School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Jeffery R. Osborne
Professional Lecturer of Criminal Justice
Jeffery R. Osborne joined the Marist College community in 2017 after living in New York City. He holds graduate degrees in both criminal justice and forensic psychology from the CUNY Graduate Center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He has published articles on active shooter incidents, serial homicide, and deception detection, as well as presented his research both nationally and abroad. Jeffery has taught a variety of courses at Marist, including criminal justice research methods and psychological perspectives on criminal behavior.
MPhil, Criminal Justice, CUNY Graduate Center
MA, Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
BS, Psychology, University of California, San Diego
Research Interests / Areas of Focus
Active shooter incidents, serial homicide, environmental criminology and crime analysis (ECCA), investigative psychology
Osborne, J. R., & Capellan, J. A. (2017). Examining active shooter events through the rational choice perspective and crime script analysis. Security Journal, 30(3), 880-902.
Osborne, J.R., & Salfati, C. G. (2015). Re-conceptualizing “cooling-off periods” in serial homicide. Homicide Studies, 19(2), 188-205. doi: 10.1177/1088767914526716.
Sorochinski, M., Hartwig, M., Osborne, J. R., Wilkins, E., Marsh, J., Kazakov, D., & Granhag, P.A. (2014). Interviewing to detect deception: When to disclose the evidence? Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 29(2), 87-94. doi: 10.1007/s11896-013-9121-2
Luke, T. J., Hartwig, M., Brimbal, L., Chan, G., Jordan, S., Joseph, E., Osborne, J. R., & Granhag, P.A. (2013). Interviewing to elicit cues to deception: Improving strategic use of evidence with general-to-specific framing of evidence. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 28(1), 54-62. doi: 10.1007/s11896-012-9113-7
Osborne, J. R., & Salfati, C. G. (2017, November). The (Un)usual suspects: Placing active shooter offender characteristics in context. Paper presentation at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Osborne, J. R., & Salfati, C. G. (2016, November). Connecting active shooter offender & incident characteristics: Do different types of offenders commit different types of incidents? Paper presentation at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Osborne, J. R., & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November). Active shooter offenders & mass homicide: Connecting offender characteristics, motivations, & victim selection. Paper presentation at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, USA.
Osborne, J. R., & Salfati, C. G. (2014, April). The environmental context: The role of situational factors in behavioral (in)consistency. Paper presentation at the 15th International Academy of Investigative Psychology Meeting, London, UK.
Osborne, J. R., Horning, A. M., & Salfati, C. G. (2010, August). Re-conceptualizing “cooling-off periods” in serial homicide. Paper presentation at the First Annual John Jay College – Behavioral Science Unit Collaborative Research Conference on Homicide and Violence, Baltimore, MD, USA.