School of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., M.A., University of Massachusetts Lowell
B.S., Ohio State University
Elias Nader is an assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice. He received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology in 2019 from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His primary research interest focuses on the application of emerging adult theory to life course criminology, including how social bonds and turning points function in the desistance process for this population. Additionally, his research examines topics within the field of policing, such as policy implementation, program evaluation and decision-making.
Prof. Nader has collaborated on projects focused on collaboration with community partners, including community-based intervention programs and local police departments. Some of his recent work has been published in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.