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Markovic, Vesna
Vesna
Markovic
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science
Criminal Justice, National Security Program
203-931-2986
SCHC307
South Campus Hall
Academic Credentials

    Education

    Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, 2009 

    M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999 

    B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995

    Recently Published Books and Articles

    2016 Gottschalk, P. & Markovic, V. Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs): The Case of Combating Criminal Biker Gangs. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (IJCJS). Vol. 11(1): 30-44.

    2016 Markovic, V. Terrorism and the Female Suicide Bomber. In S. Sharp, S. Marcus-Mendoza, K. Cameron, E.S. Daniel-Roberson (eds.), Across the Spectrum of Women and Crime: Theories, Offending, and the Criminal Justice System. Carolina Academic Press: Durham, NC.

    2016 Markovic, V. Crime and Punishment in Serbia. In W. Jennings (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ.

    2015 Markovic, V. Terrorism and the Possible Threats to Critical Infrastructure. Paper for the Public Security Forum. Yeosu, South Korea.

    2013 Markovic, V. Financing Terrorism. In U. Gurbuz (ed.) Capacity Building in the Fight Against Terrorism. NATO Science for Peace and Security Studies Series, E: Human and Societal Dynamics, vol. 112, 74-81.

    2013 Markovic, V. Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber. In U. Gurbuz (ed.) Future Trends and New Approaches in Defeating the Terrorism Threat. NATO Science for Peace and Security Studies Series, E: Human and Societal Dynamics, vol. 111, 31-36.

    2013 Markovic, V. Chapter 6: The Contemporary Face of Transnational Criminal Organizations and the Threat They Pose to U.S. National Interest: A Global Perspective. In B. Riley, K. Kiernan (eds.), The “New” Face of Transnational Crime Organizations (TCOs): A Geopolitical Perspective and Implications to U.S. National Security. Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff White Paper, March, 2013, 106-115.

    Recent Grants

    2015 Faculty Advisor. The P2P: Challenging Extremism Initiative. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. $4,000

    2013/14 Principal Investigator. Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations: Assessing Their Criminal Activities and Presence inside the United States, Contract from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), 1 year project. $6,000.

    2013 Principal Investigator. HIDTA WebPMP, Contract from the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), 4 month project. $19,500.

    2012 Principal Investigator. Pakistan Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) Violent Extremist Organizations and Transnational Criminal Organizations in Pakistan, Kiernan Group, DOD project, 2 month project. $30,000.

    Other

    Dr. Vesna Markovic is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Criminal Justice in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven. Her Areas of specialization include Terrorism (particularly suicide bombings and financing terrorism), and Transnational and Organized Crime. Dr. Markovic serves as co-advisor for Alpha Tau –UNH’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honors Society.