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Jennifer Bradford

Bradford, Jennifer


Criminal Justice/Criminology, Cybersecurity, Military Veteran, Terrorism


Terrorism/counterterrorism, mass-violence and extremism/Countering Violent Extremism, Federal law enforcement, Cybercrime and cyber threat analysis, Pretrial/bail Issues, Research ethics, Study abroad

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology


Office Phone: 303-615-0214

Interviewed by: FOX31, CW2, Denver7

Social Media: Linkedin


Jennifer Bradford, Ph.D., received her doctorate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2010, specializing in corrections. She received her Master of Criminal Justice from Boston University in 2005 and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Willamette University in 1999. In addition to corrections, her areas of specialization include community corrections, prison rehabilitation, inmate-correctional officer relations, and pretrial services.

She has taught online for Boston University since 2006 to include Research Methods, Criminology, Statistics, Victimology, Terrorism, and White Collar Crime. Dr. Bradford has presented nationwide at several professional conferences and has publications on a variety of research topics to include cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation for juvenile sex offenders and juvenile sight and sound separation policy implications.

She served six years active duty for the US Navy as a Chinese linguist and worked professionally as a sworn bond commissioner for Larimer County Pretrial Services, which included bond advisement processing at the Larimer County Detention Center in Fort Collins, CO. Dr. Bradford currently serves her community as a Victim Advocate for Broomfield City and County and serves as the Department of Higher Education designee on the CO Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

Bradford teaches a variety of courses at MSU Denver to include (but not limited to) Intro to Corrections, Research Methods & Basic Statistics, Criminal Justice & the Social Structure, Victimology, Federal Law Enforcement and Terrorism, Criminological Theories, and the Capstone Senior Experience course.

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