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Marina Sorochinski

Marina Sorochinski is a Soviet Union born three-time immigrant and an interdisciplinary scholar. She has been working in minority serving institutions since the start of her academic career and is currently an Assistant Professor at the College for Professional Studies at St. John’s University, New York. Her research broadly focuses on behavioral analysis of victimization patterns in violent and sexual crimes for the purpose of improving the investigation of these types of crime. She is currently working on a major undertaking in an emerging area of the Social and Criminal Justice’s as well as the Legal System’s agendas, notably, technology-facilitated gender/sexual violence. Some of her research and especially her community service agenda also includes work on raising awareness about and advocating for the wrongfully convicted. She has been the recipient of multiple scholarships and awards, including a research fellowship from the National Institute of Justice and publishes and presents her research widely.