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Justice Studies

Academic Rank

Full Professor

Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of Nebraska, Ph.D.,1977

Washington State University, M.A.,1970

Washington State University, B.S.,1969

Dissertation Title

A Study of the Relationships Among Higher Education, Open-Closed Belief Systems, and Job Performance of Non-Supervisory Patrol Personnel

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1979 -1985 and 1988–2012 (on leave from 1985 to 1988)

Louisiana State University, 1985-1988

University of Nebraska, 1972-1979

Administrative and Professional Experience

Department Chair, San Jose State University, 1988-1993

Advisory Board Member, Administration of Justice Bureau, 1989-l993

Department Head, Louisiana State University, 1985-1988

Graduate Advisor, San Jose State University, two terms

Vicechair, University of Nebraska, 1977-1979

Consulting: Police consultant and expert witness with respect to policies and procedures, management and training practices, crime prevention, and crime analysis, 1987-2000.

Selected Publications

Books and Publications

Police & Society, R. Roberg, et al., Oxford University Press, in 8th Edition, 1993-Current.

Police Management, R. Roberg, et al., Oxford University Press, three editions, 1997-2002.

Measuring Crime: Large Scale, Long-Range Efforts, D. MacKenzie, P.J. Baunach, and R. Roberg, West Publishing, 1981.

Critical Issues in Corrections: Problems, Trends, and Prospects, R. Roberg and V. Webb, West Publishing, 1981.

Police Management and Organizational Behavior: A Contingency Approach, R. Roberg, West Publishing, 1979.

The Changing Police Role: New Dimensions and New Issues, R. Roberg, editor., Justice Systems Development, 1976.

Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice Series, R. Roberg, series editor, Wadsworth Publishing, 1983-1995.


Over twenty articles and contributed chapters published in refereed journals and books. (see CV for details)



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