Ross, Jeffrey Ian. (Ed.) (2021). Routledge Handbook of Street Culture. New York: Routledge Publishers.

Ross, Jeffrey Ian and Francesca Vianello (Eds.) (2020). Convict Criminology for The Future. New York: Routledge Publishers.

Ross, Jeffrey Ian. (Ed.) (2016). Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art. New York: Routledge Publishers.

Ross, Jeffrey Ian. (2016). Key Issues in Corrections, Bristol, England: Policy Press.

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Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D. is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice, College of Public Affairs, and a Research Fellow in the Center for International and Comparative Law, and the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at the University of Baltimore. He has been a Visiting Professor at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, and University of Padua, Italy.

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