MA Program

Languages spoken/fluent in

Armenian, Russian, English