Dr. Jessica Grosholz
Dr. Jessica Grosholz is an Associate Professor of Criminology at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, with expertise in prison reentry, recidivism, corrections and qualitative methodology. She received her MA from George Washington University in 2006 and her PhD from Emory University in 2014; both in Sociology with a focus in Criminology.
Prior to joining the Sarasota-Manatee campus, she was an instructor at Emory University, where she taught criminology and community-building courses. She has also been an advocate for formerly incarcerated persons in the Atlanta region. When Jess is not hanging out with current and former offenders, you can find her cheering on her favorite sports teams – the Miami Dolphins, the Atlanta Braves, the Georgia Bulldogs and now, the USF Bulls.