Dr. Volkan Topalli
Volkan Topalli, Ph.D. is
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Georgia State University;
Faculty Associate, Partnership for Urban Health Research;
Member, The International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology
(UK); Editorial Board Member,
The Open Criminology Journal,
and Member, Mprize 300.
Volkan’s research interests include:
- Drug markets and urban violence
- Offender decision-making and the psychology of crime
- Experimental work with active, noninstitutionalized street offenders
- Community responses to neighborhood crime (drugs, violence, etc)
Volkan earned his B.S. in Psychology (Neuroscience) at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1989, his M.S. in Experimental Psychology at Tulane University in 1994, and his Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology at Tulane University in 1998.
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