Professor Emeritus of Criminology, Law and Society
Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
2375 Social Ecology II
Criminology, Law and Society
Regulation of healthcare and healthcare fraud.
Summary of Research Interests: Paul Jesilow is Professor 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, In the Same Voice: Women and Men in Law Enforcement, Doing Justice in the People’s Court: Sentencing by Municipal Court Judges, Prescription for Profit: How Doctors Defraud Medicaid, and Myths That Cause Crime, 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.