Department of Sociology
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2012
Matthew VanEseltine joined the Bowling Green faculty in the fall of 2011. His main interests are in the study of crime and deviance, especially life-course criminology. His current work examines changes in criminal activity associated with marriage and parenthood in early adulthood. Additional areas of interest include social theory, patterns in homicide trends, and the study of state and corporate crime. Throughout his research, he pays particular attention to the validity and value of major criminological theories.