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About Greg Warchol

Greg Warchol is a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Northern Michigan University. He specializes in field research on the illegal trade in wildlife in Africa. He has worked throughout much of east and southern Africa examining all aspects of the trafficking of wildlife. Dr. Warchol was awarded a contract in July of 2015 to complete a book for Temple University Press on the illegal trade in wildlife.
His other research interests include firearms violence, asset forfeiture law and transnational crime. He was involved in field research in Belize, Central America and Mexico examining the nature of policing.
Dr. Warchol recently finished two field research studies in 2013 and 2015 about the nature of the conflict in Northern Ireland and its impact on political prisoners. He regularly attends the annual meetings of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology.
A native of Chicago, he received his doctorate from Michigan State University and his masters and bachelors from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His previous professional experience includes being on the staff of the Cook Country States Attorney's Office, the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the US Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.


Present Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Northern Michigan University

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Theoretical Approaches to Environmental Crime (1)

Illegal Trade in Wildlife (11)

Probation, Parole and Bail (2)

Asset Forfeiture and Policing (8)

International Policing and Criminal Justice (2)

Workplace Violence (1)