Eric Madfis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Criminal Justice

Madfis, Eric

Contact information

Dept: Social Work
Room: WCG 223C
Phone: 253-692-4809
Email: emadfis@u.washington.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Sociology, Northeastern University, 2012.
  • M.A., Sociology, Northeastern University, 2007.

Biography

Eric Madfis became a member of UW Tacoma's faculty in the fall of 2012. His research interests are in juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, theoretical criminology, homicide and interpersonal violence, school crime and security, youth subculture and counterculture, masculinities and crime, and hate crime and supremacist groups. His most recent scholarship explores perceptions of and reactions to threats of rampage shootings in American public schools.