Roz Myers / Criminal Justice

Graduate Student Researcher
January 2013 – December 2014

Project: What Can Hate Crimes Tell Us About Justice?

Roz Myers

Roz Myers, J.D., M.A., is a writer and editor in the field of criminal justice, on topics related to crime victimization, offender accountability, and the gap between law and justice. She teaches courses related to law, justice, and society at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she is a doctoral student in criminal justice specializing in victimology, meaning-making in interpersonal victimization, and restorative justice principles and practices. The subject of her dissertation research examines the experiential nature of justice through the lens of hate crimes, bullying, and “othering” dynamics, with a view toward restorative legal responses in severe violent interpersonal crime. She has served for over fifteen years as the managing editor and legal columnist for several journals published by Civic Research Institute, including Crime Victims Report, Sex Offender Law Report, and Victimization of the Elderly & Disabled. Her work in other areas of law has appeared in publications by West, Matthew Bender, and other major legal publishers. She is a mediator certified to conduct Victim-Offender Mediation Dialogue, a voluntary post-adjudication restorative justice process. She is a member of the consultant network of the Office for Victims of Crime, Training & Technical Assistance Center. She is an attorney admitted in New York, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.