Dr. Globokar teaches Introduction to Sociology, Criminological Theory, Law and Society, Gangs and Society, Criminal Justice, and Theories in Policing.  She joined Concordia's faculty in 2019.  Her academic work centers on the contextual and historical factors that shape responses to crime, including victim services, probation, and gang policy.  Dr. Globokar is involved in anti-violence and reentry work on Chicago's West side.


  • PhD, Criminology, Law, and Justice - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MA, Criminal Justice - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • BA, Psychology - University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Academic and Professional Highlights -- Publications

  • Wallace, H., Roberson, C., & Globokar, J.L. (2019).  Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives (9th ed.). Routledge.

  • Globokar, J.L., Erez, E., & Gregory, C.R.  (2019).  Beyond advocacy: Mapping the contours of victim work. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(6), 1198-1223. First published online May 25, 2016.  

  • Globokar, J.L., & Erez, E.  (2019). Conscience and convenience: American victim work in organizational context. International Review of Victimology, 25(3), 341-357. Published online October 21, 2018.

  • Globokar, J.L., & Toro, M. (2017). The politics of punishment: A study of the passage of the 1925 Federal Probation Act. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 56(8), 534-551.

  • Lazarus-Black, M., & Globokar, J.L. (2015). Foreign attorneys in U.S. LL.M. programs: Who’s in, who’s out, and who they are.  Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 22(1), 3-65. (Keystone article)

  • Erez, E., Globokar, J.L., & Ibarra, P.R. (2014).  Outsiders inside: Victim management in an era of participatory reforms.  International Review of Victimology, 20(1), 169-188.

  • Winters, R.C., Globokar, J.L., & Roberson, C. (2014).  An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation.  CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).

  • Berko, A., Erez, E., & Globokar, J.L. (2010).  Gender, crime, and terrorism: The case of Arab/Palestinian women in Israel.  British Journal of Criminology, 50(4), 670-689.

  • Globokar, J.L.  (2010). Introduction to Online Learning: A Guide for Students. Sage Publications.