Regulation of healthcare and healthcare fraud. White-collar crime, the police.
Summary of Research Interests: Paul Jesilow is Professor Emeritus of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the topics, including: The Quiet Revolutionaries: Seeking Justice in Guatemala (University of Texas Press), In the Same Voice: Women and Men in Law Enforcement (Seven Locks Press), Doing Justice in the People’s Court: Sentencing by Municipal Court Judges (State University of New York Press), Prescription for Profit: How Doctors Defraud Medicaid (University of California Press), and Myths That Cause Crime (Seven Locks Press), which was selected by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences as Outstanding Book of the Year.
Professor Jesilow is best known for his research on policing and white-collar crime, in particular fraud in healthcare. His current research focuses on the regulation of healthcare.