Paul E Bellair

Professor of Sociology, The Ohio State University
Ohio State Faculty

Paul E. Bellair (Ph.D. State University of New York-Albany, 1995) is Professor of Sociology. His research examines the relationship between macro-micro linkages in explaining delinquency, the relationship between community characteristics and crime, racial-ethnic differences in violence, and interconnections among neighborhood disadvantage, gangs, and violence. He is currently conducting a study of prisoners that seeks to explore the detailed life circumstances that precede incarceration and conditions that affect recidivism upon re-entering the community.

Areas of Expertise
  • Crime, Deviance & Social Control
  • Ph.D., State University of New York-Albany, 1995

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