Associate Professor of Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University (2009) – Dissertation: “Suicide Bombings and Lethality: A statistical analysis of tactics, techniques and procedures”
M.A., Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago (1999)
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago (1995)
Areas of expertise:
Terrorism (Suicide Bombings, Financing Terrorism), Transnational and Organized Crime, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Research and Publications:
2016 Gottschalk, P. & Markovic, V. “Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs): The Case of Combating Criminal Biker Gangs.” International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (IJCJS). Vol. 11(1): 30-44.
2016 Markovic, V. “Terrorism and the Female Suicide Bomber.” In S. Sharp, S. Marcus-
Mendoza, K. Cameron, E.S. Daniel-Roberson (eds.), Across the Spectrum of Women and Crime: Theories, Offending, and the Criminal Justice System. Carolina Academic
Press: Durham, NC.
2013 Markovic, V. “Financing Terrorism. In U. Gurbuz (ed.) Capacity Building in the Fight Against Terrorism.” NATO Science for Peace and Security Studies Series, E: Human and Societal Dynamics, vol. 112, 74-81.
2013 Markovic, V. “Suicide Terrorism: The Special Case of the Suicide Bomber.” In U. Gurbuz (ed.) “Future Trends and New Approaches in Defeating the Terrorism Threat.” NATO Science for Peace and Security Studies Series, E: Human and Societal Dynamics, vol. 111, 31-36.